Announcements, Community, Inspiration, News, News & Reviews
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. …
Pro Tips, Tutorials
7 Creative Storytelling Techniques for Your Marketing Videos
When you’re creating videos for marketing and social media, visual storytelling techniques are more important than ever. Use these filmmaking tips to make your videos stand out.
Contributor Tips, Inspiration
Creating for Emerging Markets: How to Be a Pioneer in a New Frontier
As much as social, cultural, and political trends shape our creative ideas, being aware of the latest emerging markets and technologies can give you an extra edge.
Artist Spotlight, Contributor Tips
Find Your Niche: Tips from a Top-Selling Pond5 Music Artist
Taylor Brook teaches music history at Columbia and electronic-music composition at Manhattan School of Music, but he always finds the time to create production pieces that resonate with buyers.
Artist Spotlight, Pro Tips
Making a Wild Music Video With Mike Pace and the Child Actors
For the launch of his newest album, Mike wanted a video that would capture attention while providing a look at his quirky sense of style. He ended up with the Adult Swim-worthy clip for “Escape the Noise.”
Contributor Tips, Trends
Lo-Fi in High Demand: Making Music With an Indie Edge
The demand for lo-fi music has been steadily increasing. There’s an immediacy to these sounds, and mastering this technique is anything but amateurish.
Pro Tips, Tutorials
How to Make Text React to Music With After Effects Expressions
Making objects or text react to sound automatically is easier than you think. With the help of After Effects expressions, you can do it in less than five minutes.
Community, Contributor Tips
Amplify Your Vision: Pond5’s Top-Selling Musical Themes
Composing with a theme in mind that hits these top concepts from customer searches is a great way to get heard and potentially increase your sales.