You don’t need fancy camera equipment and lighting rigs to create visually stunning video marketing material for social media sharing or to help educate and entertain your donors or clients. You don’t need a camera at all! When you don’t have time to shoot your footage, or you're missing a transition…
Need some confetti falling over your video a la Post Malone? Get an alpha layer for that at videvo. Green screen alpaca? Check. Sexy countdown timers? They got 'em. And now you do too.
For shorter clips in a searchable format, check out the free group section on Vimeo. Much of this is raw footage so sift through to see what you can find.
Attn: Artists and people who love them. Mazwai is a celebration of artists, possibly for artists. Their about page is a particle-emitter art piece in its own right. Click the boxes in the top right corner to view their impressive collection.
The video links were broken when I visited last (hopefully, that gets corrected soon). Distill benefits from a large pool of contributors and offers ten new videos daily. Click through to see more to access their entire catalog.
Pretty much everything at Pond5 is available for editorial use only. That being said, the site is a virtual gold mine of vintage stock footage that you may download for free. For truly free-to-use videos like these, visit Archive.org
It seems to be a personal collection of free stock video footage by whoever runs Beachfront B Roll. There are a few broken links on the website so if you want the freshest videos, check out the Beachfront B-Roll Youtube Page.
A pedestrian selection of stock photos for more “day in the life” effects. In addition, you’ll find unexpected fantasy elements, such as surveillance satellite footage and horror clip mashups.
“Videezy is a community of creatives that love to create and share stock footage of all kinds from around the world. ” High-quality aerial videos are just one of the categories on offer. After Effects elements are also available for FREE.
“Beautiful, free videos for your homepage, seven new videos every Monday.” Sign up to get notified when new videos are released, or just use the hundreds already available.
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I haven’t used this tool yet, but it’s a great one to have featured on this page to take your videos to another level. Add stock video backgrounds and shine.