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Dinesh Shivnath Upadhyaya wants to set a world record:

Shortest Meaningful Metaphorical Video

Record Attempt: 0:00.04

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October 13, 2010


Goregaon (West), Mumbai, Maharashtra


Every day we are doing some experiments with our life. Every day we are trying to fill some different colour in our life to overcome the same black & white life.

On ‎October 13, ‎2010, using these philosophies of life, I, Dinesh Shivnath Upadhyaya from Mumbai (India) made an experimental Metaphorical video "Experiment With Life". This video is unique & in real sense an experiment because it contain no characters, no dialogues, no sound & not even credits.

I am a teacher & writter by profession & also a serious movie watcher. After watching great classic movies from great directors like Satyajit Ray, Hrishkesh Mukherji, Guru Dutt, Roman Polanski, De Sica, Federico Fellini, Alfred Hitchcock, Roberto Benigni made a deep impact on me.

I always wanted to do something with movies. Since movie making is most expensive & unit work, I decided to make such a video which requires no money but fulfill my dream.

Sometimes a single image or a single word or a slogan or a symbol enough to express the whole story. I used this formula in making my odd but unique Metaphorical video. Being M.Sc. in Physical Chemistry, I spend more than 8 years in chemistry lab. So I used scientific approach to express my meaning of life.

In this shortest Metaphorical video, unknown hands filling Violet colour chemical from a conical flask to a test tube. Here I symbolically want to express that test tube is our life & we are trying to fill colour from conical flask to in it. Here conical flask may be our society, our surroundings or may be whole world. Unclear background expresses the uncertainty of our life. I intentially used Violet because this "cool" colour is the highest colour in the visible spectrum & it relates to self knowledge/ spiritual awareness. It is the union with our higher self, with spirituality, and our higher consciousness.

I totally aware that most of the viewers were going to criticize my creation, going to laugh on my creation but I have faith on it.

I claim that "Experiment With Life" is world's shortest meaningful Metaphorical video. Reason behind my claim is strong because the length of movie is just 0.4 second i.e. 0.0067 minute i.e. 0.00011 hour.

Length 0:00.04 File Size 9KB Format MP4 Quality 80Kbps

I also believe that it is a breakable record.

Web Links -

1] World's Shortest Movie "Experiment With Life" at You Tube http://youtu.be/V4oWQXYyPXk 2] World's Shortest Movie: "Experiment With Life" by Dinesh Upadhyaya at MMAVillage.com http://www.mmavillage.com/videoWorld-s-Shortest-Movie-Experiment-With-Life-by-Dinesh-Upadhyayatwhy+so+seriousBMGoqEzpd5c&feature=youtubegdataplayer.html

3] World\'s Shortest Movie ‘Experiment With Life’ at MP3ster http://www.mp3ster.com/video/V4oWQXYyPXk/World'sShortestMovieexperimentWithLife.html 4] Dinesh S. Upadhyaya: World's Shortest Movie: "Experiment With Life" at dineshupadhyaya.blogspot.com http://t.co/eD31oxv 5] World’s Shortest Movie Experiment With Life By Dinesh Upadhyaya at World News Network http://wn.com/World’sShortestMovieExperimentWithLifebyDinesh_Upadhyaya 6] World’s Shortest Movie: “Experiment With Life” by Dinesh Upadhyaya at Stanley Flask http://stanleyflask.org/worlds-shortest-movie-experiment-with-life-by-dinesh-upadhyaya.html 7] Watch World’s Shortest Movie: "Experiment With Life" at Yidio.com http://www.yidio.com/worlds-shortest-movie-experiment-with-life-by-dinesh-upadhyaya/id/1997408647 8] World’s Shortest Movie: "Experiment With Life" At Yolike.com http://www.yolike.com/video/V4oWQXYyPXk/watch.html 9] World’s Shortest Movie: "Experiment With Life" At YaTengo.com http://www.yatengo.com/videos/video/V4oWQXYyPXk/World-s-Shortest-Movie-Experiment-With-Life.html

10] World’s Shortest Movie: "Experiment With Life" by Dinesh Upadhyaya at Apnicommunity.com http://videos.apnicommunity.com/Video,Item,1997408647.html 11] World’s Shortest Movie: "Experiment With Life” at New-Age-Center http://www.new-age-center.com/videos/worlds-shortest-movie-experiment-with-life/V4oWQXYyPXk

12] World’s Shortest Movie: "Experiment With Life” at PoloniaNetwork.com http://www.polonianetwork.com/vids/video/BMGoqEzpd5c/World-s-Shortest-Movie-Experiment-With-Life-by-Dinesh-Upadhyaya.html 13] World’s Shortest Movie: "Experiment With Life” at Moglik Video http://video.moglik.com/v/V4oWQXYyPXk/Worlds-Shortest-Movie-Experiment-With-Life.htm 14] World’s Shortest Movie: “Experiment With Life” by Dinesh Upadhyaya at 2nk.info http://www.2nk.info/archives/2261 hours 0:00.04

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