13 November 2010

The One Minutes Awards 2011

The One Minutes (TOM) is a brand name for moving images that last exactly one minute. Their annual The One Minutes Awards launched in 1998 has developed into a global network with makers from 100 countries and an archive of 10000 video works. It is organized by The One Minutes Foundation, a non profit organization hosted by the Sandberg Institute in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

The One Minutes Awards 2011 categories:
Video Performance: you and the camera
Cut and Paste: technical miracles
A Small History: small stories about matters we should not forget about
Micro Commercial: small companies run by passionate owners
Fairground Attraction: surreal details of a visual dream world
Mini Road Movie: travel from A to B and add your road movie to a world network of travels

Entry Requirements:
1 minute in length
Must be of broadcast quality
16:9 HD format. Export as Quicktime or .avi at 720x576 pixels with dv-pal compressor, anamorphic, 25 frames per second and 48kHz sound
Burn dv-file on a data cd or dvd

Submission Period: November 15 to 25, 2010
Venue: TheOneMinutes box at the UPFI Film Center c/o Yason Banal

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Visual Pond is the Philippine partner of The One Minutes Foundation and with the support of the UPFI.