Montblanc Film Contest: The Beauty of a Second

Almost two hundred years ago, Nicolas Rieussec recorded time to an accuracy of a fifth second for the first time, and the chronograph was born. To celebrate this unique invention, Montblanc announced a one-of-a-kind “The Beauty of a Second” short-film contest presented by the famous film director Wim Wenders:

Since then, there have been three iterations of the contest, with the winning entries shown below. All of them are beautiful and inspiring. How much can you tell in one second? A lot.

 

 

 

What would your one second story be?

2 thoughts on “Montblanc Film Contest: The Beauty of a Second

  1. […] The Beauty Of A Second What kind of story can you convey in one second? I came across this post last night. If you click on the link you can read and find out the thought process behind this idea. The post has a few video filled with one second clips each telling their own story. It’s surprising to watch. It makes one second seem like a lot longer. […]

  2. […] The Beauty Of A Second What kind of story can you convey in one second? I came across this post last night. If you click on the link you can read and find out the thought process behind this idea. The post has a few videos filled with one second clips each telling their own story. It’s surprising to watch. It makes one second seem like a lot longer. […]

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