Mobygratis.com is a great free resource for independent film-makers. The American musician Moby has released tons of free tracks for use in independent film projects, including student demo reels. Moby's site is an excellent resource for independent and non-profit filmmakers, film students, and anyone in need of free music for their independent, non-profit film, video, or short.
Moby has made a selection of over 200 tracks, some unreleased, some from his back catalogue and other new releases, available to licence for free via a simple online application system.
To begin just browse the catalog. Once you have found the right piece just click the download icon and fill in a simple application telling Moby a bit about yourself and the way you are using the music.
You will receive a high quality AIFF download via email instantly to use in your edit, along with a copy of the mobygratis Non Commercial Licence Agreement.
Music from Moby's catalogue is free. If at some point you make money from your film, the money must be donated to a variety of animal rights charities.
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