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« on: May 12, 2020, 10:24 »
not sure exactly what this means as a contributor (not exactly sure how it differs before what was set up, and/or if it affects longterms sales... my feeling is shortterms sales may increase (people like 'broad' licenses) - but not sure what it means for you as a contributor long term? just received an e-mail that said...

We've made licensing easier! Starting today, everything sold on Pond5 - including Commercial and Editorial Video & Images, Music, Sound Effects, After Effects Templates, and 3D Models - is available with the broadest rights in the industry. Included in the list price, our Individual License provides worldwide distribution, across all media, forever. On top of that, youll also get $15,000 in legal coverage free-of-charge for a completely worry-free experience.


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« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2020, 11:22 »
Not familiar with P5 licensing but if they're giving extras for free that would imply it used to have a cost.


« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2020, 12:25 »
Included in the list price, our Individual License provides worldwide distribution, across all media, forever.

Guess Individual is the new Business (previously known as +$149)
with just $15K indemnification vs Business "up to $250K".
So actually If I understand correct it means farewell extended licensing?

Individual License
The Individual License is great for exactly that individuals. If youre doing work for a company, a team, or something larger than your own small or local project, youll likely need a Business or Premium license.

Indemnification Coverage: Up to $15k
Seats: 1
Broadcast or OTT Type: Typically Local
Client Size: Local
Distributor Size: Local
Example Usage: Student projects, video backgrounds on landing pages, work presentations, trade-show signage

Business License
The Business License is ideal for agencies or small-to-medium-sized businesses, especially those that arent fully equipped to handle legal claims. With increased indemnification for your production, youll be able to protect both yourself and your client.

Indemnification Coverage: Up to $250k
Seats: Up to 5
Broadcast or OTT Type: Typically Regional
Client Size: Regional
Distributor Size: Regional
Example usage: In-house production, social-media promotion, art prints/posters, greeting cards

Premium License
The Premium License covers national and global use and productions for large-scale companies and agencies. Extra benefits include unlimited users, transfer of raw file content, sensitive-use options (available by contacting [email protected]), and template use for apps or video games.

Indemnification Coverage: Up to $1M
Seats: Unlimited
Broadcast or OTT Type: National/Global
Client Size: National/Global
Distributor Size: National+
Example usage: Broadcast or feature film, advertising, nationwide commercials, app creations

source: https://blog.pond5.com/23858-how-to-choose-the-right-royalty-free-license-on-pond5/


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