Case study: Archives at Getty Images


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Digital R&D Fund for Arts and Culture: Digital Day (Brighton)

Case study: The Past is Never Dead. It's Not Even Past - An Introduction to the Archives at Getty Images
Matthew Butson, Vice President, Hulton Archive

On 7 June 2011 Arts Council England, the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) announced a new £500,000 Digital R&D Fund for Arts and Culture, for projects that harness digital technologies to connect with wider audiences and explore new ways of working. Project proposals will focus on six key ares: six areas: user-generated content and social media; distribution; mobile, location and games; data; resources; and education and learning. The Digital days aim to: - encourage new partnerships and collaborations between arts and cultural organisations and technology companies - inform participant about opportunities of using digital technologies - provide information on the Digital R&D Fund for Arts and Culture.

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Case study: Archives at Getty Images

  1. 1. Matthew Butson, Vice President, Hulton Archive Case study: The Past is Never Dead. It’s Not Even Past – An Introduction to the Archives at Getty Images
  2. 2. An Introduction to the archive at ” The past is never dead. It's not even past ” William Faulkner.
  3. 3. Your Speaker today... Matthew Butson Vice President, Archive at Getty Images 25 Years with the archive
  4. 8. The Archive - A Brief History… <ul><li>1854: Founding of London Stereoscopic Co. (LSC) </li></ul><ul><li>1922: Rischgitz acquires LSC. </li></ul><ul><li>1936: The Time Inc. Picture Collection founded </li></ul><ul><li>1938: Sir Edward Hulton launches weekly “Picture Post” magazine. </li></ul><ul><li>1947: Hulton Press acquires Rischgitz - Hulton Picture Library properly formed and catalogued. </li></ul><ul><li>1958: BBC acquires Hulton Picture Library </li></ul><ul><li>1988: Brian Deutsch acquires the Hulton archive & Keystone. </li></ul><ul><li>1996: Getty Images acquires “The Hulton-Deutsch collection” </li></ul><ul><li>1999: Getty Images acquires Archive Photos, NY </li></ul><ul><li>2000: Hulton|Archive formed. Acquires FPG. </li></ul><ul><li>2003: Join forces with Time Inc. - exclusive worldwide distribution of Time Life Pictures. Acquires Retrofile. </li></ul><ul><li>2006 : Acquires Michael Ochs Music Archive. Acquires Princess Diana Archive </li></ul><ul><li>2007: Image Partner deal with Popperfoto. Acquires Tim Graham Royalty archive. </li></ul><ul><li>2008: Acquires Redferns music library. </li></ul><ul><li>2009: Acquires Cover agency archive. </li></ul><ul><li>2010: Acquires Fotosearch Collection </li></ul><ul><li>2011: Acquires Tom Kelley Jnr collection </li></ul>
  5. 9. <ul><li>Access to 90 million+ images in London alone; </li></ul><ul><li>Onsite in London; </li></ul><ul><li>Hulton (42 million) </li></ul><ul><li>Archive Photos (13 million) </li></ul><ul><li>FPG (7 million) </li></ul><ul><li>Popperfoto (12 million) </li></ul><ul><li>Bob Thomas Sports Photography (3 million) </li></ul><ul><li>Redferns (2 million) </li></ul><ul><li>Ernst Haas (1 million) </li></ul><ul><li>Slim Aarons (1 million) </li></ul><ul><li>Space Frontiers (1 million) </li></ul><ul><li>Allsport (4 million) </li></ul><ul><li>Tim Graham (2 million) </li></ul><ul><li>Dave Hogan (1 million) </li></ul><ul><li>Others: Tom Stoddart, Steve Pyke, Polly Borland, Terry O’Neill etc. (1 million) </li></ul>
  6. 10. Case Study: Science & Society Picture Library
  7. 12. <ul><li>What SSPL Brings to Getty Images... </li></ul><ul><li>50,000 Images On-line </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Deep File’ On Demand Service Available </li></ul><ul><li>Includes: </li></ul><ul><li>Science Museum </li></ul><ul><li>National Railway Museum </li></ul><ul><li>National Media Museum </li></ul><ul><li>Daily Herald </li></ul><ul><li>Advertising Archive </li></ul>
  8. 13. <ul><li>Over 1.3bn page views per annum </li></ul><ul><li>Over 76m visits per annum </li></ul><ul><li>480,000 new registrants each year </li></ul><ul><li>12 E-commerce language versions </li></ul><ul><li>19 Wholly Owned offices worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>34 Master Delegates </li></ul><ul><li>500 Sales people globally </li></ul><ul><li>300,000 Active customers worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>Sales in 150 countries </li></ul>What Getty Images brings to SSPL...
  9. 14. That’s all folks! Any Questions?