ITV extends exclusive Shutterstock distribution deal

Mandatory Credit: Photo by ITV/Shutterstock (3529990dj) Emmerdale - Ep 6133 Thursday 12 January 2012 at 8pm Debbie Dingle [CHARLEY WEBB] asks Andy Sugden [KELVIN FLETCHER] to keep it a secret as she scuttles back to Cameron Murray [DOMINIC MURRAY], leaving Andy confused how he is feeling. Unaware of what has happened, Alicia Gallagher [NATALIE ANDERSON] is dressed up to the nines to impress Andy, optimistic they can get back on track. Debbie suggests a night out with Cameron, covering about her shopping trip but Debbie has to contain her guilt when Cameron tells her he would have left her if she had gone through with it with Andy. In the Woolpack, Andy’s distracted as Alicia flirts and she is left frustrated when Andy follows Debbie out. Emmerdale - 2012
Shutterstock press release – 24 April, 2020.

Agreement extends ITV’s successful and long-standing relationship with Shutterstock for an additional three years

Shutterstock, Inc. a leading global technology company offering a creative platform for high-quality content, tools and services, today announced a three-year extension to its long-standing exclusive distribution deal with the UK’s largest commercial broadcaster, ITV.

ITV is an integrated producer broadcaster and the largest commercial television network in the UK. It is home to popular television including the biggest entertainment events, original dramas, major sports, landmark factual series, and independent news.

With this agreement, Shutterstock houses over 100 years of iconic ITV archival content from regional franchises including the legendary Rank Films collection, iconic celebrity images and historic British series including Carry On Films, The Prisoner, Thunderbirds, Upstairs Downstairs, and The Tube. Additionally, when production resumes, Shutterstock will provide production support by photographing and distributing compelling images from live shows including I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, Lorraine, This Morning and Good Morning Britain. Lastly, Shutterstock will continue to syndicate new publicity images from popular programming including Coronation Street, Emmerdale, Victoria and Vera to the world’s media.

“ITV is an innovative, forward-thinking leader among the world’s broadcasters,” said Candice Murray, VP of Shutterstock Editorial.

“With ITV viewing numbers rising in the current climate, it’s clear that commercial broadcasting is in high demand, and we are honored to be working together to maximize image distribution, bringing iconic television moments to the world.”

“The breadth of our output as the UK’s largest commercial broadcaster is extensive and we depend on a partner who can not only produce and deliver on our content needs but also provide meticulous and excellent customer service,” said Allan Smith, ITV’s Controller of Rights Governance.

“After 15 years of working with the Shutterstock team and evolving the partnership to meet the needs of the changing media and production landscape, our confidence in Shutterstock’s ability to deliver remains consistent.”

Explore the ITV collection on Shutterstock Editorial here.

Picture credit: Emmerdale – Ep 6133 Thursday 12 January 2012 at 8pm ©ITV / Shutterstock