Stock Footage of the Week: Celebrating Our 100 Millionth Download

Last month, we celebrated our 100 Millionth download from the Videoblocks library—and in a clever twist of fate, our customers celebrated with us by making our 100 millionth clip none other than this confetti footage! So if you’ve got a case of the Mondays, pop that confetti cannon—or just watch this HD stock footage of confetti—and embrace the moment. And while you’re at it, why not rock out to some great party music? This is your life, and we think we all deserve a little celebration. Don’t you?   Download this … Read more about Stock Footage of the Week: Celebrating Our 100 Millionth Download

Announcing the Winners of the 2017 Marketplace Awards

Here at VideoBlocks, we believe that “When the community wins, we win.” This means that we live and breathe for our creative community of filmmakers, artists, and contributors—we are a stock footage company founded by creatives for creatives, and we’re always looking for new ways to celebrate the talent, innovation, and artistry of our contributors. That’s why this year we’re introducing the first ever Marketplace Awards. Our video Marketplace is the fastest-growing on the internet, with filmmakers uploading and selling their footage from … Read more about Announcing the Winners of the 2017 Marketplace Awards

Women Who Lead: Fierce Stock Footage for Your Galentine’s Day

Hallmark holiday or not, Valentine’s Day is a day when people around the world celebrate love. And while love comes in many forms, many of us can get caught up in outdated ideas about what love looks like—or that Valentine’s Day is just for couples. In case anyone missed it, the ladies are taking over this year—and they aren’t done yet! In that spirit, we’ve compiled a royalty-free stock footage collection that celebrates just what it means to be a “Galentine”. “What’s a Galentine,” you ask? Well, it’s pretty much the best thing … Read more about Women Who Lead: Fierce Stock Footage for Your Galentine’s Day

Stock with No Chill—Terrible Life Advice Set to Inspirational Winter Footage

“Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius.” —Pietro Aretino   When the weather outside is frightful, it’s the perfect time to retreat inside and cultivate your creativity. For centuries artists have used the quiet of winter to turn inward and let their passions fuel their projects. But we don’t want to sound like a cheesy motivational poster—sometimes inspirational just doesn’t cut it and our creativity needs a kick in the pants. That’s why we’ve created this video of our favorite winter stock … Read more about Stock with No Chill—Terrible Life Advice Set to Inspirational Winter Footage

25 Stock Footage Clips for an Epic New Year’s Eve

Is it 2017 yet? Almost—huzzah!—but first we need to give the oh-so-adored 2016 a proper send off. It’s the one night of the year you can pair gold, glitter, and a Don Draper attitude without crossing the line into tacky-town. Will your New Year’s celebration be as extravagant as your expectations? Maybe. But we’re more concerned with how you’ll capture the night’s festive and let-loose spirit, not how much fun you’ll be having. Actually, we care about that too, which is why we’re here to help. Though your memories of the evening … Read more about 25 Stock Footage Clips for an Epic New Year’s Eve

A Big Thank You From Our Video Contributors

Looking back at 2016, we are struck with overwhelming appreciation for our incredible community of creatives. Thanks to you, our stock footage library has grown to include more than 3 million clips in record time. It is in this spirit that our 19,000 Marketplace contributors from around the world want to say thank you for your continued support. Here at VideoBlocks, contributors get 100% of every Marketplace sale, which means each and every Marketplace purchase you made this year has helped support the creative community, allowing … Read more about A Big Thank You From Our Video Contributors

Introducing the Grand Prize Winner of Our Celebrate the World Holiday Challenge

Many of us have a very specific idea of what the holidays look like. This year, we asked our contributors to show us how they experience the magic of the season by submitting their stock footage to our Celebrate the World Holiday Challenge. We received entries from across the globe, reminding us how diverse and exciting our community of contributors is. While each entry offered us a glimpse into what the holidays truly mean to our filmmaking community, one entry in particular captured the light and magic that warms our hearts during this … Read more about Introducing the Grand Prize Winner of Our Celebrate the World Holiday Challenge

Announcing the Semi-Finalists in our Celebrate the World Challenge

Thank you to all who participated in our Celebrate the World challenge. We received entries showcasing different countries, cultures, religions and traditions from across the globe which reminds us how great it is have such an exciting and diverse community of contributors. Our judges have selected eleven semi-finalists. Check out the clips here and be sure to visit our Facebook page where you can vote for our Audience Choice Award. Our overall winner will be announced in December so stay tuned!   The Nominees Are:   Vote … Read more about Announcing the Semi-Finalists in our Celebrate the World Challenge