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60 second science


60_seconds.jpg60 second Science is a competition that invites budding film-makers to make a 60-second film which explains a science concept or phenomena. Entry is free and open to everyone!

Now in its third year, this competition will recognise and award International entries (or outside Australia) with cash prizes in four different categories:

(1) OPEN: any age, for non-school-age entrants, professional, amateur film-makers welcome

(2) PRIMARY/JUNIOR/ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Students: first 7 years of schooling, not counting Kindergarten


(4) LOTE: a film with spoken soundtrack in a language other than English, but with English subtitles

The films must be 60 seconds or less, including credits at the beginning and end, which will be judged by a prestigious panel of International scientists, film-makers and multimedia experts. There is no limit to the number of films you can submit, but it must be original work and filmed in 2011.

The registration deadline for 60 second Science 2011 is October 14th, 5pm (your timezone). Once you’ve registered, you must submit your film online by October 28th, 5pm.

The full rules for the competition, tips on the film-making process, and lots of previous entrants and winners to inspire you, visit the website:

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