Film

Short film contest: Great short commercials welcome

Enter your short film (30 sec to 3 mins) in our first-ever contest — with winners to be shown at TEDIndia this November, to an audience of interesting people from around the world. We’re looking for all kinds of short film: brief narratives, commercials, demos, data visualization, music videos, animations … Deadline for entry: Oct. 12, 2009.

Get details and the brief entry form >>

Every day this week on the TED Blog, we’re featuring a short film that played live at TED; today’s is a beautiful commercial for … something. “Caterpillar” was directed by Filip Engström, with post-production by The Mill. Amazed by the detail? There’s a making-of video too. “Caterpillar” screened at TED2009 in Long Beach and Palm Springs.

Enter TED’s short-film contest >>