Entertainment and media archives
Iron Mountain Entertainment Services (IMES) partners with you to preserve, access, and monetise your archival media content
Entertainment services – security, access, technological expertise – now and into the future
When a film studio, a worldwide media company, or a prestigious academic institution wants to protect and preserve its legacy, Iron Mountain Entertainment Services is the clear choice.
Whether it’s Paramount Pictures or countless other leading media companies and institutions, they turn to Iron Mountain to protect their most critical assets - and make them accessible for future generations.
Our team cares for your media as if it was our own
At IMES, we help creators and organisations protect and activate their media archives, but that’s only the beginning. We act as caretakers and custodians of your irreplaceable media. A precious record of a moment in time, a historical snapshot, a once-in-a-lifetime memory, preserved for family and fans for generations to come.Meet the team
Turn up the power of your media archive
- 100M+IMES is responsible for the preservation and digitisation of more than 100 million assets worldwide
- 1,400+IMES collaborates with more than 1,400 global clients
- 50+IMES makes significant contributions to the success of our clients, including more than 50 who have been nominated and/or won awards
- 99%IMES has an arsenal of vintage playback equipment that can read 99% of all formats ever created
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Frequently asked questions
Explore our frequently asked questions to find out more about how we work to secure your legacy, handle your assets, and provide the top-tier service you require.
What kind of media does IMES specialise in preserving?
IMES specialises in preserving a wide range of media types, including film, audio, video, photographs, documents, and 3D objects. Our preservation services extend to both analog and digital formats.
How does the digitisation process work at IMES?
We use state-of-the-art equipment to create high-quality digital preservation copies of your assets. Once digitised, your assets can be securely stored and easily accessible for future use, or returned to you for safekeeping.
Can I access my assets if they are stored with IMES?
Absolutely! For digital assets, we provide you with an easy-to-use platform that allows you to access and manage digitised assets anytime, anywhere. For physical assets stored in our secure facilities, access can be arranged per your requirements.
How does IMES support monetisation of my content?
Along with preservation, IMES also offers services to activate and monetise your media archives. We help you explore opportunities for tokenisation, licensing, distribution, and other revenue-generating activities, maximising the value of your preserved content.