Hey there, enigmatic editors,
It’s been 19 weeks since the last one, so we’re overdue for another 5x5 Challenge! If you don’t already know, the 5x5 format is very simple: a 25-second video composed of five 5-second clips, using only natural sound. With those constraints, conscientious decisions and creativity really shine.
Tamara’s winning entry from the “Complexity” Challenge.
To compliment the last 5x5 Challenge, this time around is “Simplicity,” and it’s up to you to find the best way to illustrate this within the constraints. I’m a big fan of a planned set of clips, thought up beforehand while ruminating on my life, but perhaps you’d like to collect clips all day and decide which make it into the 5x5 during the editing process.
Mario’s entry from the “Complexity” Challenge.
This project is great for practicing new techniques, and focusing in on something that you might not spend time on otherwise. Think about how you could use different aspects of moviemaking, like transitions, unique shots, and natural sound. There’s plenty of beauty and lots to tell in only 25 seconds!
+ Create a video made up of 5 five-second clips!
+ Use only natural sound.
+ Tag your video with “5x5” and add this at the end of your video’s description: “Created for the Weekend Challenge: vimeo.com/groups/weekendchallenge”
+ Upload and post your video to the Weekend Challenge Group by *****Tuesday, February 11th, 2014***** at 11:59 PM (EST).
Only videos made specifically for this Challenge will be considered.
+ The winner will receive a free Vimeo Plus account for one year! If you’re already a Plus member, you’ll get another year!
+ The runner-up will receive an extra 3GB of upload space.
All videos must be approved by the Vimeo Staff before appearing in the Group, so don’t worry if your video doesn’t show up at first; we’ll get to it!
Ready for a challenge?
Create a 5x5 with the theme “Simplicity” in mind.Accept this challenge