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T3Media, Inc.
Purpose Provider of cloud-based video management and licensing services
Headquarters 1530 16th Street, 6th Floor, Denver, Colorado
  • Laramie, WY, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Tokyo, Sydney, Toronto, London
Kevin Schaff
Affiliations American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC), Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA), FOCAL International (the Federation of Commercial Audiovisual Libraries International), Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA), International Documentary Association (IDA), National Sports Marketing Network (NSMN), Sports Video Group (SVG)
Website t3media.com

T3Media (formerly Thought Equity Motion) offers cloud-based storage, access, and licensing for enterprise-scale video libraries. Its technology platform and services enable media owners to generate new value from their content while managing cost and complexity. Through its licensing platform and global sales force, the company licenses sports, news, and creative footage to producers in advertising, entertainment, publishing, and emerging media. In April 2012, the company changed its name from Thought Equity Motion to T3Media to represent the three core tenets of the business: storage, access and licensing.[1]

T3Media works with global media companies, including BBC Motion Gallery, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, National Geographic, The New York Times, and the NCAA.

Kevin Schaff, founder and CEO of T3Media, established the business in 2003 and is responsible for overall strategy and business development across the company’s two business lines—Platform and Licensing.


T3Media’s Platform provides a range of video storage, access and licensing services for large-scale sports, news, and entertainment libraries. T3Media helps video rights owners monetize their archives through its footage Licensing storefront.[2] With the company's T3 Library Manager[3] product, clients can search, preview, and deliver content in most major file formats through a web browser.


T3Media’s footage Licensing storefront[4] provides a wide range of sports, news, entertainment and creative footage for producers in advertising, entertainment, publishing and emerging media.


Headquartered in Denver, T3Media has a digital refinery in Laramie, Wyoming and offices in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Tokyo, Sydney, Toronto, London, and sales partner offices in Paris and Mumbai.


T3Media’s investors include Adams Street Partners, Investcorp Technology Partners, Shamrock Capital Advisors, Syncom Venture Partners, Appian Ventures, and Vista Ventures. In August 2011, T3Media announced a $25 million investment from Shamrock Capital Advisors[5] to support the continued growth of the company’s technology platform, the expansion of its cloud storage infrastructure, and the ability to service customers globally. In January 2012, Investcorp Technology Partners invested a total of $28 million in T3Media.[6]


  1. ^ Vuong, Andy (April 13, 2012). "Thought Equity Motion renamed to T3Media". Denver Post. 
  2. ^ "Licensing storefront". 
  3. ^ "T3 Library Manager". 
  4. ^ "Licensing storefront". 
  5. ^ Wauters, Robin (August 6, 2011). "Thought Equity Motion Scores $25 Million For Cloud-Based Video Platform". TechCrunch. 
  6. ^ Clark, MJ (January 19, 2012). "Thought Equity Motion sells minority stake". Wyoming Business Report. 

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