Regarding Video Essays

In interrogating my own fascination with video essays as a creative form, I’m leaving this list of notable video essays that have influenced me. This is by no means an exhaustive list, and it will likely grow longer as time goes on.

Grandpa by Steven Chen

That Kind of Daughter by Kristen Radtke

Baptism by Marilyn Freeman

Wolfvision by Robyn Schiff and Nick Twemlow

Estrellada by Vanessa Angelica Villareal


Some relevant articles:

On the Origin of the Video Essay by John Bresland

On The Form of the Video Essay by Marilyn Freeman

What is a Video Essay? Creators Grapple with a Definition by Paula Bernstein