Industry Press Releases

Getty Images announces investment by Koch Equity Development

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Getty Images press release – 26 November, 2018. KED to make $500 million preferred equity investment in the leading visual media company Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, has reached an agreement with Koch Equity Development LLC (KED), the investment arm of Koch Industries, whereby KED will make a $500 million non-controlling preferred…

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Shutterstock announces exclusive partnership with rights clearance industry leader, Greenlight

Shutterstock Announces Exclusive Partnership with Rights Clearance Industry Leader, Greenlight

Shutterstock press release: 26 November, 2018 Partnership will enable Shutterstock customers to license editorial content for commercial use Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering high-quality assets, tools and services through its creative platform, today announced a partnership with rights and clearance agency, Greenlight, a part of Branded Entertainment Network. Greenlight clears…

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PA Images launches sports photography internship to increase diversity within the profession

PA Images press release – 5 November, 2018. PA Images, home to the prestigious picture collection from the UK’s national news agency, has launched a new sports photography internship to increase social, ethnic and gender diversity within the profession. Beginning in January 2019, the six-month programme will run twice each year, offering two emerging sports…

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Alamy introduces 360° spherical imagery to their library

Check out Alamy’s 360-degree images here. Alamy press release – 5 November, 2018. Alamy and 360cities announce distribution partnership to introduce 360° spherical imagery to a new audience Leading stock image supplier Alamy.com and virtual reality publishing platform 360Cities.net announce distribution partnership to introduce 360° images to a worldwide customer base. Alamy.com and 360Cities.net announced…

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FOCAL International Board announces chair Sue Malden steps down

FOCAL International press release 19 October 2018. The Board of FOCAL International formally announces today that Sue Malden has stepped down as Chair. Sue has made unique and pioneering contributions to the Association and is widely recognised as an authority on the audiovisual industry. Her experience and knowledge has been invaluable and has led to…

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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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