Mobygratis.com is a great free resource for independent film-makers, including animators. The musician Moby has released tons of free tracks for use in independent film projects, including short films and also 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. Props to Moby for so generously making his superb music available to the creative community.
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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