From Beachfront B-Roll.  This isn’t one of those deals where you sign up and fork over your credit card information for a “trial subscription” to a footage warehouse that will bill you when you forget to cancel your membership.  It’s full of interesting, high-quality clips, backgrounds, stills, and more.  And it’s free.  All you need to do is throw a few dollars into the site tip jar and download what you like.  All the materials are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0.

This is why the Internet was made, folks.  Well, that and to introduce us to the distinctive talent of the late Mr. Eduard Khil.