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Best 33 Sites to Find Stock Video / Royalty-Free Footage

Similar to my top news sites article, today I have a list that I think will be helpful for you if you have interest in creating videos for your online business or your clients’.

While working on a project the other day, I wanted to use some B-roll (i.e. video of things I haven’t already filmed) so I put together a list for myself. Then I realised that someone else might want it…so here you go…royalty-free stock video sites!

If I’ve missed something obvious, please let me know in the comments because I love learning new things:

Top 30 Royalty Free Stock Video Websites

  1. PikWizard
  2. Shutter Stock 
  3. Pixabay 
  4. Coverr 
  5. iStock Photo 
  6. Clipstill 
  7. Getty Images 
  8. Pond 5 
  9. Mazwai 
  10. Videezy 
  11. Videvo 
  12. Adobe Stock 
  13. Video Hive 
  14. Vidsplay 
  15. BBC 
  16. Pexels 
  17. Clip Canvas 
  18. Video Blocks 
  19. Newscom 
  20. Dreamstime 
  21. Splashbase 
  22. Life of vids 
  23. Footage 
  24. Motion Elements 
  25. Overflight Stock 
  26. BeachFront B-roll 
  27. Motion Places 
  28. Fancy Footage Club (closed but you can still download)
  29. Amana Images (Japan)
  30. Artgrid 
  31. Vidlery 
  32. Vimeo 
  33. VJ Loops 

The ones first in the list above are the more popular brands that I am aware of and have used or purchased from….but the other ones looked like they had a lot to offer so you should check them out as well. Obviously, i didn’t put every single one i found. 

You can also search for these keywords related to free stock video:

  • public domain stock footage
  • royalty free stock footage free
  • free stock footage no watermark
  • royalty free HD stock footage

Well you get the idea…

“Video isn’t going away, people.” This is what i said back in 2013 when i originally wrote this article. In fact, I feel fairly confident when I say that video production designers will enjoy the (exact) same rise in prominence—in every way—that the web designers went through in the 90s. And as someone who *was* one of those designers, i’m trying as hard as I can to jump the tracks to something new and exciting. Don’t worry, i’m still doing web design.

I hope you found this list useful. Please leave a comment if you are also focusing your business on video marketing and/or have any questions.

Bernard Burch

Bernard-Joseph is a francophone and property rental expert offering relocation & other travel services to individuals and corporations in Paris for over 10 years. Passionate about everything related to France: history, property, culture, and daily life in Paris.

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