Films from the German Federal Archives
Transit Film was founded in 1966 and is exclusively appointed to manage the worldwide commercial exploitation of films belonging to the German Federal Archives. For decades Transit Film has been dealing with material from the beginnings of film making up to the end of World War II in 1945. This film collection consists of silent and sound newsreels and documentary films.
Since 1.1.2014 Transit Film has also been appointed to make accessible and to commercially exploit German Federal Archives newsreels and documentaries from 1945 onwards. The internet platform www.filmothek.bundesarchiv.de / www.transit-digital.de has been created to allow users to research, view and order digitised films and serves the public as well as film, television and press professionals.