New York – 15 November, 2016: Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, and VICE Media, the world’s leading youth media brand, today announced a global content partnership that sees clips from VICE’s award-winning content made available to Getty Images customers worldwide. VICE, renowned for its distinct documentary reporting style and popularity among young people, brings its unique footage to Getty Images’ nearly one million customers in almost 200 countries, significantly expanding its global reach.
The Vice Media Collection launches with clips from VICE’s archival footage, with clips from VICE’s owned and operated digital channels continuing to be added to Getty Images’ comprehensive video library of over five million assets.
Getty Images customers will have access to clips from stories such as Broadly’s, VICE’s women’s interest channel, documentary short spotlighting the living Kumari goddesses of Nepal, and Motherboard’s, VICE’s channel exploring the intersection of culture and technology, in-depth coverage of biohacking, as well as content from other VICE digital channels, with many more clips to come as content from VICE’s editorial line up continues to be added.
“At Getty Images, we’ve seen a significant demand from both media and brands for authentic, real-world visual content that has only grown over the last few years,” said Peter Orlowsky, Vice President of Business Development at Getty Images. “As the leading editorial voice for today’s millennial audience, VICE Media are experts at creating dynamic content through a lens of authenticity that will enrich Getty Images’ extensive video offering, and enable our customers to connect with a broad global audience in new ways.”
“This partnership will expand our global presence, bringing clips of our award-winning content covering culture, food, fashion, music, sports, tech and more, to Getty’s nearly one million customers all across the world,” said VICE Head of Content Ciel Hunter. “The clips we are providing will allow Getty customers to connect with a young audience, utilizing our unique footage that resonates strongly with viewers.”
The live collection is available today on gettyimages.com.
About Getty Images:
Getty Images is the most trusted and esteemed source of visual content in the world, with almost 200 million assets available through its industry-leading sites www.gettyimages.com and www.istock.com. The Getty Images website serves creative, business and media customers in almost 200 countries and is the first place people turn to discover, purchase and share powerful content from the world’s best photographers and videographers. Getty Images works with over 200,000 contributors and hundreds of image partners to provide comprehensive coverage of more than 130,000 news, sport and entertainment events, impactful creative imagery to communicate any commercial concept and the world’s deepest digital archive of historic photography.
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About VICE Media
VICE is the world’s preeminent youth media company and content creation studio. Launched in 1994, VICE now operates in over 30 countries and distributes its programming to viewers across digital, linear, mobile, film and socials. VICE includes an international network of digital channels; a weekly and daily news programming partnership with HBO; a television and feature film production studio; a magazine; a record label; an in-house creative services agency; and a newly launched U.S and Canadian TV network, VICELAND.
VICE’s award-winning programming has been recognized by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Peabody Awards, Sundance Film Festival, PEN Center, Cannes Lions, Frontline Club, Knight Foundation, American Society of Magazine Editors, LA Press Club, James Beard awards, and Webby Awards, among others.