News and Announcements

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    Contributor Agreement Update

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

    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

    Everything you need to know about Pond5 + Shutterstock

    Pond5 is now a Shutterstock company! We’re thrilled to become part of the Shutterstock family. Along with previous Shutterstock acquisitions – such as PremiumBeat, Turbosquid, and PicMonkey – we form an unrivaled creative platform with unprecedented reach.

    May 11, 2022

    Juneteenth Call Out For Artists

    On June 19th this year, Pond5 will be celebrating our third-annual Juneteenth fundraiser. To honor the anniversary of the final announcement of the end of slavery, each year we raise funds for two organizations whose mission matches our own; to support the marginalized and empower the underrepresented through creative expression.

    May 2, 2022

    Pond5 Promotion: Make More Money With Your Camera Online Course

    Pond5 has teamed up with filmmaker Vinnie Van Wyk to offer a special discount on his new online stock footage course, Make More Money With Your Camera. Watch our interview here for info on the course and instructions on how to sign up using the promo code!

    June 29, 2020

    Pond5 Joins Pop Star Kiesza and Winters Rock Entertainment in the Global Video Project “STORM” to Support Frontline Workers

    On Thursday, April 23, 2020, platinum-selling Canadian pop star Kiesza and Winters Rock Entertainment released a powerful short film entitled Storm written while in isolation. Storm is a global collaboration with cinematographers around the world to create an international image of the COVID-19 lockdown to support frontline healthcare workers.

    May 4, 2020
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