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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Shutterstock press release – 23 April, 2019. Shutterstock will remain key distributor of AP images in the US, UK and Ireland. Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), ​a leading global technology company offering high-quality content, tools and services through its creative platform, today announced the renewal of its agreement with The Associated Press (AP) to distribute AP’s…

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British Association of Picture Libraries & Agencies

News from the BCC Council – 18 April, 2019. – Milestone Day for Copyright in the EU – The EU copyright directive was adopted on Monday 15 April by the European Council, 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.…

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Two studies from IMGembed and Copytrack show that of the 3 billion images shared on the internet daily, around 85 percent are used without a valid license. Even many affected artists, photographers, publishers and photo agencies are unaware of the extent of illegal image usage, with an estimated 2.5 billion images being unlawfully distributed every…

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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 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 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 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 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 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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