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Introducing the Pond5 Royalty-Free Editorial Video Collection


From historic wonders to current events, the new Pond5 Editorial video collection features the best royalty-free editorial footage from top editorial agencies. With new content added daily, you’ll find current events, celebrities, politicians, historical events, and more. Partners for the collection include world-renowned news agency Reuters, entertainment specialists Cover Video, and user-generated content platform Newsflare. Additional partners include Life and A+E Networks. Content from these partners joins the extensive library of rare archival footage on Pond5, creating the most extensive editorial video collection of its kind.

The World’s Largest Collection of Royalty-Free Editorial Video

With this new royalty-free collection, Pond5 is reinventing an industry largely known for a strict rights-managed approach. The collection gives filmmakers and creators worldwide access to a massive selection of premium current events, celebrity, sports, and archival footage. Clips are available with one simple license, at a fraction of the cost of traditional licensing options. Footage in the collection starts at $79 a clip. All licenses include use of the media in trailers and promos at no extra cost.

Explore a series of collections featuring Editorial clips selected by our curators below. Then discover the full Pond5 Editorial collection, and check back daily for updates!

Explore the full Pond5 Editorial video collection for more amazing footage for all your documentary and nonfiction projects!