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British Pathé TV wins award

British Pathé TV press release – 21 June, 2019 Documentary streaming service British Pathé TV is delighted to announce that it was the recipient of a FOCAL International Award at last night’s ceremony held at the Troxy in London. The category, Best Use of Footage on Innovative Platforms, honoured the newly-relaunched  British Pathé TV SVOD…

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FOCAL International Awards 2019 winners announced

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FOCAL International press release – 21 June, 2019. FOCAL International are proud to announce the winners from last night’s FOCAL Awards ceremony, held at the Troxy in London. The trade association have given 14 awards to productions making bold and compelling use of archival footage, as well as three personnel awards recognising the work of…

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Ikon Images new website

Ikon Image press release – 4 June, 2019. Ikon Images: Stock illustrations specialist, invite you to visit their brand new website. Dedicated to sourcing only the finest quality art and illustrations, Ikon have established themselves as one of the best stock illustration libraries in the business. With over 300 of the worlds best illustrators and…

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Shutterstock editor surpasses 5 million users

Shutterstock press release – 30 May, 2019 Marketers and businesses across the globe create and edit marketing visuals using easy-to-use, free design application. Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering high-quality content, tools and services through its creative platform, today announced that its free design application, Shutterstock Editor, has surpassed more than…

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Getty Images and FIFA renew exclusive long-term partnership

USA v Japan: Final - FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 ©Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Getty Images press release – 29 May, 2019. Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, and FIFA have announced a strategic multi-year agreement through the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™. Under the agreement, Getty Images will serve as the Authorized Photographic Agency of FIFA, a title it has held since 2009, and one that…

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EU Copyright Directive published in Official Journal

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The EU Copyright Directive was published in the Official Journal today. This means that member states now have two years to transpose the directive into national law. The transposition deadline is specified in the Journal: “Member States shall bring into force the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with this Directive by 7…

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TSBA to represent National Portrait Gallery globally

Audrey Hepburn in costume for ‘The Secret People’ by Bassano Ltd bromide print, 21 November 1950 © National Portrait Gallery, London

TSBA press release – 14 May, 2019. TSBA Group is pleased to announce the addition of the internationally renowned National Portrait Gallery, London, to its roster of English heritage brands. Following the success of taking the British Museum to the global licensing stage, TSBA has equally ambitious plans to expand the reach of the National…

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Getty Images announces $20,000 LGBTQ+ Stories Creative Bursary to support emerging talent telling stories from the LGBTQTIA+ community

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Getty Images press release – 9 May, 2019. Getty Images Creative Bursary will foster and support projects and new content that tell important visual stories, exploring narratives around LGBTQTIA+ lives Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, has announced its annual global Creative Bursary for 2019, LGBTQ+ Stories.   Getty Images’ mission is to…

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Shutterstock launches self-serve API subscriptions

Shutterstock's self-serve API for developers, startups and small and mid-sized businesses.

Shutterstock press release – 9 May, 2019. Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering high-quality content, tools and services through its creative platform, today announced the launch of its new self-serve API subscription plans. For the first time, developers, startups, and small and mid-sized businesses can build products and features that seamlessly…

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What next for the Digital Single Market?

British Association of Picture Libraries & Agencies

Europe for Creators press release – 25 April, 2019. Now that the EU copyright directive has been adopted by the European Council on 15 April 2019, it’s time for Member States to begin transposing it into national law. They each have two years to do so starting from the day in which the Directive is…

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