We take immense pride in our ability to represent creative individuals from all over the world. The diversity of Shutterstock contributors is truly what allows us to open the boundaries of creativity across the globe. In order to encourage that diversity, we’re happy to announce that Shutterstock’s model and property releases are available in 14 foreign languages, and we are now accepting certain foreign-language model and property release forms from other agencies.

Here is a list of releases we will accept for your reference:

Shutterstock model and property releases, all languages

We prefer these releases, which are available at:

http://submit.shutterstock.com/legal

Releases are available in the following languages:

  • Chinese
  • Czech
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Turkish

Model and property releases from other companies, English

We currently accept the English version of the following releases:

  • 123rf
  • Alamy
  • American Society of Media Photographers
  • Bigstock
  • Corbis
  • Dreamstime
  • Easy Release (default release)
  • Fotolia
  • Getty
  • iStock

Model and property releases of other companies, foreign languages

We accept foreign-language releases from the below list in the languages indicated. Please note that we will be updating this list to include releases from other agencies. We recommend that you check back regularly for updates.

Easy Release (default releases)

  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Chinese Simplified
  • Chinese Traditional
  • Danish
  • European Portuguese
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish

Getty

  • Arabic
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Chinese Simplified
  • Chinese Traditional
  • Danish
  • European Portuguese
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Khmer
  • Korean
  • Malay
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Tagalog
  • Thai
  • Vietnamese

iStock

  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Chinese Simplified
  • Chinese Traditional
  • European Portuguese
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish

These releases will be accepted on the condition that no modifications have been made to their legal terms.

All other model and property releases, English

We generally do not accept English releases that are not on this list; however, we may choose to accept these releases on a case-by-case basis.

All other model and property releases, foreign languages

If you would like to submit items of content greater than 500 in number that have foreign language releases not on this list, please contact submit@shutterstock.com.

We look forward to updating you on our continued efforts to support our international contributors!

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