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Streaming Video Subscriptions
Swank Digital Campus This link opens in a new window
The 1,000 most popular films on the Swank streaming platform; includes both feature & documentary films, from major Hollywood studios, plus independent, foreign and art producers.
Kanopy This link opens in a new window
Streaming educational & feature films across all disciplines, with films from the BBC, California Newsreel, Criterion, PBS & many others. Create a free Kanopy account on campus, then connect to a Kanopy app and watch on your mobile device or smart TV. See Kanopy Help.
Media Education Foundation documentaries This link opens in a new window
Streaming documentary films on the social, political & cultural impact of American mass media.
Counseling and Therapy in Video [Alexander Street] This link opens in a new window
Videos relating to social work, psychotherapy, psychology & psychiatric counseling, including footage of consultations, counseling sessions, demos, interviews, lectures, personal narratives & dramatizations.
Academic Video Online (AVON) [Alexander Street] This link opens in a new window
Streaming video across all subject areas. Includes documentaries, and content from a variety of news sources, including PBS and BBC.
Performing Arts Video Subscriptions
BBC Shakespeare Plays This link opens in a new window
Streaming video; BBC production of every Shakespeare play.
Dance in Video: Vol. 1 & 2 [Alexander Street] This link opens in a new window
Productions & documentaries by performers & companies of the 20th century in ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental & improvisational dance.
Medici TV This link opens in a new window
Classical music video broadcasts of live concerts, programs (including operas and ballets), documentaries, and master classes in collaboration with the greatest orchestras and concert halls in the world.
Met Opera on Demand (Student Access) This link opens in a new window
450+ Metropolitan opera performances, including most of the Met Live in HD productions.
Naxos Video Library This link opens in a new window
Classical music performances, opera, ballet, etc.
OntheBoards.tv This link opens in a new window
Performances by artists working in dance, theater, music, etc.
Opera in Video [Alexander Street] This link opens in a new window
Major opera performances, including staged productions, interviews & documentaries
Theatre in Video Vol. I [Alexander Street] This link opens in a new window
Leading plays, and film documentaries. Users can bookmark specific scenes, monologues and staging.
Mixed Content Free Sites
Video sharing website where users can upload and watch videos. Some content is contributed by major media organizations, but most is created or appropriated by individuals.
Moving Image Archive
Thousands of digital movies including classic full-length films, alternative news broadcasts, home movies, cartoons, and concerts.
American Memory: Migrated Collections
Primary source materials relating to U.S. history and culture.
The Open Video Project. UNC Chapel Hill
4,000 videos on a wide variety of subjects.
Searching is free, but these sites charge a fee to download video.
Vanderbilt Television News Archive 1968+
Listings, summaries and descriptions of 30,000+ individual network evening news broadcasts and more than 9,000 hours of special news-related programming.
Footage to license from news, editorial, archival, and entertainment sources.
Getty Images / Footage
Footage to license from editorial, news, archival, and entertainment sources.
Royalty free and rights managed stock video to license.
Internet Search Engines for Video
Use search engines to find free video on the internet:
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