Industry Press Releases

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

Copytrack dog logo

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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Getty Images announced as an official photo partner to Twitter

Getty Images press release, 23 July 2018. New agreement sees Getty Images as premier content provider for Twitter’s editorial and commercial purposes Getty Images, a world leader in visual communication and Twitter, the first place to see what’s happening, today announced a new content partnership.  The agreement sees Getty Images named an Official Photo Partner…

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Werner Forman Archive: Silk Road the ancient maritime route

The Silk Road - copyright Werner Forman Archive

Werner Forman Archive press release – 5 July, 2018. The Silk Road was a network of land and sea trading routes linking China to Europe, and aiding the development of Korea, Japan, the Indian subcontinent, Iran/Persia, Europe, the Horn of Africa and Arabia, during the period from about 220 BCE to the 18thCentury. Though silk…

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FootageFest 2018 a new transatlantic partnership in the heart of Hollywood

FOCAL International press release – 2 July, 2018. FOCAL International announce partnership to deliver a weekend of lively seminars, focused networking, and fun, in the iconic and cool environs of North Hollywood 22-23 September 2018. FOCAL International and AMCUP, two of the world’s leading trade associations for archive footage producers and libraries, present FootageFest –…

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dpa Picture-Alliance and Getty Images announce strategic distribution partnership

John F. Kennedy speaking near the Berling wall

Getty Images press release – 20 June, 2018. Getty Images will distribute over a century’s worth of definitive moments from dpa Picture-Alliance’s coverage of German politics, sports, entertainment and more dpa Picture-Alliance has today announced a strategic partnership with Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications. The distribution deal will see over a century’s…

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Shutterstock launches Ireland office

Shutterstock Launches Ireland Office (PRNewsfoto/Shutterstock, Inc.)

Shutterstock press release – 12 June, 2018. Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE:SSTK), a leading global technology company offering high-quality assets, tools and services through its creative platform, today announced the launch of its Dublin office with the intent to initially hire 40 professionals including engineering roles, and to potentially grow the team further over the coming years.…

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Getty Images launches new storytelling service: STUDIO

Getty Images press release – 4 June, 2018. World leader in visual communication introduces new service, aimed at helping brands cut through the clutter in today’s digital proliferation Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, has today announced the launch of a breakthrough commissioned content and strategy service, STUDIO, dedicated to bringing authentic brand…

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