StringersHub partners with Shutterstock to extend the distribution of up-to-the-minute and archive news and entertainment videos through its leading global creative platform.
April 22, 2021: StringersHub, a unified technology platform, today announced a partnership with Shutterstock, Inc. a leading global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses, and media companies, to distribute editorial videos. Through Shutterstock Editorial, commercial partners and publishers from around the world have real-time access to license the latest visual content.
With the support of more than 25,000 contributors worldwide, StringersHub supplies compelling content, from breaking news to viral videos. Freelance videographers, reporters, and eyewitnesses from around the world update StringersHub gallery with video clips destined for media outlets on a daily basis.
StringersHub’s collaboration with Shutterstock will ensure that the videos reach digital publishers, brands, and users on a global scale.
Yakau Buta, StringersHub’s CEO, commented: “With the fast technological growth, citizens play an influential part in disseminating news and information. Our platform serves as an in-between place for users where they can share their local news with global media outlets. We’re thrilled to partner with Shutterstock, as a leading source of compelling creative and editorial content, and this alliance will hugely contribute to increasing reach; allowing contributors to monetize their work.”
“At Shutterstock, we are dedicated to providing creative and editorial content that is disruptive, engaging, and that resonates with audiences globally,” said Candice Murray, VP of Editorial at Shutterstock. “We are pleased to partner with StringersHub to provide our community access to viral video and newsworthy clips from around the world in real-time.”
StringersHub, a unified technology platform, is currently assisting more than 800 content buyers, media outlets, and production companies in their search for videographers and relevant video content from all over the world. With 25,000+ registered freelancers from over 130 countries, StringersHub offers essential video production services ranging from hiring a fixer to providing a full crew for a documentary shoot. In addition to the possibility of making assignments for shooting, media outlets have access to the content gallery, in which stringers and eyewitnesses upload the captured videos. UGC ranges from breaking news to viral videos and lifestyle content.
Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), is a leading global creative platform offering full-service solutions, high-quality content, and tools for brands, businesses and media companies. Directly and through its group subsidiaries, Shutterstock's comprehensive collection includes high-quality licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations, videos and music. Working with its growing community of over 1.6 million contributors, Shutterstock adds hundreds of thousands of images each week, and currently has more than 360 million images and more than 21 million video clips available.
Headquartered in New York City, Shutterstock has offices around the world and customers in more than 150 countries. The Company also owns Bigstock, a value-oriented stock media offering; Shutterstock Studios, an end-to-end custom creative shop; Offset, a high-end image collection; PremiumBeat, a curated royalty-free music library; Shutterstock Editorial, a premier source of editorial images and videos for the world's media; Amper Music, an AI-driven music platform; and TurboSquid, a leading 3D content marketplace.