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Archive for November 2016

Announcement: British Library and Bridgeman Images

Bridgeman Images press release, 28 November, 2016. Bridgeman Images is proud and excited to have won the tender for the exclusive representation of the British Library content in the UK. Bridgeman Images has worked for the British Library for many years across all our offices and we are delighted to have been appointed for all…

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The British Library has appointed Bridgeman Images as its sole UK agent for editorial image sales

The British Library is pleased to announce that, following a recent tender process, Bridgeman Images has been appointed as its sole UK agent for editorial-related picture library enquiries. From 1 January 2017 all requests regarding editorial usage of British Library images should be directed to Bridgeman Images: For any other enquiries about using British…

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Shutterstock expands editorial collection in exclusive deal with SilverHub Media

Shutterstock press release – New York, NY – 16 November, 2016. The global distribution deal offers SilverHub editorial content for license across Shutterstock’s global network in 2017 Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE:SSTK), a leading global provider of imagery and music, today announced it has signed an exclusive deal to distribute SilverHub Media’s growing collection of imagery worldwide. A…

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FOCAL Hollywood clearances workshop & 2017 Awards

Hollywood clearances workshop – 12 December 2016. FOCAL executive member Elizabeth Klinck from Canada, an archive producer with extensive experience negotiating with Hollywood studios, agents and unions, will speak on the ins and outs of clearing Hollywood footage and all the inherent third party rights. These can be complex clearances to negotiate. This workshop is…

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How social media catches photographers in the value gap

BAPLA ValueGap Key Issues

We all love using social media to spread our message.  And that message is all the more powerful when it is visual. But if you’re a photographer or if you represent photographers, the social media platforms are not doing enough to protect your rights. This new infographic from BAPLA shows how social media platforms make…

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epa european pressphoto agency and Shutterstock sign global distribution deal

Shutterstock press release – New York, NY – 31 October, 2016. Far-reaching deal will make all epa images available for license through Shutterstock Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE:SSTK), a leading global provider of imagery and music, today announced it has inked a deal with the european pressphoto agency b.v. (epa) to distribute its unique collections of visual content globally.…

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