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10 Free Inspirational Indie Film Websites

Caleb Ward

Get some film inspiration from these 10 awesome indie film websites.

Ever feel like you’ve hit a creative wall? Thankfully there are ways to get those creative juices flowing again. We’ve rounded up some of the best websites for indie film for your creative inspiration. Enjoy.

1. Documentary Storm

Documentary Storm features documentaries from around the world. They offer free documentaries in tons of categories. They also have a “surprise me” button that randomly picks a documentary in case you can’t decide.

2. SnagFilms

Snagfilms features over 10,000 free movies from any genre. Moreover, Snagfilms has apps across many platforms including Apple and Amazon. Each film is rated by users making it easy to find good movies.

3. FilmNet

Filmnet is a great way to watch indie films created by students and industry professionals alike. It also has a really awesome section devoted entirely to animated films. Aside from just film, the website has TV shows and music videos for your viewing pleasure.

4. IndieMoviesOnline

Update 2016: Site Currently Offline

Indie Movies Online has shorts, features, and event coverage. The site is special because it has a whole section dedicated to covering film festivals.

5. Festival of Films

Update 2016: Site Currently Offline

Festival of Films features a ton of awesome free films but also gives users the option to rent certain films. The site also features a large selection of documentaries.

6. Inmoo

Inmoo specializes in finding films that are “off the beaten path.” The simple website is easy to navigate and you are sure to find some lesser known films here.

7. B-Movies

Update 2016: Site Currently Offline

B-Movies is, well you guessed it, a website entirely devoted to B-movies.  You probably aren’t going to find a lot of breathtaking cinematography here, but you will find some of the most entertaining low-budget films ever made.

8. YouTube

YouTube isn’t just for watching cat videos, It also has the one of the largest collections of indie films on the internet. Sifting through the videos can take some time but Youtube has their own collection of free films under their movies tab.

9. Motionographer

Motionographer is entirely comprised of motion graphic film and videos. The website has high quality standards so only the best of the best get to be featured on their website. They are also really good about giving behind the scenes insights into how professionally created videos are made.

10. Vimeo

Vimeo is by far our favorite place to watch awesome independent movies online. The secret to finding awesome videos on Vimeo is to follow some of the curated channels including Vimeo Staff Picks. Vimeo also just recently added a feature that allows users to rent movies strait from Vimeo. While you’re there check out our Best Showreels and Demo Reels group.

These are just a few of the many websites that provide free indie-films online. Hopefully they can provide you with the boost of creativity you need to make an awesome film!

Know of any other great sites to watch Indie-Films? Share in the comments below.