BAPLA is organising a series of short talks at fotofringe on the business of working in pictures today, highlighting some of the exciting creativity in our industry:

Where next? The Changing Role of the Picture Researcher

An informal round table discussion looking at the role of the picture researcher today and the changing relationship between picture libraries and picture buyers, with freelance picture researchers Julia Ruxton & Jane Smith, moderated by Tim Harris of Nature Picture Library.

The International Image Industry

A round table to discuss licensing and trading imagery from Europe and the wider world.

Real Pictures & Fake News

Alastair Reid, Social Media Journalist at the Press Association, addresses the pitfalls and opportunities of working with social media.

How do journalists get to the story quickly and ensure it is reliable? How does a major news organisation keep it real?

Creative Businesses & International Trade

What lies ahead for international trade deals and copyright regimes?

Isabelle Doran, BAPLA's Head of Policy asks Eddy Leviten, Director General of the Alliance for Intellectual Property our key ally in political lobbying about the opportunities and risks around intellectual property after Brexit

Shooting the People, Shooting the Events

Tristan Fewings, Getty Images' current Entertainment Photographer of the Year, tells the story behind some of his favourite pictures from red carpet, fashion and events assignments.

Location Photography in support of the British Museum’s Exhibition Programme

John Williams, Head of Photography and Imaging (P&I) at the British Museum, discusses the complexities of working in the field in preparation for the British Museum’s biggest exhibitions.

When

Thursday 21 March 2019, 10:00 - 15:30.

Tickets

Talks are free to attend but space is very limited.

We therefore request that you register in advance and are limiting tickets to two sessions per person.

10:00 - 10:25: Where next? The Changing Role of the Picture Researcher

11:00 - 11:25: The International Image Industry

12:00 - 12:25: Real Pictures & Fake News

13:00 - 13:25: Creative Businesses & International Trade

14:00 - 14:25: Shooting the People, Shooting the Events 

15:00 - 15:30: Location Photography in support of the British Museum’s Exhibition Programme

Picture credit: Taking notes at a FOCUS conference © Paul Seheult / Eye Ubiquitous