Industry Press Releases

Shutterstock announces editorial content on its ecommerce platform is now available for license

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Shutterstock press release – 17 October, 2018. Providing instant access to over 40 million news, sports, entertainment and archival images to global customer base Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering high-quality assets, tools and services through its creative platform, today announced Editorial content on its eCommerce Platform is now available for…

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Copytrack announces exclusive infringement rights deal with WENN Media Group

Copytrack press release – 19 September, 2018. – Copytrack and WENN Media Group enter into exclusive copyright infringement enforcement agreement – WMG provides 10 million images from its 30-year photo archive to Copytrack for monitoring – Copytrack’s proprietary Reverse Image Search technology has convinced WMG Copytrack, one of the world’s leading image rights enforcement services,…

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New appointments at Image Quest Marine

Image Quest Marine press release – 7 September, 2018. Specialist marine photo library, Image Quest Marine, is re-launching with the appointment of a new library team. Eleanor Novick is joining the archive as Library Manager, bringing 10 years of industry experience, including over six years working as Senior Picture Researcher at Lebrecht Photo Library. Eleanor…

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ImageRights boosts operations to tackle copyright infringement in Germany

ImageRights press release – 27 August, 2018. ImageRights International Inc., the world’s leading copyright enforcement service, intensified its image search and copyright enforcement operations in Germany to drive value for its global photographer and photo agency client base. ImageRights-developed artificial intelligence (AI), combined with its proprietary web search and image analysis algorithms, has enabled the…

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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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Copytrack makes infringers pay for stolen Nirvana images

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Copytrack press release – 25 July, 2018. Rab Lewin is a photographer with a long career in music photography. He was in Berlin in the 90s and captured iconic images of Kurt Cobain and Nirvana. Recently he found they had been stolen and used by Belgian TV, a global online news site, and others. Copytrack…

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