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Shutterstock Partners with French Ministry of Culture and Communication in a Yearlong Campaign to Support Graphic Designers

Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global provider of commercial digital imagery, today announced a partnership with the Centre National des Arts Plastiques (CNAP), in conjunction with the French Ministry for Culture and Communication. As an official patron for CNAP’s Graphisme en France, Shutterstock will support a yearlong program of educational seminars, exhibitions, conferences and festivals aimed at celebrating all aspects of the visual and graphic arts.

Beginning with a reception at the Ministry of Culture and Communication in Paris on January 13, Graphisme en France will span the country, and is expected to reach more than 30,000 graphic designers over the next twelve months. Shutterstock is the official patron for the initiative.  

“Shutterstock is committed to empowering creatives around the world, and we’re delighted to partner with the French government on this expansive and unique program,” said President and Chief Operating Officer, Thilo Semmelbauer.  

About Shutterstock, Inc.

Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), is a leading global provider of high-quality licensed photographsvectorsillustrationsvideos and music to businesses, marketing agencies and media organizations around the world. Working with its growing community of over 60,000 contributors, Shutterstock adds tens of thousands of images each week, and currently has more than 40 million images and 2 million video clips available.


Headquartered in New York City, with offices in Amsterdam, BerlinChicagoDenverLondon, Paris and San Francisco, Shutterstock has customers in more than 150 countries. The company also owns Bigstock, a value-oriented stock media agency; Offset, a high-end image collection; Skillfeed, an online marketplace for learning; and WebDAM, a cloud-based digital asset management service for businesses.

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