British Pathé signs deal to represent Reuters historic footage

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British Pathé press release – 25 April, 2018. British Pathé has signed a major deal to represent Reuters historic footage filmed before 1980. This brings together two of the greatest newsreel collections in the world, more than doubling the content British Pathé has to offer, increasing the total number of film items to 208,000 and the date range…

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Expanded keywording feature enhances National Portrait Gallery image licensing website

Above keyword terms from left to right: Birdcage, Moustache, Pug Above images from left to right: Winifred Radford by Meredith Frampton, Louis Napoleon Parker by Harry Furnissby, Dorothy Brett; Aldous Huxley with Lady Ottoline Morrell's pug Soie by Lady Ottoline Morrell. All images © National Portrait Gallery, London

National Portrait Gallery press release – 24 April, 2018. The National Portrait Gallery has enhanced the keywording feature on its licensing website so the Collection can now be searched using one or more key words. The Gallery holds the most extensive collection of portraits in the world. The Collection includes more than 330,000 portraits, from…

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Millennium photographers win Sony World Photography Awards

The Poetic Impossibility To Manage The Machine by Edgar Martins

Millennium are delighted to announce that two of their contributors have won prizes at the Sony World Photography Awards. Alys Tomlinson was named Photographer of the Year at the awards ceremony in London for her portfolio titled Ex-Voto. The project encompasses formal portraiture, large format landscape and small, detailed still-lifes of the objects and markers…

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Bridgeman signs historic agreement with Italian Ministry of Culture

The Birth of Venus, c.1485 (tempera on canvas), Sandro Botticelli (Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi) (1444/5-1510) / Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy

Bridgeman Images press release – 19 April, 2018. Bridgeman signs historic agreement with Italian Ministry of Culture (MiBACT) becoming the only international picture agency covering all 439 Italian state-owned museums for image licensing. We are excited to announce that we have signed an agreement with the Ministero dei beni delle attività culturali e del turismo…

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FOCAL Awards 2018 first shortlists announced

FOCAL International press release – 18 April, 2018. The FOCAL Awards remain unique and vital in a world of more and more content After FOCAL’s annual worldwide search for the very best in archive storytelling and an exhaustive period of viewing and debate by our respected juries, we are delighted to announce the first shortlisted…

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London School of Publishing Picture Research Course 2 day 25 – 26 April 2018

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The two-day Picture Research Course is approved by the CPD Certification Service. It is suitable for people pursuing and keeping their career in picture research and picture editing up-to-date. The course covers: – Industry overview – Sourcing images – Managing photo shoots – Editing pictures – Captions and credits – Legal and copyright issues –…

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FOCAL Awards early bird tickets now on sale

FOCAL’s juries have been furiously at work viewing and considering an exceptional list of films, productions and projects submitted to this year’s FOCAL Awards. In tribute to what the awards celebrate the ceremony has moved to the multi award-winning venue, the Troxy – an Art Deco cinema with a wealth of history of its own…

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footageMarketplace registration now open


On 13 June footageMarketplace the unmissable, unique event for footage buyers returns to 195 Piccadilly (home of BAFTA) London W1J 9LN. – Meet 30 of the world’s premier footage libraries – Network with producers, researchers, and visual content controllers – Meet face-to-face with your current and potential stock footage suppliers – Enjoy a superb buffet lunch…

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Copytrack cooperates with Photochain

Copytrack press release – 27 March, 2018. The Estonian Stock Provider Photchain will be the first Use Case of the Copytrack Blockchain. Berlin / Singapore, 27 March 2018. Copytrack, the image rights portal, plan their first cooperation shortly after the successful Initial Coin Offering (ICO) for their blockchain based Global Copyright Register. As part of…

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Meet Artimage at fotofringe and be in with the chance of winning a Patrick Caulfield print

Are you and your colleagues attending fotofringe London this month? Come and find Artimage at stall number H2/19 and be in with the chance of winning a stylish Patrick Caulfield print, just by registering for a free Artimage account! (See here for full Terms and Conditions.) Artimage is DACS’ image licensing service, dedicated to sourcing and licensing exceptional images of modern…

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