Archive for October 2017

Visual Connections for sale

Visual Connections press release – 24 October, 2017. After ten years running Visual Connections LLC, co-owners Deborah Free and Edward Leigh have decided to make the company available for acquisition. Visual Connections runs a unique format of expo for users of visual media to meet stock agencies, artist reps, production companies, clearance and other service…

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FOCAL International Awards 2018 submissions now open

FOCAL International press release – 25 October 2017. The fifteenth FOCAL International Awards are underway with the opening of our new submissions entry site, powered by BAFTA Nucleus. “Archives are the Future” – Lord David Puttnam, FOCAL Patron Footage is essential. From user generated content to historic film, it documents our past and current worlds.…

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Mary Evans Picture Library collection: Sefton Samuels

Bingo, Rawtenstall, Lancashire © Sefton Samuels / Mary Evans Picture Library

Sefton Samuels is one of Britain’s best photographers, with a career spanning six decades and more than 100 images held in national photographic collections, including the V&A and National Portrait Gallery. His book, Northerners: Portrait of a no-nonsense people was published in 2011, and contains photos of the people and places that Sefton, who was…

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London School of Publishing courses starting in November

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Improve your editing and writing skills with London School of Publishing courses starting in November: Picture Research 2 November Copy Editing 3 November Business Writing 16 November Sub Editing 22 November Book Editing 22 November The London School of Publishing aims to provide delegates with a dynamic and practical training experience, reflecting key trends in…

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Capture unveils new front-end WordPress technology at DMLA 2017

Capture Ltd press release – October 17, 2017. Capture is proud to be showcasing its new front-end Capture WEBSITE 3 technology – the window to your assets which forefronts audience engagement – at the DMLA 2017 conference in New York on October 22-24. This represents a new dawn for Capture’s product range because for the…

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Announcing The Bridgeman Folio I

Bridgeman Images press release – 13 October, 2017. Bridgeman Images is pleased to announce the launch of the Bridgeman Folio I. This limited edition Folio features specially commissioned lithographs by 6 Royal Academicians and has been made in conjunction with the acclaimed Paupers Press. Featured artists: Eileen Cooper RA Paul Huxley RA Vanessa Jackson RA Stephen…

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4Corners Images collection: Dia de los Muertos

Calavera Catrina, Morelia by Jordan Banks

In Mexico, Hallowe’en or All Saints Day is celebrated as the Day of the Dead, Dia de los Muertos. No longer an exclusively Mexican celebration, today’s vibrant Dia de los Muertos was born when European Christianity met indigenous Mexican customs of ancestor veneration. A joyous celebration of lives past, Day of the Dead festivities are…

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20/20 Software now offers tools for working with footage

20/20 Software press release – October 9, 2017. 20/20 Software is pleased to announce the addition of our newest tools for working with footage in our 20/20 Software system: Clipping. Our Media Asset Manager creates clips from a master reel and saves them as new media records. In addition, it can create time slices for…

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Alamy is awarded Stationers’ Company Warrant for excellence

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Alamy press release – 11 October, 2017. Alamy has received an award commending the excellence of its live news and stock imagery and its ability to meet the demands of the publishing industries. Alamy has been awarded a Stationers’ Company Warrant for the excellence of its live news and stock imagery. The award acknowledges Alamy’s…

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