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News from BCC Council: Copyright directive passed

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Milestone day for copyright in the EU The EU copyright directive was adopted by the European Council on 15 April 2019, completing its final stage of approval after two-and-a-half years of debate and negotiation — and much hard work, including by many BCC members. You can read the European Council press release here and one…

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Shutterstock announces Stan Pavlovsky to join as Co-Chief Operating Officer

Shutterstock Announces Stan Pavlovsky to Join as Co-Chief Operating Officer

Shutterstock press release – 13 March, 2019. Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering high-quality assets, tools and services through its creative platform, today announced the appointment of Stan Pavlovsky in the newly created role of Co-Chief Operating Officer and Head of Strategic Operations responsible for overseeing product, marketing and technology.  “Stan is…

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Shutterstock launches In-app contributor registration

Shutterstock Launches In-App Contributor Registration for the Mobile-First Generation

Shutterstock press release – 13 March, 2019. It’s easier than ever for iOS and Android users to sign up as a Shutterstock contributor and start earning money from their photos and videos Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global technology company offering high-quality assets, tools and services through its creative platform, today launched in-app contributor…

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ImageRights: new site, new office

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ImageRights has a new look Phase One of the ImageRights.com rebrand is live this week. More enhancements and offerings are planned within the next few months! Keep up to date with all the newest developments by following them on Instagram and Twitter. Hello London ImageRights has expanded its offices to London (BDaily and LondonLovesBusiness). The…

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British Pathé appoints new Business Development Executive for North & South America

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British Pathé press release – 5 March, 2019. British Pathé, the world-famous newsreel archive, has appointed Georgina Angless to oversee its North American licensing service. She takes over from Richard Goldthorpe who had handled North American enquiries since British Pathé launched there in 2015. She will also act as British Pathé’s first business development executive…

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CEPIC Statement on Works of Visual Arts in the Public Domain

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CEPIC press release – 25 February, 2019. CEPIC expresses its extreme disappointment at the EU copyright Directive as we see that last minute compromises were reached that will directly hurt CEPIC members specialised in fine art, history and vintage photography. Some of these libraries are attached to cultural institutions and contribute to their financing –…

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British Pathé Appoints New Licensing Executive For France & The Benelux Countries

British Pathé press release – 21 February, 2019 British Pathé, the world-famous media company founded in London by renowned French filmmaker Charles Pathé, has appointed Andre Gailani to oversee its licensing service for producers in France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg. In this role, he will act as the account manager for production companies such…

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FOCAL International to honour Julien Temple

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FOCAL International press release – 13 February, 2019 The legendary and inventive director to receive Lifetime Achievement Award FOCAL International are delighted to announce that the 2019 recipient of the FOCAL Lifetime Achievement Award will be the renowned film director, Julien Temple.    Julien Temple’s celebrated filmography traverses the realms of fiction, documentary and music…

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Werner Forman Archive: Masks Throughout History

A Tankagle spirit dance mask from Liberia; Samurai armour; and Tutankhamun: Photos: Werner Forman Archive

Masks have played a part in human society from its very beginnings to today. During his long photographic career, Werner Forman photographed masks from all around the world, and many different eras. The picture above shows three different masks: Tankagle spirit dance mask from Liberia Samurai armour Tutankhamun The Werner Forman Archive collection contains a…

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