Alternatively there are many repositories with CC or Public domain videos
– these are a few of my favourites.
Internet Archive A vast collection ofcontemporary and historic films and videos including, news, documentary,
lifestyle, music, animations and ephemera.
Open Images Open Images from the Netherlands is an open media platform that offers online access to audiovisual archive material from across Europe to stimulate creative reuse.
British Council : The British Council Film Collection is an archive of over 120 short documentary films made by the British Council during the 1940s designed to show the world how Britain lived.
Vimeo Creative Commons Licensed works
Over 4 million, mainly contemporary, films and videos available for reuse – covering the full range of Creative Commons and Public Domain licences.
Mazwai: free Creative Commons HD video clips & footage including slow motion and other special effects.
Florida Memory Historical films covering the social and political life of Florida.
EUscreen provides online access to thousands of items of audiovisual heritage, some under Creative Commons licences; clips that provide an insight into the social, cultural, political and economic events that have shaped the 20th and 21st centuries. Please check individual licences.
Public Domain Project by Pond5 over 9,770 historic moving image files.
from Open Content Toolkit http://opencontenttoolkit.wikispaces.com/Links+to+Open+Content
via MirandaLink mirandanet.ac.uk