25 Inspiring Examples of Websites Featuring Video Backgrounds

Despite everything that could go wrong with embedded video, if a picture is worth a thousand words, video is worth a thousand pictures.

There are many web pages where video does go right. But rarely does it have the impact it can gain through flawless integration with the other elements, as part of a page’s background. When done right, video as a background can be downright jaw dropping. To illustrate our point, take a look at these examples.

Battle of the Cheetos

Battle of the Cheetos is an inspiring example of background video on the web

From Scratch

From Scratch is an example of a website that uses video as a background

Futuretainment

Futuretainment is an inspiring example of background video on the web

GSDH

GSDH is an example of a website that uses video as a background

Gudrun

Gudrun is an inspiring example of background video on the web

Hipopotam Studio

Hipopotam Studio is an example of a website that uses video as a background

Ideal

Ideal is an inspiring example of background video on the web

I Surf Because

I Surf Because is an example of a website that uses video as a background

Jazzownia

Jazzownia is an inspiring example of background video on the web

Lemon Aid

Lemon Aid is an example of a website that uses video as a background

Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton is an inspiring example of background video on the web

Media Novak

Media Novak is an example of a website that uses video as a background

mtl12

mtl12 is an inspiring example of background video on the web

Nike

Nike is an example of a website that uses video as a background

Randomdance

Randomdance is an inspiring example of background video on the web

Razor Fish

Razor Fish is an example of a website that uses video as a background

Sick City Club

Sick City Club is an inspiring example of background video on the web

The Meta Project

The Meta Project is an example of a website that uses video as a background

Uniqlo

Uniqlo is an inspiring example of background video on the web

Valentino

Valentino is an example of a website that uses video as a background

We Choose the Moon

We Choose the Moon is an inspiring example of background video on the web

White Lies

White Lies is an example of a website that uses video as a background

Working Element

Working Element is an inspiring example of background video on the web

Yodabaz

Yodabaz is an example of a website that uses video as a background

Youthmusic

Youthmusic is an inspiring example of background video on the web

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This post has been written by the team here at Speckyboy Design Magazine.

Comments

  • The weather section of A&F club plays a super cool video the moment you land on the page. That can be a valid entry for this list too.

  • slapstickj

    They are all in Flash.

  • MigrantMerkel

    Ya see, i really hate flash, but every now and then i am reminded of its vision with gorgeous sites like Working Element. If only we can start to incorporate those sorts of transitions in jquery based sites.

  • stevenhowe

    Which would be ok if they auto-detected apple devices – but they don’t…