Industry Press Releases

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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Shutterstock’s 2019 Creative Trends Report predicts a nostalgic return to visual aesthetics of the past

Shutterstock’s 2019 Creative Trends Report Predicts a Nostalgic Return to Visual Aesthetics of the Past

Shutterstock press release – January 15, 2019. The annual guide to the latest styles is based on billions of image, video, and music searches and downloads from more than 1.9 million customers around the world Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering high-quality assets, tools and services through its creative platform, today…

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Shutterstock’s contributor site and mobile applications now in 21 languages

Shutterstock’s Contributor Site and Mobile Applications now in 21 languages. New languages enable delivery of an improved localized experience to a global audience of photographers, artists and filmmakers.

Shutterstock press release – 3 January, 2019. New languages enable delivery of an improved localized experience to a global audience of photographers, artists and filmmakers Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE:  SSTK), a leading global technology company offering high-quality assets, tools and services through its creative platform, today announced that its contributor-facing website and mobile applications are now…

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BAPLA confirms its support of Article 13 to ensure protection for photographers and visual artists

British Association of Picture Libraries & Agencies

As discussions over the EU Copyright Directive continue, BAPLA (the British Association of Picture Libraries & Agencies) wishes to reiterate the importance of Article 13 to photographers and their representatives, who are uniquely vulnerable within an eco-system dominated by content sharing platforms. Many rights holders experience a “value gap” online where they receive only a…

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Bridgeman Images are proud to announce an exclusive agreement to represent Opale worldwide

Zadie Smith, Jacques Sassier / © Jacques SASSIER / Gallimard via Opale / Leemage

Bridgeman Images press release – 13 December, 2018. Bridgeman Images are excited to announce that, thanks to their recent acquisition of premiere Parisian picture library Leemage, they now represent the fantastic Opale Agency worldwide and exclusively in all countries.* The exceptional Opale Agency’s archive remains the finest photographic record of the literary world, with more than 400,000 photos (36,000 photo shoots)…

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World-famous Punch cartoons now via TopFoto

Punch (Front cover, 24 April 1963)

TopFoto press release – 5 December, 2018. Media researchers world-wide will now be able to access the world-famous Punch cartoons (since 1841) at TopFoto, who have signed an exclusive with the Punch Cartoon Library for image licensing. Image professionals can easily source from the digital Punch Cartoon Library at www.topfoto.co.uk, now the authorised representative. The…

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Introducing Shutterstock Select, premium footage filmed by industry experts

Introducing Shutterstock Select, Premium Footage Filmed by Industry Experts (PRNewsfoto/Shutterstock, Inc.)

Shutterstock press release – 28 November, 2018. Offering a diverse collection of over 10,000 premium 4K video clips filmed using cinema-grade gear Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering high-quality assets, tools and services through its creative platform, today announced Shutterstock Select, a premium tier of royalty-free video content. The diverse collection…

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