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Barcroft launches new site, new licensing division + a direct USA image sales team


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Another cracking start to the editorial photo agency arena for 2016, this time from London based Barcroft Media who have just launched a brand new website, a new content licensing division and will start selling its image and video content directly to media clients in the USA for the first time.

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In the photo – Ex FameFlynet Pictures exec Justin Smith joins Barcroft in a newly created sales role

Barcroft Media has launched a new content licensing division, Barcroft Images in a move that also sees the company selling its renowned content directly to media clients in the USA for the first time.

Barcroft say: Justin Smith (above pic) has joined Barcroft Images from FameFlynet Pictures in the newly created role of Director of Sales and Business Development (Americas). He will lead a sales team working from the company’s New York City office and is tasked with selling Barcroft words, pictures, footage and videos to the company’s clients based in the USA, Canada, Central and Latin America.

The company has also launched the new website where registered clients will be able to search, view and download millions of exclusive pictures and thousands of high resolution videos.

CEO of Barcroft Images, Sam Barcroft told this morning: “We saw a big increase in demand for our pictures and video in the USA during 2015, and I’m excited that now Justin Smith and the team will supply our high quality, super-shareable content to existing and new clients in the USA” said. – read our 2009 Interview with Sam

“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to represent such a dynamic and innovative company and be a local point of contact for the ever growing number of clients in North America. I look forward to expanding the Barcroft brand and offering the agency’s amazing material across all media platforms moving forward” said Justin Smith, Director of Sales and Business Development (Americas) of Barcroft Images.

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