Where To Find Stock Footage
Want to find free stock footage for your videos? Well this is the list for you! Several websites offer free stock footage for you to download and use in your projects.These normally fall under the Creative Commons license set.
We will keep updating this list with more we find, so bookmark this page to have a complete list at the ready all the time!
Recommended Size: Any
There's lots of free options, but it can be difficult to find something the fits perfectly. Rather than settling for 'close enough,' you can always sign up for a free trial, keep what you download, and decide if it's worth it to go with a paid package.
- VideoBlocks (7 Day Trial, $149/yr After)
Collections Within Social Networks
Social network sites can play host to Creative Commons content, some organise these for easy viewing into collections.
Youtube - If you add ‘, creativecommons’ to the end of your search (including the comma)
Creative Commons Archives
Creative Commons media have several archive sites, these include media that have ran out of copyright or were produced specifically for a Creative Commons license.
https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/downloadable-video-page/ - NASA footage archive
Stock Footage sites are host to professionally created pieces of stock footage, these are great for news pieces or filler to keep your viewers engaged.
Some sites provide ‘Key-Ready’ assets for use within complicated projects, these can include blood spatter, explosions, muzzle flash, debris and more!
Motion Graphics / Backgrounds
Motion graphics/backgrounds are great to use as a base for your creations, these sites are a great time-saver.