News and Announcements

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    Action Required for US-based Artists

    If you are an artist based in the United States and have not submitted a copy of your 2023 W-9 tax form, please navigate to the Tax Page of your account and submit the form by December 15, 2023.

    December 13, 2023

    Content Review Guidelines Updates

    We want to inform you of several changes to our content review guidelines, effective the week of December 4, 2023.

    November 29, 2023

    Exclusive Program Expansion!

    We are thrilled to announce that we are expanding our Exclusive Program! Beginning August 31, 2023, all Exclusive artists can also sell their Pond5 content on the Shutterstock marketplace.

    September 25, 2023

    The future of AI for Shutterstock and Pond5

    AI is an exciting tool that has quickly become a big part of the discourse on creative production. Please familiarize yourself with the materials so that you’re aware of the future of AI for Shutterstock and Pond5.

    March 10, 2023

    Contributor Agreement Update

    We are updating our Contributor Agreement effective February 22, 2023. We encourage you to review the new Pond5 Contributor Agreement carefully.

    January 31, 2023

    The “Driving Plate”: Stumbling Upon a Niche Genre

    Have you heard of driving plate footage? It’s a type of video taken from the perspective of a person sitting in a moving vehicle. Moreover, it’s a niche genre that might inspire you to freshen up your collection with a new perspective!

    November 7, 2022

    Calling All Writers! Get Paid For Your Prowess

    We’re looking for industry experts to feature as guests on the Pond5 blog and YouTube channel. All topics relating to film production, stock media, video editing, production techniques, visual trends, and content creation are needed.

    August 31, 2022

    Adobe Partnership Termination

    On July 29, 2022, our distribution relationship with Adobe Stock will end.

    July 11, 2022

    New Music and SFX Subscriptions—Launching June 7, 2022

    We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new subscriptions! Beginning June 7th, customers will be able to choose from the following Subscription packages.

    June 1, 2022
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