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Getty Images awards $20,000 LGBTQ+ Stories Creative Bursary to three emerging photographers as part of broader effort to encourage diverse, inclusive storytelling

Self Portrait As My Mother As A Cheerleader, 2018 © Vaughan Larsen

Getty Images press release – 26 June, 2019. Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, has named three recipients of its bi-annual global Creative Bursary, titled LGBTQ+ Stories, with each photographer receiving one-time grants of $10,000, $7,000 and $3,000, for first, second and third place respectively.   As part of Getty Images’ global mission…

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Shutterstock announces management changes

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Shutterstock press release – 25 June, 2019. Co-COO and CFO Steven Berns to Depart Company; CAO Steve Ciardiello Appointed Interim CFO and Stan Pavlovsky Named President and COO Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering a creative platform for high-quality content, tools and services, today announced that Co-Chief Operating Officer and Chief…

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British Pathé TV wins award

British Pathé TV press release – 21 June, 2019. Documentary streaming service British Pathé TV is delighted to announce that it was the recipient of a FOCAL International Award at last night’s ceremony held at the Troxy in London. The category, Best Use of Footage on Innovative Platforms, honoured the newly-relaunched  British Pathé TV SVOD…

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FOCAL International Awards 2019 winners announced

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FOCAL International press release – 21 June, 2019. FOCAL International are proud to announce the winners from last night’s FOCAL Awards ceremony, held at the Troxy in London. The trade association have given 14 awards to productions making bold and compelling use of archival footage, as well as three personnel awards recognising the work of…

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Magnum Photos re-launches its commercial division

Belgium, Brussels, 2018 Audi platform ©Gueorgui Pinkhassov/Magnum Photos

Magnum Photos press release – April 2019. Spring 2019 marks an important phase in the history of Magnum Photos, the world’s original photography co-operative, founded in 1947. The agency has rebranded its commercial services, now reinforced with a designated website showcasing its creative offering.  In line with the times, Magnum has kept pace with progress…

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Werner Forman Archive launch ultra high-res scans

Werner Forman Archive press release – 12 June, 2019 The ancient art and architecture specialists are now scanning selected images onto Ultra-High res format – 80-100 Mb images for extra detail and size. Their unique collection was mostly shot on medium and large format transparency, so the images can be upscaled. Werner Forman Archive is…

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Ikon Images new website

Ikon Image press release – 4 June, 2019. Ikon Images: Stock illustrations specialist, invite you to visit their brand new website. Dedicated to sourcing only the finest quality art and illustrations, Ikon have established themselves as one of the best stock illustration libraries in the business. With over 300 of the worlds best illustrators and…

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“COMA”, the first original series by Getty Images made entirely out of image bank content

AlmapBBDO press release – 5 June, 2019. Project created by AlmapBBDO demonstrates the brand’s endless possibilities in an unorthodox three-episode miniseries On tablets, smart phones, computers, and even TV, shows are playing nonstop. And to show off the endless possibilities inherent in its collections, Getty Images is putting out its first original miniseries: “COMA”. Made…

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Shutterstock editor surpasses 5 million users

Shutterstock press release – 30 May, 2019 Marketers and businesses across the globe create and edit marketing visuals using easy-to-use, free design application. Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering high-quality content, tools and services through its creative platform, today announced that its free design application, Shutterstock Editor, has surpassed more than…

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