Welcome to the Clip Archive

This archive features previews and download links for 3463 free video clips which have been grouped into 25 categories (listed below) according to who created the clip. Those clips which can be downloaded directly from the Clip Archive may be used for free, as long as their use is for personal, non-commercial purposes (permission has been obtained from the creators to make them available to you through this website subject to this restriction). For those clips where the download link directs you to another website, please check the use policies and restrictions for the materials you download from that website to determine if your intended use is permissible. Also, please note that further redistribution (in any form) of the clips found on this website is prohibited without the prior consent of the creators and the Clip Archive.

Please click on the links below to preview clips created by:

Below, you will also find links to other websites that offer a variety of free downloads of trailers, stock footage, movies, etc. Hopefully, you will find the "Clip Archive" is a convenient starting point for locating material for your movie making projects.

If you have clips you would like to include in this archive or know of other sites that should be included in the list below, please send me an email via the "Contact Me" page.


The websites listed below also offer free downloads of various video clips and movies. However, a number of the clips/movies offered by these sites are in a file format Movie Maker does not support and will need to be converted to a Movie Maker 'friendly' format before importing them into a Movie Maker project.