Buyer Requests: Summertime, Partying, and Summer Food

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    Buyer Requests

    Buyer Requests is a monthly guide to the most requested content from real clients.
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Most Wanted in June

Summer is knocking at the door, and so are our buyers! They’re looking for fresh new content that celebrates the freedom and spirit of summer, especially now that restrictions across the globe are lifting. Many are choosing to be vaccinated and are looking forward to embracing ‘normal’ life once again. This month, our buyers are looking for shots of Summertime, Partying, and Summer Food.

Summertime

Summertime

USE THIS SPECIAL KEYWORD IN YOUR METADATA: BRSUMMERSTARTS2021
Whether it‘s a giant pool party or a BBQ evening with close friends, summer is the season to be spent outdoors. This year, we’ll appreciate summer more than ever; with the opening of beaches, pubs, and bars, people are gathering together again. Our buyers are looking for shots that showcase the overall optimism over summer! Does your country celebrate any special occasions during the summer? Seize the opportunity and include the holiday in your metadata along with the name of the location! Hint: Independence Day and Labor Day happen in Summer, so think ahead and consider the customs and traditions associated with these celebrations!

Shot List Thought Starters

  • Families, friends, and individuals spending time on the beach—playing volleyball, sunbathing, reading a book, building sandcastles, and having fun.
  • Establishing shots of re-opened bars, pubs, and restaurants shot both during daytime and nighttime.
  • Shots of typical summer sports—beach and water volleyball, surfing, snorkeling and diving, paddle boarding, water polo, etc.
  • School break is an important part of summer—think shots of happy children enjoying the summer holiday. The more diverse and creative, the better!
  • Family travel—in a car driving to their holiday destination or camping in nature.
  • Friends on a road trip.
  • 4th of July Celebrations—fireworks, backyard BBQ, etc.
  • Labor Day Celebrations – shots of parade preparations, etc.

Pro Tip: Consider shooting the same scene both during daytime and nighttime.

Suggested Keywords

Summer, Start of Summer, Summer Holiday, Beaches, Vacation, Holiday, Aquasports, Beach Volleyball, Water Volleyball, Surfing, Surf Culture, Diving, Snorkeling, Paddleboard, Independence Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, etc.

Target Group

All groups, but specifically ad agencies.

Partying

Partying

USE THIS SPECIAL KEYWORD IN YOUR METADATA: BRPARTYING2021
The falling number of Covid19 cases and lifting restrictions mean more fun for everyone! Our buyers are hungry for shots from music festivals, clubs, bars, and pubs. Remember to clear your location-bound clips for commercial use—that means having your property release forms ready (unless you plan to shoot close-ups!)

Shot List Thought Starters

  • People of all races, ages, ethnicities, religions, and sexual orientations partying in a club.
  • Footage of music festivals. For example, shots of people dancing to the music, wearing glowing bracelets, having their face painted, etc.
  • A group of people drinking beer in a pub.
  • People wearing masks while sitting at the table in a bar and chatting with each other.
  • People disinfecting their hands at the entrance to the restaurant, pub, club, etc.

Pro Tip: Consider shooting the same scene both during daytime and nighttime.

Suggested Keywords

Nightlife, Party, Clubbing, Restaurant, Pub, Reopening, etc.

Target Group

All groups, but specifically ad agencies, corporate clients, non-profit organizations, TV production companies, etc.

PRO TIPS

  • Always keep in mind that authentic-looking content which has been cleared for commercial use is much more popular than overtly “stocky” clips – especially for filmmakers who want to mix their own footage with our media.
  • Clips that are cleared for commercial use should never show any logos or 3rd party intellectual property, unless the owner signs a property release. Any recognizable person in the clip should sign a model release.
  • We highly recommend considering diverse actors or models of all ages, ethnicities, races, religions, genders, or sexual orientations.
  • Choosing the right metadata is crucial for the search algorithm. Never stuff your metadata with irrelevant keywords.
Summer Food & Cocktails

Summer Food & Cocktails

USE THIS SPECIAL KEYWORD IN YOUR METADATA: BRSUMMERFOOD2021
Our favorite request of the month!! We simply can’t refuse good food and summer cocktails or mocktails, whether we’re talking a fresh Mojito, Cuba Libre, or a good old virgin Piña Colada. Get creative here and try unusual angles or even stop motion! Clips enriched with 2D animations are also gaining popularity. Not sure how to make one? Check out our tutorial:

Shot List Thought Starters

  • People gathering together to enjoy a BBQ party—eating, drinking, and chatting.
  • Shots of vegan BBQ alternatives, such as vegan cheese on a grill.
  • Close-ups of typical American food—burgers, hot dogs, rotisserie, chicken wings, etc.
  • Creative stop motions of cocktails and food.
  • Shots of food and cocktails containing 2D animations.
  • POV shots of cooking, baking, and plating/serving food.
  • People eating traditional dishes.

Pro Tip: Consider shooting the same scene both during daytime and nighttime.

Suggested Keywords

BBQ, Rotisserie, Chicken Wings, Burgers, American Food, Summer Food, Piña Colada, Virgin Colada, Cuba Libre, Mojito, Tequila, Beer, etc.

Target Group

Ad agencies, non-profit organizations, TV productions, etc.

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