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Stock media provider Videoblocks is launching what it describes as the first video marketplace where creators keep all of the sales revenue, the company said today.

Currently, the Reston, Va-based company offers a subscription library of over 115,000 royalty-free clips, motion backgrounds, and After Effects templates. Videoclip categories include aerial shots, food, slow motion, and people.

The new marketplace, which is available only to subscribers, will be integrated with the existing subscription library, CEO and founder Joel Holland told VentureBeat. Subscribers pay an annual fee of $99, or a one-month fee of $79, to get unlimited downloads. A seven-day trial is also available for either collection.

“We pre-pay creators for all of their content in our subscription library and acquire non-exclusive, perpetual rights as a result,” Holland told us. He added that his company has “paid creatives many millions to date” in upfront payments.

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