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28 December 2010
The Associated Press to Transmit CCTV News Feed
A new service called 'CCTV News Content' will be available from 1 January 2011 via AP's satellite network, the Global Video Wire (GVW), which reaches 90 percent of the world’s national and international broadcasters.
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10 December 2010
AP Reaches Major Agreement with CelebrityFootage
The Associated Press reaches major agreement with CelebrityFootage: Collaboration puts AP at the forefront of news agencies offering celebrity video footage.
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4 November 2010
Associated Press Television News to Undertake Complete Digital Transformation
AP is making a substantial multi-million dollar investment to complete its digital transformation.
6 August 2010
TV-am Goes to AP Archive
Under an exclusive worldwide deal with Moving Image Communications, AP Archive is to manage the TV-am archive.
Photo Distribution1
30 July 2010
The Associated Press and The Yomiuri Shimbun Announce Distribution Agreement
The Associated Press and The Yomiuri Shimbun announce a new distribution agreement.
30 April 2010
AP Archive Scoops 'Best Footage Library' Award
FOCAL International have voted AP Archive 'Footage Library of the Year' at its annual awards event in London.
London Studio PR1
1 April 2010
AP to Launch Major New Studios in Central London
AP Global Media Services, the video newsgathering facilities arm of The Associated Press, has announced that it is to build a major new studio and production space in the heart of central London.
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12 March 2010
earthTV and The Associated Press Announce New Partnership
earthTV and The Associated Press have announced a new content distribution partnership.
12 January 2010
The Associated Press and Aflo Co Ltd Announce Photography Sales Partnership
The Associated Press and Aflo Co Ltd have announced a new partnership for sales of AP's award-winning photography within the Japanese territory.
8 January 2010
Exclusive Stories to the News Exchanges of the EBU
AP outpaced its agency competition by providing over 883 more exclusive news stories to the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) in 2009.
9 December 2009
The Associated Press Launches File Based Video News Delivery
The Associated Press (AP) has announced the launch of a file-based video news delivery service, AP Media Port.
1 July 2009
The Lost Archive is Unveiled
Historic time capsule of news footage recovered from WWII bunker by The Associated Press.
7 January 2009
Exclusive Stories to the News Exchanges of the EBU
AP outpaced its agency competition for the tenth year running by providing over 780 more exclusive news stories to the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) in 2008.
AP Entertainment1
7 August 2008
The Associated Press Launches Enhanced Celebrity News Service
The Associated Press (AP), the world's largest news agency, has expanded its entertainment coverage with a new multi-million dollar investment in a celebrity service.
AP Archive1
22 May 2008
AP Archive Voted 'Footage Library of the Year'
AP Archive, the archive footage business of the Associated Press, has won the award for 'Footage Library of the Year' at the FOCAL (Federation of Commercial Audiovisual Libraries) International Awards 2008.
31 March 2008
Fluorescent Media and Associated Press Enter into New Distribution and Technology Partnership
The companies present new slate of interactive entertainment programmes at MIPTV.
4 January 2008
Exclusive Stories to the News Exchanges of the EBU
AP outpaced its agency competition by providing over 900 more exclusive news stories to the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) in 2007.
22 November 2007
Sky News Joins Forces with AP Archive
AP Archive has won an exclusive worldwide deal to manage the archive footage sales business of Sky News.
24 January 2007
AP Archive Obtains Full Coverage of Saddam Trial
AP Archive has added the video coverage of the entire trial of Saddam Hussein to its collection.
8 January 2007
Exclusive Stories to the News Exchanges of the EBU
AP outpaced its agency competition by providing over 600 more exclusive news stories to the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) in 2006.
22 November 2006
AP Appoints Head of Sales for Europe
AP has appointed Markus Ickstadt to the new position of Head of Sales for Europe.
3 October 2006
AP Archive Distributes Exclusive New 9/11 Footage
AP Archive has exclusive distribution rights to new video obtained by The Sunday Times in London, which shows two of the 9/11 hijackers laughing and joking together, before then reading out their last wills.
31 May 2006
Just Who are the Consumers of News?
NewsWatch06 is a one-day forum - hosted by The Associated Press and Bournemouth Media School - which will bring together key industry figures and opinion formers to debate this question and other current issues facing all of today’s news users.
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17 May 2006
AP Archive Opens for Business in New York
AP Archive, the stock footage sales division of the Associated Press, has opened a new sales office in New York City. The office is located at AP’s headquarters in Manhattan.
13 April 2006
AP Appoint New Director of Technology
David Hoad is appointed Director of Technology for AP
AP Archive1
3 April 2006
AP Archive
AP Library, the archive footage division of The Associated Press (AP) has today, 3 April 2006, relaunched as AP Archive
Steven Spielberg
18 January 2006
AP Library Provide Footage for Spielberg Drama
The AP Library has provided a large amount of archive material for Steven Spielberg's new feature film, 'Munich'
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3 January 2006
Exclusive Stories to the News Exchanges of the EBU
AP outpaced its agency competition by providing almost 700 more exclusive news stories to the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) in 2005.
8 November 2005
AP Appoints New Head of Archives, Alwyn Lindsey
Lindsey was previously Managing Director of the ITN archive, where he oversaw a dramatic expansion in his six-year tenure
3 November 2005
ITV Choose AP Entertainment for a Fourth Time
AP Entertainment has been commissioned by ITV4 to make Entertainment Xtra, a weekly entertainment news show
10 October 2005
AP Installs Antenna in Beirut, Lebanon
AP can now send news stories directly from the heart of Beirut to anywhere in the world
Emmy Winner1
20 September 2005
AP Wins International Emmy
International video agency AP has won the International Emmy Breaking News Award for its coverage of the Beslan school siege
Jewish Settlers1
25 August 2005
AP Triumphs on Gaza Withdrawal Coverage
The head-to-head scores on Eurovision bear testament to the fact when it comes to the big stories - AP is the clear winner
ITV Thailand1
22 August 2005
AP Library and ITV Thailand Sign Representation Deal
ITV Thailand has signed a representation deal with AP Library, which will see hundreds of news stories available for licensing through AP
10 August 2005
AP Nominated for International Emmy Award
AP has been nominated for the prestigious International Emmy Award for its coverage of the Beslan school siege
Eric Braun1
9 August 2005
Associated Press Names Strategic News and Technology Expert to Run International Television Division
J Eric Braun, a veteran television executive and new media expert, to be Vice President and Managing Director of International Television
19 July 2005
AP Direct Wins Second Industry Award
International video agency AP has won the award for ‘Most innovative use of technology in international broadcasting’ at the inaugural Association for International Broadcasting Awards
24 May 2005
AP and Chatham House Launch New Middle East Forum
AP and Chatham House held their first Middle East Forum on 23 May 2005: 'The Media and the Middle East'
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22 February 2005
AP Library Reveals New Collection of Vietnam War Footage
AP Library has revealed a collection of Vietnam War footage unseen for decades that reveals new and unfamiliar aspects to this controversial and bloodstained chapter of Twentieth Century history
4 February 2005
AP Library and CTV Sign Representation Deal
London-based AP Library has agreed a mutual representation deal with CTV Archive Sales in Toronto, Canada
5 January 2005
Exclusive Stories to the News Exchanges of the EBU
AP outpaced its agency competition by providing almost 600 more exclusive news stories to the European Broadcasting Union in 2004
Ent NOW Mobile
22 November 2004
3 and AP Launch 'Entertainment NOW'
‘Entertainment NOW’, is accessible via 'Today on 3', 3’s live entertainment channel and is updated every Tuesday and Thursday including breaking showbiz news
AP Tally1
8 November 2004
AP' US Presidential Election Coverage
News organisations across the US and around the world relied on the AP and AP for up-to-the-minute breaking news and an accurate count of votes in what promised to be a close and contentious race
22 October 2004
AP Library Partners Chinese National Broadcaster
News footage from CCTV, the national broadcaster of China, will be represented by the AP Library
20 September 2004
AP, in Association with Globelynx, the Fixed Camera Network, Launch MoneyTalk
MoneyTalk offers international broadcasters fast and easy interview access to London's top finance, business, investment, and market experts live from their busy dealing rooms
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15 July 2004
AP Library Footage Features in US Summer Blockbuster
AP Library images used in box office hit 'Fahrenheit 9/11'
7 July 2004
WWF Archive to AP Library
WWF, the global conservation organisation, has agreed to make AP Library the commercial representative for its unique video archive
Gong Li1
21 June 2004
AP Entertainment Expands Asian Coverage
AP’ Entertainment service will be enhanced from July 2004 with the addition of a dedicated Entertainment Producer in Hong Kong
North Korea Flag1
9 June 2004
North Korean Archive Deal for AP Library
AP Library has reached an agreement with KRT, the state broadcaster of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, to represent it worldwide
Cable and Satellite Award1
3 June 2004
AP Direct Wins Top Industry Award
Judges at the Cable & Satellite International awards deemed AP Direct the clear winner of the ‘Best Permanent/Occasional Video Service’ accolade
Cannes FF1
19 May 2004
Cannes Film Festival Double for AP Library
Two films competing at the Cannes Film Festival have included footage from AP Library
21 April 2004
AP Library Tops Industry Award Nominations
AP Library is involved in four out of nine awards, including Best Library, in the inaugural awards from FOCAL International
24 March 2004
Bringing Video Broadcast to Online and Wireless Publishers
As a reflection of APTNvideo.net’s continued development and expansion, APTNvideo.net today relaunched their website
Michael Jackson4
22 January 2004
Michael Jackson Video: AP Library Exclusive
AP Library has secured rights to exclusive footage of Michael Jackson together with Jordan Chandler, the boy at the centre of sexual abuse allegations in 1993
5 January 2004
Exclusive Stories to the News Exchanges of the EBU
AP surpass their nearest competitor for the fifth consecutive year
16 December 2003
AP Launch High-Capacity Fibre Network Linking Mainland Europe with the US
The service - which has been named 'AP Connect' - will go live on 5 January 2004
11 December 2003
AP' Coverage of Chinese Premier's US Visit
AP provided comprehensive coverage of Wen Jiabao's visit to America
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1 December 2003
President Bush in Baghdad
AP delivers the first video of President Bush's visit to Baghdad, Iraq
27 November 2003
AP and Grinberg Film Libraries
AP and Grinberg Film Libraries alliance creates one of the world's largest archival collections
10 October 2003
AP and Australian Broadcasting Company Form Alliance
AP and Australia’s national public broadcaster, Australian Broadcasting Company have formed a new alliance to represent archive material
WTC Plane 1st Hit
30 September 2003
Exclusive Plane Footage
AP Library has become the sole worldwide agent for the footage of the first plane striking the World Trade Center on 11 September 2001
Saddam Statue1
7 August 2003
AP Nominated for International Emmy
International video news agency AP has been nominated for its coverage of Gulf War II
6 August 2003
Red Bull Channel Free Fall Video Distribution
Channel crossing - Felix Baumgartner - In free fall from England to France
Virgin Cars1
23 May 2003
AP Library and Virgin Cars
AP Library conclude archive deal with Virgin Cars
War Iraq
2 May 2003
AP' 1000 Story War
More than 1000 Iraq war stories are now stored in the AP Library
USS Constellation1
25 March 2003
Agency First in China
AP made broadcast history when it helped bring live coverage of the war in Iraq to CCTV, China
Paul McCartney1
25 March 2003
Paul McCartney Interview
AP Entertainment secure an exclusive interview with Paul McCartney
National Geographic1
25 March 2003
AP and National Geographic
AP and National Geographic sign new content deal
10 March 2003
AP Direct
Live coverage of the Gulf brings a news agency 'first'
Benn and Hussein1
5 February 2003
Interview with Saddam Hussein
AP secured international exclusive distribution of Tony Benn's interview with Saddam Hussein
Arafat Release1
8 January 2003
AP and Vatican Television
AP has become the first worldwide video library to represent material from Vatican Television
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8 January 2003
AP and the EBU
AP surpass their nearest competitor for the fourth consecutive year
World Children's Day1
18 December 2002
World Children's Day 2002
McDonald’s® and AP Corporate Services team up for World Children’s Day
2 December 2002
AP Library Archive SNTV
AP Library will represent the archive of Sports News Television (SNTV)
2 December 2002
AP Expand Bureau in Islamabad
AP celebrate the official launch of their expanded bureau in Islamabad, Pakistan
JFK Assassination1
21 November 2002
J F Kennedy Assassination
J F Kennedy assassination: Historic film to be restored
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