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Pre-Production is now underway for " Ford vs The World 1967 - 1974 " When Ford first dominated international Motorsport.

The history of The Ford Motor Company's involvement in motorsports across Europe is legendary. From 1963 at Monte Carlo to Le Mans in 1966 and through 1973 when 176 Gran Prix races were won by a Ford powered car. In all of Motorsport history Ford follows only Ferrari and Mercedes in F1 powered wins. This documentary is currently in development designed as a history and prequel to Fords return to F1 in 2026.

Media Production, Publishing and Archive Film Restoration on the Lake of Lugano, Switzerland

We are officially licensed Producers for The Getty Museum, The New York Public Library, The Henry Ford Museums, The Ford Motor Company and The Vintage Arte Archive among many others.We take pride in our work and in delivering legendary quality. We are proud to serve you!

Bringing history to life.

We are third generation art makers.

We are artists, producers, publishers and rights experts with our headquarters alongside the Lake of Lugano in Switzerland. We are proudly in Ticino, the Italian speaking part of Switzerland.

We provide content to consumers, architects, designers, retailers, film producers and distributors worldwide. Our speciality is vintage imagery, art and film.

Our art business lineage was started by Jack Weedn in California in 1954 when he began a small aerial photography business in California (between acting and singing gigs). In 1959, his wife, Flavia Weedn began her lifelong career in painting and writing. Flavia and Jack began the art selling and publishing/gallery business on PCH in Laguna Beach and at the Disneyland Hotel in 1960's. In the 1990s Flavia branded goods were stocked in more than 30,000 retail locations across the globe. The Flavia Company became Archivea GmbH in 2009.

This art and film business has continued with Jack's son, Rick Weedn joining his father in 1978 and Miguel Weedn, Rick's son joining his father in 2022. Rick and his sister Lisa Weedn grew the business from 1980 through 2008.

In 2009, Archivea GmbH of Zug, Switzerland purchased the Flavia Weedn archive and continues today from its new headquarters in Lugano, Switzerland.

All publishing operations moved from Santa Barbara, California to Lugano, Switzerland in January of 2023.

We now serve The Getty Museum, The New York Public Library, Claudio Bravo Collection, The Ford Motor Company, The Henry Ford Museums, The Vintage Arte Archive and the Flavia archive among many others.

We love history and art and pride ourselves in merging the two. Our specialty is visual story telling, archival materials and digital technologies in the production of still imagery and film.

Image and motion picture copyrights are the property of our client owners used under license agreement to Archivea GmbH of Switzerland.

© Site Compilation 2024 copyright Archivea GmbH, Via Giulio Vicari 10, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland

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