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Attention Filmmakers: How to Download Stock Footage and Images for Free (For 7 Days)

Photo of Bryce J. Renninger By Bryce J. Renninger | Indiewire June 3, 2013 at 12:09PM

Licensing stock footage and images can quickly run up a film's budget. VideoBlocks.com, an online database of stock video, motion backgrounds, production music and after effects is currently offering 7 days of free downloads.
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Licensing stock footage and images can quickly run up a film's budget. VideoBlocks.com, an online database of stock video, motion backgrounds, production music and after effects is currently offering 7 days of free downloads.

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Though the free downloads are limited to 20 per day, there's no obligation to stay with the service.  There's also no restrictions on how you use the footage.  A spokesperson from VideoBlocks.com told Indiewire, "You may use our media as long as you incorporate original content of your own. Anything you download you then own and can use however you wish, including media obtained during the free trial."

The site, which offers over 100,000 clips, offers monthly subscriptions for $79 and $474 for a six month subscription.

The 7 day trial deal can be found here.

This article is related to: Filmmaker Toolkit: Technology, Filmmaker Toolkit: Production, Filmmaker Toolkit: Post-Production







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