Archives and production services

Seventy years of programming, images, sounds and words that have shaped the history of our country. All catalogued in a valuable and essential archive for anyone who wants to communicate. At any time

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Seventy years of programming, images, sounds and words that have shaped the history of our country. All catalogued in a valuable and essential archive for anyone who wants to communicate. At any time

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The greatness

of a historical archive

The Rai Archives are not just the Rai Archives. These historical archives provide images of all kinds of works, also from the collections of Cinecittà, Istituto Luce, Titanus, IIF Italia International Film.

A vast legacy that allows us to look back at events, personalities, moments, from 1954 to the present day, collected in our multimedia catalogue, also accessible online.

To access the multimedia catalogue please send your request to raicomcatalogonline@rai.it

972.576

Television hours *

95.000

Scripts

1.036.800

Hours of radio programmes

70.000

Thematic books

42.744

Digitised photos

* 30 hours a day of news, documentaries, lifestyle, variety, entertainment and major sports events

The most viewed, the most popular

Programmes and characters that have become legendary. Others who are making history. Iconic places. Events that have become part of the collective memory: from cinema to TV, from music to literature, from news to society

The Palermo Maxi Trial

The historic trial against the Cosa Nostra mafia, with 475 defendants

Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino

The story of the two Sicilian magistrates who symbolised the fight against the Mafia

The attempted assassination of the Pope

13 May 1981. The attempted assassination of Pope John Paul II

Raffaella Carrà

The undisputed icon of Italian TV and showbusiness, also acclaimed overseas

Vittorio De sica

The story of one of the most famous and influential filmmakers in the history of international cinema

Aldo Moro

The historic president of the Christian Democrats, assassinated by the Red Brigades in 1978

Lucio Dalla

An Italian music icon and one of the greatest musicians and songwriters of our time

Ennio Morricone

The person and personality behind the name synonymous with film soundtracks

L’Etna

The strength, the majesty, the beauty and the fame of one of the world’s most active volcanoes

Studios and Locations

The Archives also incorporate a wealth of physical and human resources: premises, television studios, venues, state-of-the-art technological infrastructure and the personnel that enable them to function. Thanks to Rai Com, partners are guaranteed additional value for their artistic, cultural or business events in the prestigious studios of Rome, Turin, Venice and Milan, which have become symbols of Italian radio and television

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