On the Move with the DMLA

Programming has just been announced for the DMLA (Digital Media Licensing Association) Annual Conference. To be held on October 22-24 at the iconic New Yorker Hotel, the conference will be followed by Visual Connections in the same location. Time to book a room and make your reservations. The programming committee has been working for months …


footageMarketplace – A Report From Across The Pond

by Julian Jackson footageMarketplace is a zesty expo held in London at the HQ of BAFTA. It’s similar to events held by Visual Connections, in that footage agencies and industry technology suppliers exhibit, while visitors network, meet old friends, and attend seminars. Last week’s event was the eighth, run annually by Robert Prior, who publishes …


From Across the Pond – Pictaday

by Julian Jackson Pictaday is a German expo similar to Visual Connections. It takes place every year, alternating between Hamburg and Munich. This year it was at the Panoramadeck on top of the Emporio Tower in Hamburg, with a fine view of the city and harbour on a grey day. I went along to meet …


Spring 2017 Photo Fever

It’s time to get outside and see the blooms! Check out some of the Photo Workshops and Festivals happening this spring (and a bit beyond). This is just a sampling, drop us a line with your favorite, we would love to add it to the list. Photography Farm – 27th – 28th of March in Brighton, …


Connecting with new DMLA President Geoff Cannon

Fresh from the Board Retreat, we caught up with new Board President Geoff Cannon to find out what DMLA (Digital Media Licensing Association) is up to. Why were you inspired to take on the Presidency of DMLA? After 4 years on the Board as a Member-at-Large, I grew to understand the importance of the advocacy …


Dispatches From Chicago

By Michael Masterson Chicago’s mercurial weather graced Visual Connections with a beautiful, sunny day on May 5th. Returning there for the first time since 2014, Visual Connections came back in great form with an expanded and sold-out roster of exhibitors. It attracted a record number of attendees drawn by the diverse group of exhibitors and …


Visual Connections Coming to Chicago!

We are prepping, planning and scheduling for Visual Connections in Chicago on Cinco de Mayo! Join us at the lovely Ivy Room for a day of networking, meeting new friends and reconnecting with old ones. Evocative sessions covering Social Media, the marriage of Stills/Motion on sets, licensing models and trends in stock are scheduled throughout …


The Age of Content

Many thanks to the DMLA for letting us post this recap of the Keynote from the recent DMLA conference with Scott Braut, Adobe’s new Head of Content for Digital Media. Content with impact. Scott Braut’s message is that we now “Live in the World of digital experiences “ and this is the “Age of Content”! …


VISUAL CONNECTIONS 2015: Real Face Time and Lots of it!

By Brooke Hodess Despite high winds and whipping rain, a nearly sold out Visual Connections New York 2015 Media Expo took place on Wednesday, October 28, attracting dozens of new exhibitors and a significant increase in the number of big budget art buyers and producers than past expos. After four years at the Altman Building, …


October 28th

Getting ready for a jam packed day at Visual Connections New York on Wednesday, October 28th. If you have not registered to attend, don’t leave it too late. Welcoming Workbook as  Principal Sponsor, the day is full of interesting sessions starting with 360° View of Visual Media Copyright, Trends and Technology with industry leaders, trend …