Stock Video Footage, Animation and Effects Sites and Resources

B-roll, stock footage, news footage, music, background videos, transitions, charts, 3D charts, 3D videos, video infographic templates, sound effects, video effects, and even full video templates for your next video can be purchased online. As you’re looking to streamline your video development, these packages can really accelerate your video production and make your videos look far more professional in a fraction of the time.

If you’re fairly tech savvy, you may even wish to dive into purchasing some footage. Some of the animations, for example, come with amazing instructions on how to edit the video, replace, logos, change text, etc. without being an animation wizard.

Here’s a great example. Check out this Whiteboard Pack from Videohive – you can utilize all the different pre-developed scenes to put together your own explanatory video!

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Or you might want to release a nice video in After Effects about your new iPhone application. Simply buy the iPhone Catalog from BlueFX and off you go!

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There are a couple sites that you can actually utilize that will search over 50 stock footage sites all over the Internet. Check out Here are some fantastic sites to find your next video footage from:

123RF – HD stock footage and videos

Age Fotostock – royalty free and managed rights video clips.

Alamy – Over 55 million high quality stock images, vectors and videos

Alamy – One-time license fee, perpetual Use, worldwide, any media, any Format, multiple downloads

Corbis Motion – high-quality creative and editorial content that’s updated constantly

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DigitalJuice – video effects and footage downloads.

Dissolve – HD footage for today’s visual storyteller

Framepool – Over 600,000 premium stock shots are ready for online licensing.

iStockphoto – Search for stock video

Lobster – A marketplace and search for social media images and videos.

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MotionElements – Asia-Inspired stock footage and animation

MovieTools – completely free animated 2D and 3D background animations, lower thirds and more

Plixs – search thousands of high quality free images and footage videos with CC0 licensing.


Pond5 – stock media marketplace

Revostock – affordable stock video footage, after effects projects, music and sound effects

Shutterstock – royalty-free stock videos

Stock Footage – high quality stock video footage with royalty free and rights managed licenses. Ultra HD footage is available to download in 1080p.

Video Blocks – subscription-based resource for downloading royalty-free stock footage, motion backgrounds, After Effects templates and more

Videohive – royalty free video files

And if you’d like some classic footage, check out the Internet Movie Archives! Note: We do have some affiliate links in this post!

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