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Getty Images Announced as Official Photographer of the Toronto International Film Festival

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Getty Images Announced as Official Photographer of the Toronto International Film Festival

A portion of proceeds made will be donated to TIFF Share Her Journey campaign to support women in film

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, has today been appointed as the official photographer of the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), one of the largest film festivals in the world.

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As part of the long-standing partnership, Getty Images will donate a portion of the proceeds generated from five pre-selected red carpet premieres to Share Her Journey, TIFF's five year fundraising campaign dedicated to championing women in front of and behind the camera. Share Her Journey is growing its global momentum with a lengthy list of ambassadors, including Priyanka Chopra, Amma Asante, Molly McGlynn, Jill Soloway, Jennifer Podemski, and Joyce Wong.

At the TIFF Tribute Gala, Getty Images' team of content creators will deliver high-end portraits of talent at the event. These images will be disseminated through gettyimages.com, the personal social media channels of the talent featured in the portraits, and TIFF editorial content.

"In today's digital age, producing powerful visual content that breaks through the noise is essential to telling a compelling story," said Kirstin Benson, VP, Global Entertainment, Getty Images. "We're thrilled to partner with TIFF once again and play a role in elevating the crucial work of Share Her Journey."

"TIFF is delighted to welcome Getty on board this year and extremely grateful for their generous contribution towards Share Her Journey to help us support a future film industry that represents the most diverse perspectives and range of voices on screen," said maxine bailey, Vice President of Advancement, TIFF.

2018 marks the 11th year that Getty Images will be delivering content through an exclusive partnership with TIFF. TIFF kicks off on September 6 and runs through September 16.

For more information about Share Her Journey and to get involved see tiff.net/shareherjourney

About Getty Images:
Getty Images is one of the most trusted and esteemed sources of visual content in the world, with over 300 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 240,000 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.

Visit Getty Images at www.gettyimages.com to learn more about how the company is advancing the unique role of still and moving imagery in communication and business, and enabling creative ideas to come to life.  For company news and announcements, visit our Press Room, and for the stories and inspiration behind our content, visit Stories & Trends. Find Getty Images on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Tumblr, or download the Getty Images app where you can explore, save and share the world's best imagery.

About TIFF:
TIFF is a charitable cultural organization whose mission is to transform the way people see the world through film. An international leader in film culture, TIFF projects include the annual Toronto International Film Festival in September; TIFF Bell Lightbox, which features five cinemas, major exhibitions, and learning and entertainment facilities; and innovative national distribution program Film Circuit. The organization generates an annual economic impact of $189 million CAD. TIFF Bell Lightbox is generously supported by contributors including Founding Sponsor Bell, the Province of Ontario, the Government of Canada, the City of Toronto, the Reitman family (Ivan Reitman, Agi Mandel and Susan Michaels), The Daniels Corporation, and RBC. For more information, visit tiff.net.

 

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