UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES

EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 13, 2008

Commission File Number: 001-31516

GETTY IMAGES, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

DELAWARE   98-0177556
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)   (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

601 NORTH 34TH STREET,

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON 98103

(Address of principal executive offices)

REGISTRANT’S TELEPHONE NUMBER, INCLUDING AREA CODE: (206) 925-5000

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ITEM 8.01. OTHER EVENTS

On June 13, 2008, Getty Images, Inc. issued a press release announcing the conversion right of holders of its 0.5% Convertible Subordinated Debentures, Series B due 2023. A copy of this press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

 

ITEM 9.01. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS

(d) Exhibits.

 

Exhibit No.

  

Description

99.1    Press release dated June 13, 2008, announcing the conversion right for convertible debentures.


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

GETTY IMAGES, INC.
By:    /s/ JOHN LAPHAM
 

John Lapham

Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Date: June 16, 2008

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