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  • dpa Picture-Alliance and Getty Images announce strategic distribution partnership

    June 20, 2018 • Company NewsComments (0)

    Getty Images will distribute over a century’s worth of definitive moments from dpa Picture-Alliance’s coverage of German politics, sports, entertainment and more

     

    dpa Picture-Alliance has today announced a strategic partnership with Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications. The distribution deal will see over a century’s worth of definitive moments from German history and culture reach a large international customer base through Getty Images’ extensive distribution network.

     

    Over a million wholly-owned photographs from dpa Picture-Alliance – the picture agency of Germany’s largest news agency dpa – will be available in select markets via Getty Images’ website and industry-leading sales team.

     

    The agreement will see both up-to-the minute and archive collections from the dpa Picture-Alliance portfolio now available. This will include complete coverage of major sporting events, a comprehensive file of German politics from 1949, and some of the most recognizable images from German business and lifestyle, history, culture and entertainment.

     

    Andreas Genz, Managing Director of dpa Picture-Alliance, said: “dpa Picture-Alliance portfolios includes the most diverse and unique archive of Germany. dpa’s photographers have been documenting the biggest moments in German history at home and abroad for the past 70 years since 1949. The partnership with Getty Images will expand the reach of our extensive picture library. I have no doubt that Getty Images’ international platform and licensing expertise will help our content to reach new audiences around the world.”

     

    Lee Martin, Getty Images Senior Vice President, Global Strategic Development, said: “Getty Images is pleased to partner with dpa Picture-Alliance and include their extensive content as part of our market-leading editorial offering.  At Getty Images we deliver an unmatched breadth of visual coverage spanning news, sport, entertainment and beyond produced both by our own award-winning photographers and videographers and those of our trusted image partners. We look forward to a long and successful collaboration with dpa Picture-Alliance.”

     

    The dpa Picture-Alliance collection will launch on the Getty Images website later this month.

     

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    Notes to editors:

    The wholly-owned photographs from dpa Picture-Alliance will be available in Japan and USA.

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  • Getty Images Creative Bursaries to support emerging photographers from France, USA and the UK explore issues such as mental health and black female identity

    June 7, 2018 • Company NewsComments (0)

    Three recipients receive bursaries totaling $10,000, aimed at supporting emerging talent in the creative photography field

     

    Getty Images, the world leader in visual communication, today announced the second round of recipients of the Getty Images Creative Bursary. Selected by a panel of industry-leading visual experts, the three recipients, hailing from the USA, France and the UK, have been awarded prizes ranging from $5,000 for first place, $3,000 for second place and $2,000 for third place.

    Founded in October 2017, the annual $40,000 Bursary was established to support emerging photographers in the creative field and enable them to realise commercial photographic projects which, without funding, they might not have otherwise been able to pursue.

    The recipients, who must be 30 years or under, or have been pursuing photography as a professional career for less than three years, were asked to submit a project proposal and visual brief in support of their creative idea. Getty Images Creative Bursary is rolling, meaning recipients will be announced four times each calendar year, with the company awarding double funds for the first quarter in celebration of the launch.

    The recipients are:

    First place:

    Sophia Nahli Allison is an experimental documentary filmmaker from Los Angeles currently living in the South. Her project “Dreaming Gave Us Wings” is inspired by the importance of flight within black folklore and history and is informed by black feminist discourse and afrofuturistic ideology to archive the metaphysical existence of black women.

    Second Place:

    Kana Waiwaiku is a multidisciplinary artist based in London. In “A Sonic Space Where Beauty & Chaos Coolide” Kana explores the world of mental health with discussions ranging from Depression to Borderline Personality Disorder. The story is represented visually with photographs taken before and after a discussion on the subject’s mental health issue.

    Third Place:

    Phemina is a multidisciplinary artist, and self-taught photographer living in Paris. She is part of the creative and artistic duo La Petite Touche whose goal is always to make “the ordinary extraordinary”.

    Andy Saunders, Senior Vice President, Creative Content at Getty Images and one of the judges of the Getty Images Creative Bursary says: “Supporting emerging photographic talent is of utmost importance to us at Getty Images and our creative bursaries are already helping talented new voices to develop and realise important work. With this second round of grants we have seen a very high level of submissions come through and the three winners – Sophia Nahli Allison, Kana Waiwaiku and Phemina – all exhibited strong ideas which push creative boundaries.”

    An esteemed panel of photographic and multidisciplinary experts judged a geographically diverse group of artists. In addition to aforementioned Saunders, the panel included:

    – Andy Adams, Photographer and Publisher of Flak Photo

    – Independent artist and editor and Diversify Photo Co-Founder Andrea Wise

    – Senior Photo Editor of ESPN’s The Undefeated and Co-Founder of Diversify Photo Brent Lewis

     

    The Getty Images Creative Bursary is part of the Getty Images Grants programme, which exists to support the world’s most innovative photographers and tell important world stories. Since the inception of the programme 12 years ago, the company has awarded in excess of US$1.4 million.

    For more information about the Getty Images Grants programme, or to submit an application for consideration, please visit Where We Stand.

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  • Getty Images launches new storytelling service: STUDIO

    June 4, 2018 • Company NewsComments (0)

    World leader in visual communication introduces new service, aimed at helping brands cut through the clutter in today’s digital proliferation

     

    Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, has today announced the launch of a breakthrough commissioned content and strategy service, STUDIO, dedicated to bringing authentic brand storytelling to life. STUDIO will serve as a full-service production agency, merging the media giant’s leading assignment and commissioned content services, with over 22 years in visual storytelling, to deliver impactful experiences for its global network of over one million strategic partners and customers.

     

    In today’s digital revolution, brands are increasingly required to create content that stands out, searching for an editorial voice to tell impactful stories. STUDIO connects brands with Getty Images’ unrivalled access, global distribution and reach, as well as a network of the world’s foremost photography and videography talent – taking customers’ messages from the biggest stages to the smallest mobile screens, and beyond. Services include video, event photography, social-first content, commercial assignments, portrait studios, talent integration, media partnerships, full service production, immersive media, worldwide distribution, content strategy and visual intelligence.

     

    “In an ever-evolving and busy digital landscape, the STUDIO team tailors packages to ensure that our partners achieve their objectives, whether the goal be to shift brand perception, heighten awareness or create branded content,” said Getty Images Vice President of Global Entertainment, Kirstin Benson.

     

    “We are thrilled to offer unprecedented access to Getty Images’ team of visual experts and complete suite of capabilities that encompass imagery trend reporting, photo and video assignments, commercial production, social media strategy and creation, data and insights, and much more.”

     

    In addition and supplementary to Getty Images’ Custom Contentoffering which launched last year, STUDIO rounds out Getty Images’ comprehensive offering and further strengthens its leading position as the only media business that provides end-to-end content solutions for customers. across virtually every vertical, including luxury brands, sports leagues, technology, packaged goods, automotive, and more.

     

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  • Getty Images and 500px Announce Exclusive Global Distribution Partnership

    May 31, 2018 • Company NewsComments (0)

    New relationship unlocks tens of millions of new photos for licensing from the 500px network

    New York— May 31, 2018: Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, and 500px, the world’s leading social network for photographers, today announced an exclusive distribution partnership that will enable Getty Images customers to access the unique premium royalty-free content from 500px. As a result, the existing Getty Images collection of over 300 million images will expand to include 500px’s growing photographic community content.

    Under the terms of the agreement, 500px will continue to represent its photographers, while Getty Images will have exclusive global distribution rights. Visual China Group (“VCG”) will continue to be the exclusive distribution partner inside of China. The partnership follows VCG’s acquisition of 500px, a Toronto-based social network, which represents 13 million professional and hobbyist photographers from over 195 countries and regions.

    “As we incorporate the best of 500px into Getty Images, our customers will gain access to a diverse range of images,” said Craig Peters, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, Getty Images. “Getty Images is proud to represent 500px’s renowned global community which produces high quality content and we look forward to giving customers around the world access to this incredible content.”

    Aneta Filiciak, VP of Strategic Development, 500px, said “We’re excited to build on 500px’s brand heritage and strengthen our focus on the premium market through Getty Images’ world leading distribution capabilities. This is an important step in expanding the reach and sales of our contributors’ content to a broader customer base and represents a significant opportunity for the company and our global photographer community.”

    This new partnership cements Getty Images’ position as a world leader in visual media, provides boosted access to high-quality and authentic content, in addition to presenting a wealth of opportunities for future collaboration with a world-leading community sourcing platform.

    The 500px collection, will include several million images over the coming months, and new imagery will be added continually. The collection spans across a multitude of subjects including landscapes, portraiture, lifestyle, travel and conceptual photography. 500px content will be available on the Getty Images website from July 1st, 2018.

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  • Oath, National Disability Leadership Alliance and Getty Images Launch New Disability Image Collection

    May 17, 2018 • Company NewsComments (0)

    Launching on Global Accessibility Awareness Day, the partnership aims to depict authentic and diverse representations of people with disabilities in the media

    New York, NY – May 17, 2018 Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) and a global media and technology company, today announced a partnership with the National Disability Leadership Alliance (NDLA), a cross-disability coalition led by 17 national organizations headed by people with disabilities, and Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, to launch

    The Disability Collection – a growing collection of images that more accurately portrays individuals with disabilities and breaks stereotypes. To expand and grow the Collection, Oath, the NDLA and Getty Images developed a comprehensive set of guidelines for how to authentically reflect people with disabilities in photography, which will be shared and promoted across Getty Images’ global network of photographers, launching today on Global Accessibility Awareness Day.

    “People with disabilities have historically been underrepresented, and often misrepresented in the media,” said Mike Shebanek, Head of Accessibility at Oath. “We believe the media has the power to shut down stereotypes and we are calling on the industry to commit to more inclusive representation. Together we can create this long overdue change.”

    Many of the images of disability that are traditionally used in the media reflect only the “heroic” or the “pitiful”— stereotypes of disability—when, disability is much more diverse. The Disability Collection will repicture disability in a way that is dignified, modern, diverse, authentic and human. The project invites photographers to portray disability as a natural part of someone’s identity, instead of portraying disability as something that needs to be “cured,” “fixed” or overcome. Disability is intersectional so the Collection will intentionally include representation across age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identification, socio-economic, religion and culture with a focus on traditionally underrepresented groups.

    “At a time when imagery is the most widely spoken global language, it has never been more important to produce and promote a visual language that is progressive and inclusive, and to support diverse voices in doing so,” said Rebecca Swift, Director of Visual Insights at Getty Images. “While we cannot change what people publish or click on overnight, we can provide better alternatives for those looking to create more authentic stories. The Disability Collection strives to be a collection of authentic and empowering images of people with disabilities in everyday life.”

    Getty Images’ customer search data shows the significant desire for high-quality, modern images that accurately represent people with disabilities. Global search data from 2016 to 2017 indicates that searches for “wheelchair access” increased 371% year over year on GettyImages.com. Additionally, “disabled worker” was up 254%, “autism awareness” increased 196%, and “deafness” was up 144%.

    “Member organizations of the National Disability Leadership Alliance – and the disability community in general – have worked for decades to see ourselves accurately reflected in media. Despite some progress, often the media still gets important details wrong,” said James Weisman, NDLA Steering Committee. “This landmark initiative — the first of its kind developed with the guidance of the disability community itself — signals a promising new way forward. Oath and Getty Images understand that media will only get real about disability when disabled people lead the way. NDLA is thrilled about the launch of the collaboration and its future growth.”

    Disability leaders have been central to this project since the formation, and the project is guided by insights from disability-specific focus groups hosted by Oath and the NDLA. Oath, the NDLA, and Getty Images are encouraging photographers, including those with disabilities, to join in creating and growing this groundbreaking Collection. Getty Images and Oath will be providing the necessary resources and opportunities to help content creators broadcast their vision, including funding art directed shoots and competitions that encourage photographers to capture this imagery.

    To learn more about The Disability Collection, visit www.thedisabilitycollection.com.

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  • Getty Images Gallery presents Beat Positive

    May 15, 2018 • Company News, Getty Images GalleryComments (0)

    A new exhibition exploring a decade of hip hop culture

     – Beat Positive at Getty Images Gallery, London, 1 June to 4 August 2018

    – Exhibition explores hip hop culture between 1982-1993, from its beginnings to the global phenomenon it is today

    – Featuring rare photographs from two of the first London hip hop events at The Venue in 1982 and 1984’s Hip Hop Jam on the Southbank

     

    Getty Images Gallery announces Beat Positive, a new exhibition which will bring to life the dawn of hip hop culture in a series of vibrant photographs available as fine art prints.  On view from 1 June to 4 August, the exhibition will showcase iconic images from British photographers Janette Beckman and David Corio alongside never before seen material from the Michael Ochs, Right On! and Redferns archives.

    Now one of the biggest selling musical genres globally, hip hop began with a much simpler goal: to get people moving.  On the evening of August 11, 1973, Clive Campbell, better known as DJ Kool Herc, set up two turntables in the recreation room at 1520 Sedgewick Ave in the Bronx in order to entertain the crowd gathered for his sister Cindy’s birthday party.  In a completely new technique he called the Merry Go-Round, Herc extended short drum breaks, now known as break beats, using two copies of the same records.  The crowd went wild, the party went late, and though no one at the time was aware, a new genre was born.

    Londoners Janette Beckman and David Corio first discovered hip hop in 1982 while on assignment for music magazines such as NME, Melody Maker and The Face.  Their portraits of Run DMC, Slick Rick, Salt ‘n’ Pepa, Whodini, Grandmaster Flash, LL Cool J, Queen Latifah and the Beastie Boys, along with many others, are considered classics of the genre.  Their work has been shown internationally at museums and galleries such as the Victoria and Albert Museum, The Museum of the City of New York and Powerhouse Gallery.

    Using the four main elements of hip-hop – turntablism, MC’ing, graffiti writing and break dancing – as a jumping off point, Getty Images Gallery curator Shawn Waldron worked with the two photographers to create a unique offering of limited edition prints.  The show also features never-before-seen historic photographs sourced from Getty Images’ extensive archive, including images of a young LL Cool J, a triptych of The Fat Boys filming their ‘Jail House Rap’ video and the 1984 Hip Hop Jam at London’s Southbank, taken from the Michael Ochs, Right On! and Redferns archives respectively.

    Shawn Waldron, Curator, Getty Images Gallery said: “The opportunity to work with Janette Beckman and David Corio is a dream come true.  Their authentic portraits, including scenes from the earliest hip hop related events in the UK, are a time capsule to the genre’s golden age.  Complementing the portraits, Beat Positive also features a selection of archival photographs from the era newly discovered in the Getty Image Archives and offered exclusively through the Gallery throughout the exhibition.  For music fans and hip hop heads, it is not to be missed.”

    Images from the exhibition are available for purchase as prints, starting at £75, with global delivery options. The Getty Images Gallery will also be producing a 1980s style fanzine also called Beat Positive that will be available for purchase exclusively through the Gallery.

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  • Getty Images named Official Photographer of the 2018 Met Gala

    May 7, 2018 • Company News, EntertainmentComments (0)

    Getty Images’ expert production team will provide comprehensive coverage from the red carpet to inside the world class event

    Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, has today announced that they will offer comprehensive coverage including exclusive inside access to The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Benefit, more commonly known as The Met Gala.

    The benefit is the premier event on the international fashion calendar, bringing together icons from the world of fashion, film, music, sports, business, and art.

    Getty Images’ award-winning photographers and videographers will cover every aspect of the evening; from the red carpet, through to exclusive looks from the receiving line, entertainment and candid images from inside the invitation-only event. Photography from inside the Met Gala will be only available for license exclusively through Getty Images.

    Leading the industry with its social-first strategy, Getty Images’ skilled production team will also be delivering creative edits in the form of alternate views and social media-ready assets to Getty Images’ almost one million customers around the world.

    “Among the world’s most preeminent fashion events, The Met Gala brings together the very best of art and fashion,” said Getty Images Global Vice President of Entertainment, Kirstin Benson.  “Getty Images is proud to have been selected by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Vogue as the Gala’s official photography partner. Our trail-blazing team looks forward to producing unrivaled, compelling content, giving the world an intimate look at this iconic and exclusive event in real time.”

    With co-chairs Amal Clooney, Rihanna, Donatella Versace, and Anna Wintour; and honorary chairs Christine and Stephen A. Schwarzman, the gala celebrates The Costume Institute’s spring exhibition, Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination, examining fashion’s ongoing engagement with the devotional practices and traditions of Catholicism.

    In addition to the Met Gala, Getty Images content creators, are at every major entertainment event globally, from awards ceremonies to fashion weeks to film festivals, covering over 70,000 entertainment events a year and partnering with major brands on creative content strategy.

     

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  • Getty Images’ Creative Photographers’ Sweeping Wins at the PDN Photo Annual ‘18

    May 3, 2018 • AwardsComments (0)

    London – May 3, 2018: Getty Images’ creative photographers have received top honors at the prestigious PDN Photo Annual ‘18 with multiple winners announced for Stock Imagery Series and Single Images.

    Stephanie Nnamani took home an award for her work on ‘The Black Victorian’ series, which imagines a black female narrative during the Victorian era and was art directed by our very own Christina Ihekwoaba. Veteran photographer Thomas Barwick was also honored for his ‘Community’ series – art directed by Amy Lehfeldt –  which documents community-building through friendship and cheerleading. Photographers Daniel Grizelj and Juj Winn were also spotlighted for their work.

    Three of our photographers also took home awards in the single image category. Leo Patrizi (winner of Getty Images’ Muslim Women competition), Mariana Alija and Rochelle Brock were all celebrated for their extraordinary images.

    Getty Images is extremely proud to work with its talented global community of over 250,000 photographers, and wholeheartedly congratulates all of this year’s PDN Photo winners.

    To view the winners of the PDN Photo Annual ‘18, visit https://www.pdnphotoannual.com/

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  • Photojournalist Sim Chi Yin Selected for 2018 Getty Images and Chris Hondros Fund Award

    April 25, 2018 • Company News, GrantsComments (0)

    Honors to be presented at the Chris Hondros Fund benefit and silent auction in New York

    The Chris Hondros Fund (CHF) today announced Sim Chi Yin has been chosen to receive the seventh annual Getty Images and Chris Hondros Fund Award. The Singaporean photographer will receive a grant of US $20,000 to support her documentary photography work.

    The Getty Images and Chris Hondros Fund Awardwas created to honor Getty Images photojournalist and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Chris Hondros, who was killed on April 20, 2011 while on assignment in Misrata, Libya. This award celebrates Hondros’ legacy by drawing attention to the ways in which photojournalism shines a light on shared human experiences. Established by Christina Piaia, Chris Hondros’ fiancée, and with the support of his family, the Chris Hondros Fund advances the work of photojournalists who espouse his legacy and vision. The Fund sponsors fellowships, grants, and exhibitions to raise awareness and educate the public about the work of photojournalists.

    “I never got to meet with Chris but the values, intelligence, respect and integrity he brought to his work were exemplary. As the industry continues to change, it is important that keep faith in documenting the world we live in,” said the 2018 Chris Hondros Fund Awardee Sim Chi Yin. “I’m grateful for this injection of encouragement during a point in time when I’m at a crossroads in my life and my work as an independent photographer. This grant allows me to take more time to think about why I want to produce imagery and distribute them to consumers all over the world.”

    Originally a print journalist and foreign correspondent at The Straits Times for nine years, Sim Chi Yin now works on self-directed projects focusing on history, memory, conflict and migration and its consequences.  She was commissioned as the Nobel Peace Prize photographer in 2017 and created a solo show for the Nobel Peace Center museum in Oslo on nuclear weapons that is currently on display through November 25, 2018.

    “This year, we are thrilled to welcome Sim Chi Yin to the CHF family and to celebrate her photographic endeavors and compassionate pursuits. The CHF Board is particularly struck by the intelligence and rigor Chi Yin’s embeds in her work,” said Chris Hondros Fund Board President Christina Piaia. “Her keen sense and knowledge about the geographic locations, cultures, and subjects she covers are akin to Hondros’ work and the immense preparation he undertook to learn not only on the current state of affairs, but the historical context of people, conflict, and regions he covered.”

    “Often working in dangerous or difficult conditions or on the ground in unfamiliar locales, photojournalists strive to reveal the humanity within the most important and critical stories of our time” said Getty Images Global Vice President of News, Pancho Bernasconi.  “Sim Chi Yin’s thoughtful work is a testament to the power that images have to transcend the frame and that allow a deeper and more profound connection to the people and places in the image. All of us at Getty Images have an enormous sense of pride and are honored that we can help continue Chris’ legacy while enabling the personal and professional growth of some of the most accomplished photojournalists working today.”

    Last year, Chris Hondros’ legacy was also honored in the documentary Hondros, directed by Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker Greg Campbell and produced by Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Lee Curtis and Getty Images Co-Founder and Chairman Jonathan Klein. The film debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival last year and will be available on Netflix from July 1.

    The Chris Hondros Fund will host a reception at the Aperture Gallery in New York on Thursday, May 3, at 6:30 p.m to present the Getty Images and Chris Hondros Fund Award. To purchase tickets, please visit www.chrishondrosfund.org/benefit.

    The event includes a silent auction to benefit the Fund’s grant and awareness programs, providing the opportunity to bid on an extraordinary collection of photographs including past awardees Bryan Denton, Daniel Berehulak, Kevin Frayer, and Andrea Bruce. Donors need not be present to participate; the silent auction runs online from April 21 through to May 3 and is powered by Paddle8: http://paddle8.com/auction/chris-hondros-fund/.

    For more information about The Chris Hondros Fund, please visit www.chrishondrosfund.org.

    For more information about Hondros, please visit www.chrishondrosfilm.com/.

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  • Getty Images and ARRAY Launches New Grant to Support Authentic Visual Storytelling for Underrepresented Communities and Cultures

    April 16, 2018 • Company News, GrantsComments (0)

    Getty Images partners with Director Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY Alliance to launch four new grants that aim to shine a light on authentic visual narratives of underrepresented communities

     

    Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, in partnership with ARRAY Alliance, a creative collective founded by director Ava DuVernay to amplify the work of women and people of color filmmakers, today announced the launch of the first Getty Images ARRAY Grant, open to both filmmakers and photographers from around the world who are using their art forms to create diverse and inclusive visual stories.

    Four grants of $5,000 each, totaling $20,000, will be awarded to two commercial creative photographers and two editorial filmmakers who capture the visual narrative of underrepresented ethnic communities such as African American, Caribbean, South Asian, Arab, Indigenous or Latinx for example, and use their medium to progress visual representation.  In addition to financial remuneration, recipients will also receive mentoring support and guidance from Getty Images and ARRAY.

    The winners will be selected based on their project submissions, focusing on the quality of their cinematography, photographic skills and how their work is used to drive authenticity and inclusion.

    “Getty Images’ mission is to move the world with images,” said Andy Saunders, Senior Vice President, Creative Content at Getty Images. “Our perceptions of what is possible are often shaped by what we see, and imagery and film play a powerful role in fighting stereotypes, and in empowering communities to feel represented in society.”

    Saunders continues, “We are thrilled to be further expanding our Grants program – even more so with an honorable and committed organization like ARRAY, who have already done so much for amplifying voices and ensuring a more inclusive and equitable creative industry.”

    “We at ARRAY are proud to collaborate with Getty Images to identify and amplify exceptional, underrepresented image makers through this initiative,” said DuVernay. “Our mission is to shift the dominant gaze and create a new normal when it comes to the voices and vision of artists of all kinds, and we are pleased to join forces with Getty Images in this effort.”

    “Our organization was founded to advocate for more inclusion in the creative fields and we are excited to partner with a venerable institution like Getty Images to initiate real world impact as a champion of these important storytellers,” said ARRAY executive director Maori Karmael Holmes.

    Submissions will be judged by a prestigious panel including;

    The Getty Images ARRAY Grant is part of Getty Images’ wider grants program, which since its inception has donated over US$1.6 million to photographers around the world.

    ARRAY, founded by award-winning director Ava DuVernay, has opened doors to the film industry since 2010, fostering a collective resource to amplify films by women and people of color, globally.

    Applications will be accepted until Friday 8th June, at 11:59 p.m. PT. Entrants can apply online at WhereWeStand.com/grants.

     

     

     

    About Getty Images

    Getty Images is one of the most trusted and esteemed sources of visual content in the world, with over 300 million assets including photos, videos, and music, available through its industry-leading sites www.gettyimages.com and www.istock.com. The Getty Images website serves creative, business and media customers in nearly every country in the world and is the first place people turn to discover, purchase and share powerful visual content from the world’s best photographers and videographers. Getty Images works with over 240,000 contributors and hundreds of image partners to provide comprehensive coverage of more than 160,000 news, sport and entertainment events each year, impactful creative imagery to communicate any commercial concept and the world’s deepest digital archive of historic photography.

     

    Visit Getty Images at www.gettyimages.com to learn more about how the company is advancing the unique role of still and moving imagery in communication and business, and enabling creative ideas to come to life.  For company news and announcements, visit our Press Room, and for the stories and inspiration behind our content, visit Stories & Trends. Find Getty Images on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Tumblr, or download the Getty Images app where you can explore, save and share the world’s best imagery.

     

    About ARRAY Alliance

    In 2010 award-winning filmmaker, distributor and activist Ava DuVernay founded ARRAY Releasing. The independent film collective has distributed 18 films culled from festivals around the world. These award-winning works by underrepresented filmmakers offer a glimpse into the interior lives of characters and landscapes often overlooked by mainstream outlets. In 2018, DuVernay launched ARRAY Alliance, a non-profit organization dedicated to amplifying the work of underrepresented filmmakers. Through a variety of initiatives including grantmaking, audience development, and curatorial programs, the Alliance works to provide access and a sense of belonging for women filmmakers and filmmakers of color in the film and television industry.

     

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