Shonda Rhimes And Dove Call On Brands To Take Responsibility For Images They Use In Media And Advertising

Shonda Rhimes and Dove, together with partners Getty Images and Girlgaze called on the industry at Cannes to step-up and take responsibility for the images they use in media and advertising as part of the panel Time to Step Up: Smashing Beauty Stereotypes. The ambition was simple – to encourage the industry to accelerate the change and to challenge stereotypes and beauty norms, highlighting the serious impact pressure from media and advertisers is having on women’s wellbeing. The move follows the recent launch of Project #ShowUs – the world’s largest…

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Getty Images awards $20,000 LGBTQ+ Stories Creative Bursary to three emerging photographers as part of broader effort to encourage diverse, inclusive storytelling

Getty Images, has named three recipients of its bi-annual global Creative Bursary, titled LGBTQ+ Stories, with each photographer receiving one-time grants of $10,000, $7,000 and $3,000, for first, second and third place respectively.  As part of Getty Images’ global mission aimed at moving the world with images, the Bursary endeavors to elevate the work of emerging creatives, as well as foster a more visually-inclusive world, by encouraging artists to use their talents to create inclusive visual stories. For the first time, the latest Getty Images Creative Bursary centered its focus…

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Project #ShowUs: Dove’s disruptive new partnership to shatter stereotypes

I have copied this from the Unilever website as I felt it might be of interest to some of our readers. This is (c) to Unilever and is from their website here. In partnership with the largest international stock photo distributor, Getty Images, and Girlgaze – a collective of female-identifying and non-binary photographers – Dove is building the world’s largest stock photo library of its kind. The move builds on its commitment to share a more inclusive vision of beauty. A year in the making, the collection – currently 5,000…

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Getty Images, Verizon Media and the National Disability Leadership Alliance reach new milestone in pursuit of authentic visual representation of people with disabilities

On Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Getty Images, Verizon Media, and the National Disability Leadership Alliance (NDLA) celebrate the anniversary of The Disability Collection. Launched one year ago to champion authentic representation, the collection has grown to include over 1,000 curated images devoted to portraying individuals with disabilities more accurately. The collection has been thoughtfully curated in partnership with the NDLA, a cross-disability coalition led by 17 national organizations headed by people with disabilities, and follows a stringent set of photographic guidelines that prioritize intersectionality. The development of The Disability Collection…

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Getty Images has taken action with Dove, Girlgaze and women around the world to create Project #ShowUs

Getty Images, together with its partners Dove and Girlgaze, announces Project #ShowUs. With over 5,000 images, Project #ShowUs is the world’s largest stock photo library created by women and non-binary individuals to shatter beauty stereotypes and is available now for the media and advertising industries to view, license and use in their next project or campaign. The ambition? To come together and put an end to the narrow definition of beauty consistently portrayed around the world, setting a new standard for the authentic, diverse and inclusive representation of women across…

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