NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - December 22, 2010) - Pond5, the world's premier online marketplace for stock media, today announced a Holiday Giveaway occurring now through the end of the year. In the spirit of the holiday season, Pond5 is giving members 40 free media gifts to thank them for helping the marketplace to become the web's largest collection of royalty-free stock video footage, sound effects and production music. Now through December 31, users can download instantly any or all of these freebies:

  • 25 sound effects
  • 12 video clips
  • 2 music tracks
  • 1 After Effects video project
  • and a partridge in a pear tree (or crossing a road, based on availability)

View the Holiday Giveaway announcement here.

As always, users can easily search and instantly download stock video footage, production music and sound effects from more than 500,000 royalty-free media items in Pond5's collection.

In November, Pond5 announced it had added Adobe® After Effects® project templates to its existing collection, which offers members access to a fast-growing collection of high-quality, pre-made motion graphic templates that can be easily customized with users' own text, graphics, video, audio and other elements. Users can now choose from more than 220 AE video projects.

About Pond5
Pond5, the World's Stock Media Marketplace™, is a community-driven marketplace for stock footage, music and sound effects. It features the largest collection of royalty-free stock footage on the web, with more than 450,000 clips, as well as thousands of music tracks and sound effects, and a rapidly growing selection of After Effects project templates. All media on Pond5 is instantly downloadable, and licensed under a simple royalty-free license. Prices, which are set by contributors, range from $2 and up for sound effects, and $5 and up for stock video and music. was launched in 2006. The company is based in New York City.

To learn more about Pond5, visit

Contact Information:

Dana Tower

BOCA Communications
Ashley Wilkinson
415.738.7718 x4