The one perfect moment to put in a one second film is very difficult to just think of, but I will try to do my best... I am doubting between a few... One is the moment i first met my first true love, after having talked to him for about half a year over the internet I decided to go visit him in the USA (I am from the Netherlands myself) and the first time that I actually saw him might be that perfect moment to put in a one second movie. Another one that I would consider is my coming out to my mother, and then in particular the part where I would say "mom, I'm gay", that should take about a second... but is that really a perfect moment? It was definately a moment of relief though, and went perfect in every way possible... A last one I would consider is the moment that I bought the ticket to visit that guy in the USA, because it took me quite a while to click that mouse button to confirm the transaction, since I was only 19 at the time and hadn't told anybody about buying the ticket or the purpose of the ticket yet, and since it was something bigger than I had ever done before. That moment has changed my entire life. Ever since I have changed from someone who would just let life come over him, to someone who takes initiative and doesn't just take life for granted the way it is. Ever since I feel more complete, more free, and happier than ever before and truly have the feeling that everything is possible, the feeling of "the sky is the limit." I think that moment, which took place about 2 years ago, is for myself probably the perfect moment, because it changed my life so much. But I wonder how interesting it would be to make a one second movie out of that... I guess in one second indeed a lot can happen... Sorry it turned out to be a little long ;)
What an interesting question...it took me some time, but this is what I came up with: When I was maybe 9 or 10 years old, I went to 'Take your daughter to work day' with my dad, who was a satellite engineer at Lockheed Martin. I spent the day having a great time doing the activities and seeing the exhibits Lockheed had set up, but for some reason what I remember best was getting to eat lunch in the cafeteria with my dad. I had this Reese's ice cream novelty thing for dessert - peanut butter ice cream covered in chocolate and shaped like a peanut butter cup. My perfect moment was when I was sitting there with my dad in Lockheed Martin's cafeteria, and I took my first bite of that ice cream (which was delicious). I don't know why that memory is so vivid, but it's one of my very favorite memories of time spent with my dad (who died of pancreatic cancer in 2001, when I was 16 years old)
The first time one of my very autistic students used his words and asked for an apple
The first time I made a child laugh.
Waking up not alone for the first time.
My son being born.
The day I graduated from high school would be the perfect moment in my life that I’d like to make into a one-second film. It was a culmination of my success in school and all of the adversity I have overcome in my life.
If I could choose one perfect moment from my life to turn into a one-second film, it would have to be the moment the sun rose above the horizon after my night of camping in the Sahara outside Timbuktu. I'd woken up early that morning and was in the process of collecting sand with a young Tuareg child as the sky exploded from an inky black into a brilliant orange. I still have a vile of that sand at home.
The most perfect moment in my life was when I was 10. I was a military brat living in Norway and I discovered Gummi Candy, when I went on a walk with some friends to a corner market. it was getting dark, the street lamps turned on an we came out of the store with a pound of Gummi Candies. It was such a beautiful night and we walked all the way home with a smile on our faces, even though some of the Gummies were pretty sour -- but good. I've been addicted ever since. I'm still a child at heart.
Perfect moment - Catching a fourth queen on the river to beat a full house, when I was all in for all my money.
It’s a toss up between the first time that I ever held my son and the first time I held him after returning from my deployment in Iraq. Both moments are beautiful and vivid and as close to perfect as possible.
this is a fantastic question.......when my son first laughed really hard for the first time, I guess he would have been about 5 months old. I would say when he was born, but I was too stressed out.
The moment I saw my prom date coming down the stairs in that beautiful blue dress. Ah, young love.
My perfect moment would be when I first dove into the deep end of my colleges swimming pool and managed to actually swim, this wasn't that long ago mind you, about two months ago. Just that intital dive and breaking the water would be perfect for me, corny I know, but it was a big moment.
My first and only skydive from a moving airlane. It was a great experience to conquer a fear by taking a risk. Then I would watch my 1-second film every morning when I first wake up.
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A second of film = 24 frames. It would be 12 frames of the first time I saw my oldest daughter and 12 frames of the first time I saw my youngest daughter. Perfect.
Life is filled with so many perfect moments. My most important seconds that I want to record right now are with my 16 month twin girls Kate and Annie. The loves of my life. Second by second these moments fly by never to be repeated exactly alike again.
One perfect moment is coming down from the top of the first hill on a roller coaster; so much anticipation, excitement, giddy joy. It's all adrenalin and uncontrollable laughter. If I could live in that kind of moment for a lifetime…