Theoneminutes are videos of exactly one minute, including credits. Worldwide The One Minutes Foundation and partners are organizing exhibitions, country competitions, award ceremonies, TV broadcasts and in 2008 the Olympic One Minutes in Beijing.
For the 2007 edition of the Oneminute festival the TOM Amsterdam and Belgian Open join forces and organise a competition and award festivities in Ghent, Belgium from 8 till 11 November 2007.
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The competition is open to all filmmakers from all countries, whether young or old, amateur or professional, film fanatic or video wizard. The Belgianopen calls for all cinematographers as long as you enter a oneminute film.
A professional jury will grant prices for different styles and genres ( art, narrative, documentary, animation, (self)portrait, visual effects…) and the attending public will award the main price. Nominees and price winners will be promoted on this site.
Submit entries before september 10th, 2007.
Since Cuba will be invited as a guest country, special attention will be given to Cuban one minute films through special screenings and other festivities.
Extra screenings also for the oneminutes juniors, a competition for filmmakers under the age of 18. The Belgianopen 2007 particularly calls for entries from young filmmakers.
One Minute Short Film Competition
This Short Movie Competition invites all film makers and film lovers to make a one minute film, based on any story, so you can share with the world what your film is about. You have only one minute to tell a story and what makes a great one minute film are the innovation, the brevity and smartness. If you are beginner of making one minute short films, you should definitely be impressive and original, you should show a bit of love, not only violence and of course you need to try things that your budget can afford. All film lovers are welcomed on theoneminutes.be to share reviews and experiences, and to vote for their favorite one minute film this year. By following this link you can read more about one minute film ideas.