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Shutterstock reimagines Oscar-nominated movie posters in seventh annual Oscar Pop! poster series

Shutterstock Reimagines Oscar-Nominated Movie Posters in Seventh Annual Oscar Pop! Poster Series

Shutterstock press release – 19 February, 2019 Shutterstock’s team of in-house designers give this year’s eight Best Picture Oscar nominees a pop art treatment using content from Shutterstock’s collection Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE:  SSTK), a leading global technology company offering a creative platform for high-quality content, tools and services, today announced its seventh annual Oscar Pop!…

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FOCAL International to honour Julien Temple


FOCAL International press release – 13 February, 2019 The legendary and inventive director to receive Lifetime Achievement Award FOCAL International are delighted to announce that the 2019 recipient of the FOCAL Lifetime Achievement Award will be the renowned film director, Julien Temple.    Julien Temple’s celebrated filmography traverses the realms of fiction, documentary and music…

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Werner Forman Archive: Masks Throughout History

A Tankagle spirit dance mask from Liberia; Samurai armour; and Tutankhamun: Photos: Werner Forman Archive

Masks have played a part in human society from its very beginnings to today. During his long photographic career, Werner Forman photographed masks from all around the world, and many different eras. The picture above shows three different masks: Tankagle spirit dance mask from Liberia Samurai armour Tutankhamun The Werner Forman Archive collection contains a…

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EU Copyright Directive – Deal or No Deal

British Association of Picture Libraries & Agencies

Deal or No Deal – This is a crucial time for the copyright directive with approval from the Council, Commission and Parliament needed by the end of next week in order to be ratified by April. If an agreement isn’t reached that supports creative rightsholders, then this is the last time the UK will have…

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Obituary: Martin Hillier former Rex Features director


Martin Hillier, a Director for more than 30 years of Rex Features photo agency, passed away on Wednesday 30th January. He was 61. Martin had been with Rex since 1974 and was very highly-regarded by everyone he worked with. He retired from the business when the family-owned Company was sold in an MBO in 2011 but…

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Getty Images announces additional $100 million investment by the Getty family and Koch Equity Development

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Getty Images press release – 31 January, 2019. Equity investment will facilitate accelerated growth and reduce leverage Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, today announced that, as part of the previously announced plan to refinance its balance sheet, the Getty family, through its family investment vehicles, and Koch Equity Development LLC or one…

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Mint Images and The Londolozi Photography Collection

Mint Images press release – January 2019. As of 1 September 2018, Mint Images is delighted to announce that it has agreed the worldwide distribution rights for The Londolozi Photography Collection. Both companies are very excited to be working together. The collection is available for direct licensing from Mint Images, and through Mint’s distribution partners around…

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Introducing Figurestock

The addition of a good figure can create drama, mystery, movement and excitement, or bring characters from a book to life. Figurestock was created by a book cover designer and photographer to help find your perfect hero, heroine, villain or victim. Figurestock is a brand new, out-of-the-box collection of original and exclusive commercial images designed…

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4Corners Images: Romania Revealed

Romania, Mehedinti County, Orsova, Iron Gates Natural Park, The Statue of King Decebal carved in the mountain

Romania remains a European enigma emerging from the shadow of dictatorial rule decades after it ended. On his visit, travel photographer Jan Wlodarczyk focused on Transylvania and the beautiful historic towns of Sibiu, Brasov and Sighisoara as well as Timisoara in Western Romania, the Parang Mountains and Iron Gates National Park. Jan’s wonderful images reveal…

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Mary Evans Picture Library: Studio Canal EDITED FOR YOU

Studio Canal Collage

Mary Evans Picture Library present a number of curated image sets to help navigate the unique Studio Canal collection of film and film making. From Bernard Cribbins to Julie Christie, Joan Collins to Tom Courtenay, not to mention Vanessa Redgrave, Leslie Caron, Nanette Newman, Edward Fox, Malcolm McDowell, James Bolam, Terence Stamp and many more,…

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