10 Second Challenge: Holiday Video
We know how tough it is to capture video and find the time to edit over the holidays, and it's not any fun being stuck behind the lens during a party! To help ease the burden, we've come up with a project called the 10 Second Holiday Video. We want to challenge you to make the most of your time with a concise, one-shot roundup of as many moments as possible.
To give you an idea of what we mean, here's our 10 Second Holiday Video:
All you need for this project is a camera, some friends and family, and a plan of action for all the moments you want to capture. Here are some things to think about:
+ Try to fit as many moments as you can into your 10 second shot.
+ Think of everything you do in a day, and how to make it all happen simultaneously. Maybe feature some decorating, people sitting down to eat, or kids opening presents.
+ Include as many people as you can (it makes the shot more interesting, but also so nobody feels left out)!
+ Following moving objects can help add fluidity to each transition (like our flying present!).
+ Rehearse your video a few times. It's like choreographing a dance, and is bound to be tricky.
+ Don't worry about getting it right the first time -- outtakes are half the fun!
+ If you want to include music, try the Music Store -- there are plenty of free tracks!
Let's go behind the scenes of our video to see how it was set up:
+ Your video must be just 10 seconds long and a single shot.
+ Upload and post your Holiday video to the 10 Second Challenge Group by Thursday, December 27th at 11:59 PM EST
You can shoot anything that makes you think of the holidays, especially any family traditions! Remember that only videos made specifically for this Challenge will be considered.
All videos must be approved by the Vimeo Staff before appearing in the 10 Second Challenge Group, so don’t worry if your video doesn’t show up at first; we’ll get to it!
The winner of this Challenge will receive a free Vimeo Plus account for one year!
If you're already a Plus member, you can gift the Plus account to whomever you choose, and we'll give you an extra 5GB of upload space for your account. The runner-up will receive an extra 3GB of upload space, Plus account or not.
I can't wait to see how creative everyone gets! Happy Holidays, from Vimeo!
Ready for a challenge?
Go ahead and show us what you're capable of in just 1/6th of a minute with your 10 Second Holiday Video!Accept this challenge
The Runner-Ups are Stephen Greathouse with his fun family tradition in Greathouse//10 Second Christmas, and Renny Lewis with lots of family and an original take on a nursery rhyme in Happy Holidays! from Grandmother's house.
We know it's hard to capture video over the holidays, so we've come up with a project to help you film those moments in a quick, unique way.
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