The Media Professional's Source for Public Domain Movies & Television

48,000 public domain movies from broadcast quality masters, The RetroFilm Vault is the original and definitive one-stop source for public domain films and programs for broadcast and professional media purposes such as stock footage use. From the heart of movie land, The RetroFilm Vault has the largest archive for broadcast quality public domain films on the planet...

Call us for a price quote at 323-497-1225

The RetroFilm Vault specializes in providing media professionals with high broadcast quality programming content for use in broadcast television, film projects, video streaming, distribution, public television, cable or other professional needs. We are not a home video distributor. We do not sell to the general public.

Movie Genres

Every Category Imaginable


High Definition Public Domain Film Library

Movie Trailer Vault

Thousands of Movie Trailers

Our customers include television stations, film distributors, video distributors, stock footage companies, independent producers, broadband internet TV stations, VOD companies, and PBS affiliates. The RetroFilm Vault’s programming is transferred from high quality masters in the broadcast format you require. Choose from high quality digital files such as Apple Quicktime ProRes Mov, Mpeg2, or Mpeg4. Our ever expanding high definition library currently consists of over 500 titles. Want movie trailers? We have 30,000 of them. Send your wish list.

For public domain television visit our sister site at RetroTV Vault.

– No Licensing Fees.
– Unlimited Repeated Usage.
– A public domain title is yours to use indefinitely.
Pricing depends on the quantity you order and the delivery format your technical needs require.

For a price quote, email us with your contact information and your list of titles or call us at 323-497-1225

Buyout Pricing

Flat buyout pricing means no licensing fees

Unlimited Usage

A public domain program is yours to use indefinitely.



RetroFilm Vault

Take a step back.

With tens of thousands of hours of programming, you can always find something interesting, entertaining, or unexpected from our public domain film archive.