Open Culture: meta-list of free resources in art & education (art, literature, film, lectures)
Open Source by the Met in New York here
Free pictures by NASA:
link to download the software:
tons of free art books by the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Here a selection of free stock footage archives.
Recommendations by No Film School:
Public archives (by goverment institutions and others)
More free archives
Freesound.org offers a huge archive of free sounds (registration for free)
opsound.org is dedicated to open source culture offering free sound & music
mp3.com free music
Bargus.org Music, sound, film, with a selection of free classic music also
archive.org huge open source page (films, music, sound, books & more)
freemusicarchive.org free music
More links on the website below (german wesbite, but listing many international sites in English)
There are HUGE archivs of free music on Youtube:
fall in love with sound design for film
Introduction to sound design (might be fun for kids 10 to 14):
sound design on TED:
Learn about film music from the best: Hans Zimmer
The New York Public Library published thousands of open source images.
Public Domain Collections: Free to Share & Reuse
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