July 05, 2021: StringersHub has today announced a new partnership with Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, to distribute global news, sport, and entertainment videos through gettyimages.com.
With the help of more than 25,000 users worldwide, StringersHub supplies relevant video content from breaking news to viral videos. Freelance videographers, reporters, and eyewitnesses of any city in the world daily update StringersHub gallery with relevant video clips destined for media outlets.
In the coming months, StringersHub will collaborate with Getty Images to promote the videos to ensure their reach to digital publishers, brands, and users around the world.
Yakau Buta, StringersHub’s CEO, commented: «News is fast, and our team is constantly working on offbeat ways to find content that will be of interest to media outlets. We’re glad that these efforts get noticed by our partners, among which we are now happy to name Getty Images. Finding ways of promoting the content of our users, allowing them to increase reach and monetize their work has always been our main priority. This partnership will work as fuel for our further development in video search and its verification to meet the needs of new clients.»
«We’re thrilled to partner with StringersHub and make their industry-leading UGC available to Getty Images’ global customer base», said Peter Orlowsky, Head of Business Development at Getty Images. «With video becoming the fastest-growing content format, the new StringersHub Collection bolsters the depth and breadth of Getty Images’ video offering..»
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.
About Getty Images:
Getty Images is one of the most trusted and esteemed sources of visual content in the world, with over 415 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 340,000 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.
Marketing Manager, StringersHub