Last September I wrote about the very ambitious startup Anyclip, which at the time aimed to let you find a clip of “any moment from any film ever made.” The site was in beta for some time, and it finally launched a few weeks ago. Unfortunately, the company wasn’t able to convince Hollywood studios to let them license any actual films — despite how useful such a service would be for both film lovers and studios — so Anyclip was forced to launch its service without any film clips.

But even without movie licensing (which the company is still actively pursuing), Anyclip is still aiming to help you find other aspects of specific movie moments — in particular, movie quotes.

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100 AnyClip Invites for /Film Readers


AnyClip, the startup that aims to create a search engine to find “any moment from any film ever made”, is offering up some invites for /Film readers. Check out the instructions after the break to grab one.

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Anyclip: Finally, A Movie Clip Search Engine

anyclipThe TechCrunch50 conference is going on right now, and despite whatever you may think of tech titan Michael Arrington, this particular gathering has become a fascinating stage for up-and-coming startups. One startup in particular, AnyClip, should be of great interest to movie fans. They aim to create a search engine to find “any moment from any film ever made.” From their demo (see the video below), it certainly appears that their technology works—the only question is if Hollywood will go for it.

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