Shutterstock has announced the official launch of Shutterstock Studios along with the hire of their new Head of Global Production, Aiden Darné.
This new creative division extends Shutterstock’s offering by providing custom, high-quality content matched with production tools and services at scale. Shutterstock Studios delivers end-to-end custom creative services providing data-driven content strategy, full scale production, brand storytelling and amplification for brands.
“The launch of Shutterstock Studios is a milestone moment for our company. Through our talented global network of photographers, cinematographers, and contributors who provide an unending catalogue of premium content, we’re able to build this global production studio and expand our services,” said Shuttrerstock CRO, Jamie Elden. “Under the helm of our new Head of Global Production, Aiden Darné, we’re looking forward to creating innovative content to all of our valued partners, brands and agencies.”
As Head of Global Production, Darné will oversee global production and strategy of Shutterstock Studios. Most recently Darné held Senior Vice President of Production at Vice Media Group, where he ran the studio for commercial and editorial production across North American.
“I’m thrilled to join Shutterstock at such an exciting time for the company, since now more than ever, there is huge demand for a global production infrastructure that’s underpinned by a hyper local point of view,” said Darné. “Shutterstock Studios is uniquely positioned to succeed within this marketplace with it’s vast and varying global network of contributors and creatives. It has a bright future and I’m honored to have been brought on to build out Shutterstock’s best in class production offering.”