Sight & Sound has released its annual poll of which essays different video makers loved most. Here are some of the highlights.
Curator Cydnii Wilde Harris highlights some of her favorite works in the Black Lives Matter Video Essay Playlist.
Check out video essays and shorts about making terrariums, the history of the Seattle Mariners, and more.
Ahead of Galibert-Laîné’s debut at Images Festival, she talks to Hyperallergic about making video essays solely with a computer.
Year after year, True/False has provided a forum for filmmakers, critics, and viewers to do the work of considering documentary outside of its traditional boundaries.
A new retrospective at Anthology Film Archives presents the work of pioneering independent director and film essayist Mark Rappaport.
In Charlottesville: The True Alt-Right, creator “Shaun” lays out a recreation of the deadly 2017 event in Virginia with a precision only possible through social media documentation.
Some exciting things to stream right now include a half-hour monologue on masculinity and abuse, a look at the difficulties of building public housing, and a survey of all the weird and wonderful Simpsons fan creations.
Some exciting things to stream right now include a video essay on Unbreakable, “The right way to kill a fish,” and a look at the club kids of Chengdu, China.
SB Nation’s Jon Bois brings a singular style to his video storytelling.
Some exciting things to stream right now include “The IMAX of the 1890s,” a video essay on My Own Private Idaho, and “How Silent Films Invented the Soundtrack.”
This week, in our ongoing series on the best recent documentaries, we also highlight shorts about video games, reflecting the close relationship between YouTube and gaming.