SD CINEMATOGRAFICA was formed in 1961 as a production company. Since its founding, the company has produced Films, Variety Programmes, and Science and Cultural documentaries for the Italian public broadcaster RAI and other leading international television companies. In recent years the company has focused on wildlife, Science and History documentaries with such success that it now counts National Geographic Channels, Discovery Channels, TF1, ARTE, NHK, TSR, ARD/BR, PBS and ZDF, as well as RAI and Mediaset, among its clients. Many SD documentaries have won major international prizes at the world’s leading festivals, including Academy Award, Emmy and Banff nominations. Today SD Cinematografica has over 800 hours of programming to its name. [abs]


The SD Cinematografica archive consists of images collected over 50 years of production.
It largely contains HISTORICAL, NATURE AND SCIENCE clips.
The strengths of the archive are:

  • The archive is constantly being updated. It currently contains COUNT clips.
  • Historical images are from film appropriately restored and telecined onto HD.
  • The historical clips were selected by consultants who have scrupulously identified the locations, characters and historical situations.
  • The clips have a limited length because they are very specific.

Prices are not fixed but negotiable in relation to the use and quantity selected with the aim of allowing everyone to use SD Cinematografica's vast archive.


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