Free templates you may find around the Internet can always be a risk because you are rarely guaranteed support or updates. That being said, there are a number of free templates that a company called WooThemes provides that do, in fact, get updated regularly and offer forum support.
WooThemes builds all types of WordPress website templates, some paid, but some, FREE of charge, and these are a steal.
I have recommended this one before, and have worked with it on several occasions using WooCommerce from WooThemes. It is simple, fast and efficient – everything you could ask for in a starter WordPress e-Commerce theme.
This is really clean and cool portfolio template perfect for a small agency. It has the ability to display Vimeo and Youtube videos extremely well, as well as several other features like portfolio filtering, a great blog, and very elegant and simple design.
If you’re looking to make a countdown splash page, this template is a great place to start.