Call for entries:
Deadline: 1 June 2012

1#minuteCologne - Cologne One Minute Film Festival
Cologne One Minute Film Festival

the 1st festival edition will be launched in September 2012 in the framework of
CologneOFF 2012 – videoart in a global context
nomadic festival project.

CologneOFF 2012 – videoart in a global context
is a world wide unique festival project, starting on 1 January 2011 and lasting until 31 December 2012 and beyond..

Its goal is to show on the tour around the globe venues the diversity of the creative potential of “art and moving images” transported via the global medium of “video”.

More info about CologneOFF 2012

is a new festival platform run by Cologne International Videoart Festival
which has the aim to support the specific film and video format of one minute film, whereby the challenge in the given case it to match exactly 60 seconds. The new festival concept is based on a permanent collection to be extended once a year via a new festival edition

There is no thematic limitation!


– Deadline: 01 June 2012
– Welcome are single channel videos by film and videomakers from all countries on the globe
– Themes: 1. your experiences in or with Cologne in one minute
2. all themes and topics are welcome.
– The festival is looking for innovative and experimental approaches in dealing with contents and technology
– The works may originate from the years 2005-2012.
– Duration: exactly 60 seconds (including title at the beginning and credits at the end.
– Max 3 films/videos can be submitted.
– Productions using language and/or text other than English need English subtitles. German entries need to provide a German and an English/ English subtitled version
– The preview copies needs to be uploaded via one of these free platforms like SENDSPACE www.sendspace.come or WE TRANSFER
– elegible vor preview: only Quicktime . mov (mp4 and H264 codec only), Windows Media .wmv, mpeg2 or Flash video flv [size minimum720x 576 (PAL) or 720×480 (NTSC)] –
After selection the artists/directors will be invited to send a hardcopy of the selected video on DVD in best screening quality.

Entry Form – please cut and paste

Please use for each video a new entry form


a) full name
b) address
c) email, URL
d) short bio (max. 100 words, English only)


a) title English – original (max 3 works)
b) URL home page, (Internet address for download)
c) year of production
d) duration exactly 60 seconds
e) work synopsis (max. 100 words/submission, English only)
f) 2 screenshots for each submitted work (jpg, 800×600 px)

Please add this declaration & sign it with your full name & email address
I, the submitter/author, declare to be the holder of all rights on the submitted work.
In case the work is selected, I give – until revoke – 1#minuteCologne the permission to include the work in the festival context online and in physical space for screenings /exhibitions and use screenshorts for non-commercial promotional purposes. Until revoke means, that the author can remove his work at any time.

Please use for each submission a separate entry form
deadline: 1 June 2012

Please send the submission either in
plain email text, RTF (Rich Text Format) or WORD . doc as attachment to
subject: 1#minuteCologne


Cologne One Minute Film Festival
director and coordinator

Wilfried Agricola de Cologne
Cologne International Videoart Festival
Mauritiussteinweg 64
D – 50676 Cologne