Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK) has announced it will extend its exclusive agreement with the european pressphoto agency b.v. (epa) to distribute its unique collection of visual content.
The deal covers North America, the U.K. and Ireland, with epa retaining the distribution rights to its photo and video offering in Germany.
Since January 2017, Shutterstock has leveraged epa’s daily output of around 2,200 images, providing its editorial customers, which include some of the largest media companies and publishing houses in the world, access to epa’s comprehensive global coverage of news and events, as well as their robust archive of almost nine million images.
“We are delighted to continue our exclusive partnership with epa after an initial four years of what has been a very successful collaboration,” said Candice Murray, VP, Editorial at Shutterstock.
“As one of the world’s leading photo agencies delivering premium global news coverage and compelling video content, epa’s remarkable collection is an asset to our platform, and resonates with Shutterstock customers globally.”
Julia R. Arévalo, epa’s President and CEO added; “Our partnership with Shutterstock has provided millions of users around the world access to epa’s expansive content library.
“The global reach of Shutterstock’s distribution network is unparalleled, and we are proud to continue this partnership, driving growth and building on our international presence in North America, the U.K. and Ireland.”