25 Films in 25 Minutes

(Above: “White Words.’ Source: Filminute)

Got a minute? Or 25 of them? Then visit filminute.com through October 31 to view the 25 entries – from 18 countries — for the world’s best “ultrashort” film.

You can then cast your vote for the “People’s Choice” award, while a Filminute jury of experts will choose the actual winner. Both will be announced November 7, along with five “commendations.”

Here’s Filminute’s trailer. Like the nominated films, it’s a minute long.

The UK leads this year’s list with four entries, followed by France with three, and three countries (Argentina, Iran, Sweden) with two each.

The films are offered in alphabetical order, from Baby (Diana Dumitrescu, UK) to White Words (Mohammed Abdeen, Iraq/Syria). Here are those two films:

To view the 23 other films, or for more info, visit filminute.com.

You can also stream past winners at that site. Here’s last year’s top film, Edge of Seventeen (Nuri Jeong, South Korea):

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Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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