Community, Contributor Tips

Your Guide to the New Pond5 Contributor Portal


Are you a Pond5 contributor? Or thinking about becoming one? We know how challenging it can be to produce work that connects with buyers and generates consistent sales. However, the difference between success and obscurity can often be as simple as knowing what to create and what not to.

That’s why we’re thrilled to introduce the new Pond5 Contributor Portal, featuring dynamic and relevant data, trends, news, and helpful tips tailored to your media type. The portal also includes a wealth of reference material on Getting Started, including legal guidelines, technical specs, and upload tips. Read on for a more in-depth guide to what you’ll find, and visit the Pond5 Contributor Portal today.

Getting Started

What to Create

In addition to our monthly Creative Briefs, the What to Create section of the Contributor Portal features a number of resources to help guide your productions from concept to completion. These include Top Categories that break down popular topics our customers are searching for, as well as Contributor Tips from Pond5’s in-house experts and revered industry artists and writers.

What to Create

Data & Trends

Understanding what consumers are purchasing and the creative trends that support the messaging behind those popular products and services is crucial to ensuring that your production efforts are not in vain. The Data & Trends section offers up invaluable insights into the latest trends and includes our most up-to-date search data, shared directly with you.

Data and Trends


We’re also facilitating ways to bring our community closer together. In the Community section, we’ll keep you up-to-date on Pond5’s latest news, sponsored programs, partnerships, and industry related events. We encourage you to connect with us and your fellow creators on our social media platforms, as well, which are featured here.

Latest News

Whether you’re a filmmaker, musician, motion-graphics artist, photographer, or illustrator, the Contributor Portal will assist you in creating compelling work that resonates with our global audience. Ultimately, it will allow us to share our knowledge with you in one place, and we’re extremely excited to be working closer with you in 2019.

What do you think of the new Pond5 Contributor Portal? Is there anything missing that you’d like to see? Tell us in the comments below!