ACSIL announce LA footage meet-up

ACSIL (Association of Commercial Stock Image Licensors) has announced its inaugural footage meet-up in LA on Saturday October 20, 2018. ACSIL is partnering with CLEAR (Association of Clearance and Research Professionals) and IDA (International Documentary Association) to provide an opportunity for footage archives and agencies to meet, discuss and network with LA’s premier footage buyers.…

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Current Alamy CEO Andy Harding will leave the business by mutual consent

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Alamy statement Alamy announce that current CEO Andy Harding will leave the business by mutual consent. Alamy Chairman, James West will resume accountability as CEO with immediate effect. James West commented “We would like to thank Andy for his significant contribution to the business since his arrival last year and we wish him every success…

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Shamanism from Werner Forman Archive

An Assiniboine hand drum painted with a spirit design reminiscent of 'hallucinatory' images, in this case almost certainly the consequence of weakness and partial delirium resulting from fasting and thirsting ©Werner Forman Archive

Werner Forman Archive press release – 16 August, 2018. Many ancient peoples had holy men, called Shamans, to help them understand and engage with both the ‘spirit world’ and the actual world. Interestingly, some practices, like going into a trance, or entering an animal’s mind, as a spirit guide, seem remarkably prevalent globally. Shamanism is…

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ImageRights announces new appointments to advisory board

ImageRights press release, 8 August, 2018. ImageRights International, Inc., the leading copyright enforcement service, today announced the additions of Bruce Stangle and Kevin McCurry to their advisory board. Stangle and McCurry are both veterans in their fields and will bring their knowledge and expertise to ImageRights where they will execute new strategies and build upon…

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Magic Leap integrates Shutterstock visuals to power its gallery and screens application for developers

Shutterstock press release – 8 August, 2018. Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering high-quality assets, tools and services through its creative platform, today announced it has partnered with Magic Leap to provide images and video to enable developers to bring their imagination to life through the Magic Leap One, Creator Edition.…

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Getty Images launches AI tool to transform search for media publishers

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Getty Images press release – 2 August, 2018. Getty Images and Vizual.AI partner on ‘Panels by Getty Images’; a new search experience designed to help media customers find the content they need fast Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, today announced the release of Panels by Getty Images, a powerful new artificial intelligence…

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