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Moving Image Wins VisitBritain Still Library Tender

4 January 2005

Moving Image Communications Ltd and VisitBritain (formely British Tourist Authority / BTA) have announced their partnership for the digital asset management of The Britain on View online stills library (www.britainonview.com), the image resource centre of VisitBritain.

Starting in January 2005, Moving Image Communications will be working closely with the VisitBritain's stills library and overseeing the image management of their commissioned shoots, through image manipulation and processing, to providing captioning and keywording metadata, site technical support, and final upload to the website.

Jasmine Teer, Manager of Britain On View, says " We are looking forward to extending our existing successful relationship with Moving Image Communications, and anticipate further growth in both services provision and performance."

Michael Maloney, Moving Image's Director says "This is a new direction for Moving Image Communications and continues a long and successful relationship with the BTA, representing their film archives."



VisitBritain (formerly the British Tourist Authority / BTA) markets Britain to the rest of the world and England to the British. VisitBritain mission is to build the value of tourism by creating world class destination brands and marketing campaigns. VisitBritain also builds partnerships with - and provides insights to - other organisations which have a stake in British and English tourism.
The Board of VisitBritain is appointed by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport in accordance with the terms of the Development of Tourism Act 1969.


Moving Image Communications Ltd is an established stock footage library which represents collections consisting of approximately 17000 hours both archival and contemporary, with material originating from film and video. Footage ranges from early silent movies to celebrity chat shows; from amateur films to travelogues. Collections include: TV-AM, VisitBritain (BTA), Channel X, Flying Pictures, Wild Islands, National Trust, Freud Home Movies, Cuban Archives and more…


For more information, please contact:

VisitBritain / Britain on View
Jasmine Teer
Manager
Tel: (+44) (0)20 8846 9000
jasmine.teer@visitbritain.org
www.visitbritain.com
www.britainonview.com


Moving Image Communications Ltd
Michael Maloney
Director
Tel: +44 (0)1622 684 569
mike@milibrary.com
www.milibrary.com