Atomic Time Just Gave Us Extra Second, Spend It Watching 1-Second Film

Atomic Time Just Gave Us Extra Second, Spend It Watching 1-Second Film

BAFTA-nominated director Gary Tarn's created the shortest film ever made

Teo Armus
  • 1 july 2015

Blink and you could miss it. #LeapSecondMovie, the shortest film ever made, is a collection of 25 frames and four notes created by director Gary Tarn that lasts exactly one second.

Tarn, an independent documentary filmmaker and composer who snagged a BAFTA nomination for his 2005 film Black Sun, premiered the very short film as an additional second was added to atomic clocks yesterday to compensate for the Earth’s rotation.

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