Our client, Creativity Backgrounds is heading to Europe’s leading photograph trade show, Photokina this week and is actively looking for partnerships in wholesale, distribution and retail.
Leading manufacturer and distributor of educational craft here in the UK, Creativity International are delighted to announce the launch of their brand new craft range created under licence with BBC Worldwide to produce CBeebies licensed merchandise.
“We truly feel that a partnership between the most watched children’s channel in the UK and ourselves is the perfect fit, especially when you consider the fact that one of the main aims of CBeebies is to encourage learning through play for children aged 6 and under – something we at Creativity hold in high regard.” Says Rob Ireland, Managing Director of Creativity.
There are 8 craft kits in total, with each one providing a different way of enhancing creativity in children. Each kit consists of an original design based around the iconic CBeebies’ Bugbies
for TRADE / RETAIL enquiries call Ben Cornwell on 01384 485 550
to buy the kits visit www.creativitycrafts.co.uk
ArtGeminiPrize 2017in collaboration with Asia House – Now Open to all artists UK & Worldwide Call for entries. 5th edition £5000 Cash Prizes for winners.
Acceptable media: Paintings include oil, acrylic, mixed media, drawing, ink, watercolour, calligraphy & original print; Sculpture; Photography & digital art.
Exhibition of shortlisted works will take place at Asia House, London in September 2017
Judging Panel : Jo Baring, Director/Curator Ingram Collection; Cristina Cellini Antonini, Founder & Co-Director ArtRooms; Pamela Kember-Tong, Head of Arts & Learning, Asia House; Sajid Rizvi, Founder & publisher of EAP Group International Media; Dr Vanessa Champion, Creative Director PhotoX, Lead Photographer and Director of ARGENTA; Isabel H Langtry, Principal at Hampstead School of Art & Sculpture Artist.
Cash Prizes :
1st Prize £2000, 2nd Prize £1000.
Photography Prize – £1000
Sculpture Prize – £500 plus £250 voucher
Public Choice Prize – £500
Deadline: 3 July 2017
Connect and follow the prize on @artgeminiprize on social media.
Along with the £1million investment secured for growth, Pixelrights have appointed three industry leaders* on their Board in the form of Christina Vaughan, founder of Image Source and former Vice President of PACA and former President of CEPIC as new Chairman, James Rutherford CIO of Hermes SourceCap and Bill Flind CEO of Ipsotek as Non-executive directors.
They have now expanded their in-house team to 17, moved to Farringdon, and set up offices for their technology development in Poland.
They have also expanded across the web into new platforms, licensing their image technology to major players from image libraries to digital asset management companies such as Sodatech, Capture, MEMAT, Xpertise and Image Protect, who are now integrating the technology into their platforms and extending it to their clients.
Pixelrights are also working with associations and brands from the RPS to Metro and Fujifilm with joint promotions with all the major camera retailers from WEX and Calumet to John Lewis and London Camera Exchange.
Photographers can now sell prints as a self-fulfil option or select a print partner, they have more designs to choose from to build their sites and they have the opportunity to learn from industry leaders from articles on their new newsletter and blog, plus photographers can connect on social media with their members’ community.
Pixelrights websites will also be further enhanced this year as the service grows from strength to strength. It will be under-going some significant feature-based enhancements that will bring it to the top of its game.
“We are confident that Pixelrights in the coming months will become the most compelling option for anyone looking to build a website,” said Shaun Curry, founder of Pixelrights. “We want to show that our roots are in photography and that we understand this better than any other platform. Also providing the very latest technology to help photographers gain more from using the internet to promote their work. You only have to read our reviews on Google to understand what we mean to the photographic community.”
Pixelrights are pleased to announce they were invited to the DMLA conference in New York and the ACE Picture Library conference in London to present their new .PXLR image format, which uses their revolutionary SmartFrame technology. Recently featured by Alamy, their SmartFrame innovation is taking the image industry by storm offering substantially more protection than the standard jpg format online.
All images on the Pixelrights platform are protected by SmartFrame which reduces image theft and ensures attribution wherever they are shared.
“Pixelrights have significant new features in development for the Smart Frame technology which will allow it to be shared on any website outside of our own platform framework,” continued Shaun. “To add to these exciting new developments we have decided to introduce our WordPress plugin, that will provide free use of the Smart Frame to around 70 million WordPress based websites. This is implemented or redacted at the flick of a switch, it is incredibly powerful and simple to use.”
FOR MORE INFORMATION, INTERVIEW THE FOUNDERS, WALK THROUGH THE WEBSITE BUILDER, LEARN MORE ABOUT SMARTFRAME TECHNOLOGY AND ITS IMPACT ON THE PHOTOGRAPHY MARKET, ETC,
CONTACT VANESSA CHAMPION, MARKETING DIRECTOR
firstname.lastname@example.org + 44 7747 025361
Brand new art magazine now available for download. Just click and download from our client Strathmore Artist Papers’ website tips, interviews and inspiration
Our client, RareFlair has launched its new website for jewellery makers, beaders and crafts people. BUY Beads cheaply and ALSO SELL YOUR OWN ITEMS ! Brilliant new site. Have a look and let us know what you think.
Art Gemini prize winners will be announced at the PRIVATE VIEW and EXHIBITION at the Rebecca Hossack Gallery, 2A Conway Street W1T 2NA on 23 January 6pm – 9pm Please contact us for an invitation.
Artists, for 2014 entries, please register interest online now.