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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
A few days ago, I captured the photo below, showing New Yorkers waiting in line for coffee while respecting 6 feet of interpersonal distance. These are scary and unprecedented moments we are all currently living through. Pond5 has instituted a work-from-home policy across all three of our global offices, and we hope and encourage all of you to be safe and to respect your local directives on social distancing.