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If I look at your Pen at, I don’t see any problems right away; the light blue background is semi-transparent.

Whether you have an image or a video, it should have no impact on the background behind the image or video. See:

If you want to use a video as a background of a box (that’s not what’s happening on the example you gave on the Adele site), that’s a whole different story, but I assume that’s not what you’re asking (since the original post is talking about a background behind a video).