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Pond5 Will Now Offer a Massive Collection of Reuters News Clips

Stock footage powerhouse Pond5 expands its stock video offerings with royalty-free news footage. News footage shows up in all sorts of media. Of course, it's almost impossible to make a documentary about a 20th-century subject without it. But even narrative projects can use news footage for creating context (the opening of The Departed is a great example), and licensing it has long been something filmmakers have had to budget and plan properly for. Pond5 has just announced its new "Editorial" platform which should make that process easier, bringing together traditional news from Reuters, content from citizen newsgatherers from Newsflare, and even celebrity news from Cover Video all under the Pond5 umbrella. While all the collections are exciting, and for certain projects, the celebrity clips in Cover will be vital, Reuters is really the huge news in this story since traditional news has always been very saavy about understanding the value of what they offer. Read More...

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Published By: NoFilmSchool - Wednesday, 19 June

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