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Monday-Tuesday: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Wednesday-Friday: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm


1 Minute Film Competition Winners:

Samuel Jauch and Max Hancock


The One Minute Film Competition is back for Winter 2024!

This competition is open to teens in grades 7-12 and is sponsored by the Teen Advisory Board.

This year’s theme is OTHERWORLDLY! Otherworldly is defined by “of, relating to, or resembling that of a world other than the actual world.” It suggests a world that is different from the world that we know. We encourage you to have fun with the theme!

The creator(s) of the top film will receive a $50.00 cash prize.


  • ALL submissions are due by 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, 2024.
  • Winners will be announced on Thursday, March 14, at 5:00 p.m. during the One Minute Film Competition Viewing Party.


  • All short films must be written, directed, and edited by teens in grades 7-12. Videos submitted MUST be the work of the individual(s) submitting the work.
  • All entries must be teen-produced, and may be either a group project of 2-3 members or individual work.
  • Adult guidance and instruction are permissible, but the planning, production must reflect teen effort. Note, however, that adults are permitted to act in your film.
  • Films may be on any topic, but must be G or PG-rated in language and subject matter or they will be disqualified. Films will be previewed for content.
  • Title card and credits should be included in your film.
  • Films may be no more than 1 minute in length, not including credits.
  • Use of sound or video clips from other films, television shows, music videos, etc. within your submitted work is not permitted unless those clips are in the public domain or you have received written permission from the copyright holder. This includes the use of trademarked products or characters. Copyright-free, public domain, trade-friendly or creative commons copyright music can be used.
  • All persons that appear in a film must be aware that they are a part of the film.
  • Attendance at the Viewing Party on Thursday, March 14, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. is NOT a requirement.


  • Films must be submitted in MOV, WMA, or MP4 format through email. You can also submit a link to a YouTube video (option preferred).
  • Films can be submitted to Please include your first and last name, phone number, and a one-line description of your film in the body of the email. Not doing so may prevent your film from being entered into the competition.
  • Only one film per person.
  • Milton Public Library reserves the right to accept or decline any entry, for whatever reason, without notice or explanation.
  • By submitting a video, the Applicant agrees to allow Milton Public Library to display the work, in part or in its entirety, on the library’s website and social media accounts.



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Library Hours

Monday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday : 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Last Updated on December 27, 2023.