If you need some free stock footage for your effects work and you’ve not yet checked out videocopilot.net then you’ve been missing out on a tremendous wealth of free goodies and amazing After Effects video tutorials, professional tools and plugins…
Fire and dust stock footage
Andrew Kramer is the after effects whizz who runs the site, and he’s a generous man. He often gives away free stock footage you can use in your After Effects projects as well as hundreds of hours of free After Effects tutorials.
The footage is all in HD and free for your own usage.