Industry Press Releases

Werner Forman Archive: the Silk Road

Werner Forman Archive press release – 22 May, 2018. The Silk Road was an extensive trading network between East and West, starting in ancient times, under the Han Chinese dynasty (207 BCE–220 CE). Silk and other valuable commodities came overland and via sea routes, to reach Europe via the middle east. As well as goods,…

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Shutterstock and IBM Make it easy for marketers to build engaging digital experiences using AI

Shutterstock and IBM Make it Easy for Marketers to Build Engaging Digital Experiences Using AI (PRNewsfoto/Shutterstock, Inc.)

Shutterstock press release – 17 May, 2018. IBM Watson Content Hub Customers to Gain Access to Millions of Images, Videos and Music Tracks, as well as Shutterstock Editor and Computer Vision Powered Search Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering high-quality assets, tools and services through its creative platform, today announced it is…

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CEPIC Innovation Day 2018

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CEPIC press release – 17 May, 2018. On 30 May 2018, CEPIC is proud to present a fully packed programme featuring latest innovative trends of the photo industry and exclusive exhibitors in Berlin. Photographers, Image Buyers and Picture Agencies are invited to join this day of innovation, which is organised within the framework of the…

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Wochit adds PA Images and Deutsche Presse-Agentur to growing network of content partners

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PA Images press release – 14 May 2018. Deals add Millions of images, videos from leading UK and German Press Agencies to Platform’s Expansive Library of Video-Creation Assets Short-form video creation platform Wochit today announced partnerships with PA Images, the UK’s leading news, sport and entertainment image provider, and Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa), Germany’s largest news…

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Shutterstock launches suite of deep learning-powered search tools

Shutterstock Launches Suite of Deep Learning-Powered Search Tools Including Reveal, a New Plugin for Google Chrome. Reveal allows users to select any image online and find a similar photo, vector or illustration within Shutterstock’s collection of more than 190 million licensable and ready to use high-quality images. (PRNewsfoto/Shutterstock, Inc.)

Shutterstock press release – 8 May, 2018. Shutterstock’s latest tools are available on its new “Showcase” site, which features the company’s search innovations designed to help customers find the content they need fast. Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering high-quality assets, tools and services through its creative platform, announced today the…

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British Pathé signs deal to represent Reuters historic footage

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British Pathé press release – 25 April, 2018. British Pathé has signed a major deal to represent Reuters historic footage filmed before 1980. This brings together two of the greatest newsreel collections in the world, more than doubling the content British Pathé has to offer, increasing the total number of film items to 208,000 and the date range…

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Bridgeman signs historic agreement with Italian Ministry of Culture

The Birth of Venus, c.1485 (tempera on canvas), Sandro Botticelli (Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi) (1444/5-1510) / Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy

Bridgeman Images press release – 19 April, 2018. Bridgeman signs historic agreement with Italian Ministry of Culture (MiBACT) becoming the only international picture agency covering all 439 Italian state-owned museums for image licensing. We are excited to announce that we have signed an agreement with the Ministero dei beni delle attività culturali e del turismo…

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FOCAL Awards 2018 first shortlists announced

FOCAL International press release – 18 April, 2018. The FOCAL Awards remain unique and vital in a world of more and more content After FOCAL’s annual worldwide search for the very best in archive storytelling and an exhaustive period of viewing and debate by our respected juries, we are delighted to announce the first shortlisted…

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