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Copyright free material

Using other people's work in your film

When creating a video, you may want to add some extra footage or images into your final piece that you were unable to shoot yourself. However, you have got to be aware of who owns the materials and you'll need to check the copyright on them before you use them. There are some places where you can access copyright free material, please see the links below for a few examples.


Pexel - Free stock photos, royalty free images & videos shared by creators.

Max Pixel - Stock images.

Unsplash - Stock images and pictures.


Video Pexel - free stock videos shared by the Pexels community.

Free Sources for Stock Video - 14 Fantastically Free Sources For Stock Video Footage [Updated 2019]


YouTube Audio Library - Free Music

Sound Effects - BBC Sound Effects.

Bensound - Royalty Free Music.

AudioJungle - Royalty free music and audio tracks from $1.

Creative Commons

The Creative Commons are an organisation that allows people to add copyright-licences to their work. Allowing the creators to clearly define what which rights they reserve and which they waive for the benefit of the people who are wanting to use it in their work.

For more information:

Creative Commons