Munich, April 1st, 2020: House of Pictures, the picture agency for premium interiors, has been part of Image Professionals GmbH since October 2019. The Munich-based agency group unites various leading specialist picture agencies under one roof. The website www.houseofpictures.com has undergone a complete relaunch, presenting new agency content, updated functions and a revised, fresh design.
The Digital Medial Licensing Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Elaine Vitt as Executive Director.
Dreamstime, the world’s largest stock photo community, with 29 million users to the date, announces a series of company initiatives aimed at helping their customers during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Despite the current restrictions on curbing the spread of corona virus, imago images will remain available to all customers and photographers. All departments are staffed and can be contacted daily by phone or email.
Two leading Industry organisations in Sweden urge the Swedish Government to support a project that would pay photographers to document the corona Crisis rather than have them depend on grants.
BRANDIT, a global domain provider and consulting firm, has announced that it’s partnering with image-streaming platform SmartFrame to strengthen its service.
BAPLA was one of the signatories of the Creative Industry Federation’s letter to Rishi Sunak MP in support of the self-employed in the UK’s creative workforce.
United Nations Global Call Out To Creatives – help stop the spread of COVID-19
The present crisis is unprecedented. It will hit all countries across all sectors. Book Publishing and the media industry will be affected. Advertising revenues and assignments are likely to go down. The picture industry is predominantly made up of small to micro enterprises and self-employed photographers who will struggle for the duration of the crisis.
Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures. On 19th March the EU Commission adopted Temporary Framework to enable Member States to further support the economy in the COVID-19 outbreak. How this works and why this is necessary is explained in this article.