Video Art: 20 Great Experimental Short Films

Experimental films are quite different form of films that are generally opposed to the mainstream commercial and documentary films. Experimental films are often characterized by the absence of linear narrative, the use of abstracting techniques (out of focus, painting or scratching on film, rapid editing), the use of asynchronous sound or even the absence of any sound track.

The goal is often to place the viewer in more active and more thoughtful relationship to the film.

Therefore, we have compiled 20 great experimental short films which will definitely tempt you to think out of the box. Let’s watch and don’t forget to share or comment.

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Runner’s Poem

Shapes in Motion

Vanishing Point



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Flight Pattern


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United Snakes

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  1. Peter Hetzel says:

    Obviously much talent and they’ve learned their programs…but the outputs all seem formulaic and a bit arrogant. (From a very arrogant guy- I get it.)
    Nice page tho. Thanks.

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