iStock - Stock Video Training Manual

3.0 - Application Evaluation

What to submit

The clips provided in your application should be your best work. We want to see how you stand out from the crowd.

Your application sample files should be in MP4 format. Compression should be set to "High" or "Best". Clips should be 5 - 30 seconds in length.

Original Video Application Sample
HD 1080i 960x540 @ 25, 29.97 or 30 FPS
HD 720p 640x360 @ 25, 29.97 or 30 FPS

All recognizable logos must be removed from the clip before submission, for copyright and trademark reasons.

Photo Identification

In order to confirm your identity, iStock requires one piece of government issued ID (i.e., drivers license or passport). iStock respects the privacy and the integrity of any information that you provide us as a member of this site. We will not sell or rent your personal information to any other party. We employ reasonable managerial and technical measures to ensure that your information is secure. For example, all personally identifiable information is maintained behind a firewall.

If you are a Minor in the country, province or state in which you live, then you can only use this site with the approval of a parent or guardian.

Account Information

The personal information in your account must be full and accurate in order to upload files to iStock. Ensure that your full first and last name are correct. Mailing address should be complete and current (in order to deliver royalty payments). If this information is incomplete or incorrect, your application will be declined.

You may always correct this information by contacting Client Relations.

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