Pond5 is transforming the role of video in the creative process by connecting producers, creative directors, and editors to more than 60,000 filmmakers and creators in over 150 countries. We strive to improve creative production through innovative artist technology, an easy-to-use platform, and an ever-growing library of more than 5.7 million royalty-free video clips, plus millions of photos, music tracks, sound effects, and other leading-edge media.
Free Video Clip of the Week: Just Dropping In
The US Army Parachute Team have been showing off their skills since 1959, and this week’s free archival clip from the ’60s takes you back almost to the beginning.
Meet the Newest Winners of the Pond5 NYU Filmmaker-First Awards
Twice a year, the Pond5 Filmmaker-First Awards recognize exceptional film students at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts with grants toward the completion of their short-film projects.
Free Video Clip of the Week, April 8, 2019: Earth, Animated
Explore artistic renditions of the cosmos, including a look back at our own big, blue planet in this week’s free clip by Pond5 artist TaigaShots.
Free Video Clip of the Week, April 1, 2019: Horsing Around
Chances are you’ll find a favorite or two of your own in our Staff Picks collection, like this week’s picturesque free clip of a horse by the Himalayas.
Community, Pro Tips
How to Choose the Right Royalty-Free License on Pond5
Knowing what to consider when licensing media makes the process much easier, so here’s everything you need to know about selecting the right Pond5 license.
Free Video Clip of the Week, March 25, 2019: All of the Likes
Download this week’s free animated clip of social-media action by Pond5 artist CinematicStockVideo, then explore more of the ways in which we connect in our curated Social Technology collection.
Free Video Clip of the Week, March 18, 2019: Spring Bloom
Explore fresh video of flowers in bloom, outdoor indulgences, and the reemergence of a lush, green environment, including this week’s free clip.
Inspiration, Pro Tips
Infographic: A Quick Guide to Basic Video Editing Techniques
Becoming an advanced editor requires years of practice, but everyone has to start with the basics. Check out a quick guide to the most common cuts and techniques.
Free Video Clip of the Week, March 11, 2019: A Toast to Family
Download this week’s celebratory free animated video clip by Pond5 artist patrimonio, then explore more in our curated Family Celebration collection.