Update: 17 Feb: PAN asked Corbis for pricing details on the subscription packages – here is their reply: ‘To answer your question from yesterday, Corbis’ multi-tiered subscription offering is designed to allow customers to get the right content package at the right price, satisfying their content needs while meeting their budget requirements; however the company does not disclose specific pricing for its entertainment packages. Customers can identify the level of monthly content consumption and decide how long they want to subscribe in order to receive the best price according to their needs.
The breadth of the subscription packages offers tangible benefits to customers as they include everything from red-carpet coverage to candid photography to high end portraits and the archive Corbis is known for. Additionally, Splash Candid exclusive pictures will continue to be available only through Splash.’
Corbis have just announced they are offering 24-hour access to red carpet moments, iconic celebrity portraiture and candid shots for any project or budget through a new entertainment subscription service. ‘OnDemand: Entertainment subscriptions include select imagery from Splash News, Corbis Outline as well as red carpet and iconic celebrity imagery from the agency’s collection of archives.’
Sub package details:
The BASE package is the most affordable of the three and provides entertainment coverage from the red carpet and global A-list events. Over 1000 images are added to the collection each day from Hollywood and around the world including major awards such as the Oscars, movie premieres and film festivals. Includes access to 20 years of curated Base Entertainment archives with more than 500,000 images and over 1 million Splash News archive images.
• The EXTENDED package includes everything in the BASE package, plus additional Corbis Entertainment content, runway and fashion images from Women’s Wear Daily and Condé Nast, theatre and concert coverage, and iconic archival shots from the world’s top photographers. Each day 800 to 1,000 images are added to this subscription. This package also provides access to a selection of Corbis’ historical entertainment archives including the legendary Bettmann collection.
• The TOTAL ACCESS package provides everything offered above, plus the very latest Splash News premium content delivered straight to customers’ desktops. This includes A-grade celebrity portraiture of today’s stars from exclusive and one on one sessions with some of the best portrait photographers in the world. Plus daily celebrity candids from Splash News. Around 1500 star candids and 25 front-page portraits are added every day.
• Newly appointed senior vice president of Media for Corbis Barak Ronen said “Corbis entertainment subscriptions provide customers entertainment content from every facet of celebrity life – from the latest breaking Hollywood scoops to red carpet moments and high-concept magazine covers,” “The new subscription service offers quick access, flexible terms, multiple content options and the ability to download relevant images from the largest collection of entertainment images available. We cover events as they happen and are truly the best option for customers who want the most comprehensive access to all things celebrity.”
View and consider a sub here.
Update – we are trying to get pricing details as lots of you are asking for them, if Corbis return anything, we will post it.