The Remote Control

Posted By: Mike Shaw

A remote control with a mind of its own. This 60 second movie has won numerous awards - the most recent being the 'Just a Minute' trophy at the British International Amateur Film Festival (BIAFF) on Sunday 22 April 07 and the latest, a Silver in the One-Minute challenge at the UNICA International festival in Europe.

Date Added: Tue, Apr 24 2007

Runtime: 60 seconds

File Size: 8MB

Views: 38,449

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videorex said:

Now Mike thats just a classic ! I have watched this three times with a great big smile on my face each time.Where do you come up with these great Ideas? Mike N.

Tue, Apr 24 2007 5:07 PM

chhowe said:

A good laugh!

Thu, Apr 26 2007 12:57 PM

Mike Shaw said:

Thanks - glad you like it! Makes all that 'acting' worth while!

Thu, Apr 26 2007 6:56 PM

Sylvain P said:

Really funny. Nice video Mike. And nice idea. Really original.

Sat, Apr 28 2007 10:48 PM

HockeyDave said:

Very creative Mike, well done. I'd love to know how you made the shirt transparent!

Thu, May 3 2007 3:00 PM

sam the sham said:

Mike, once again "I like it".

Sun, May 6 2007 4:46 AM

septim said:

Loved it! A story in 60 seconds - and a hoot to boot. Full marks from me!

Thu, Jun 7 2007 11:56 AM

Baklap said:

great stuff!!

Wed, Jul 25 2007 11:50 PM

Mike Shaw said:

Thanks for all the kind comments !

Sun, Jul 29 2007 10:31 AM

smyers63 said:

Great job, Mike! That's my kind of thing. I thoroughly enjoyed it.

Mon, Aug 6 2007 4:55 AM

Johnny Edit said:

Well done.

Wed, Aug 8 2007 4:06 PM

Wilbur Allen said:

Comedy Central!!!! Give them a shout!

Wed, Nov 21 2007 8:44 AM

Adkins Media said:

Very Clever, He got through 3 shirts before I realized it must all be the same shirt. seriously that was just so darn clever!

Mon, Mar 17 2008 6:33 PM

pamunoz said:

haha... that's cute! Good job!

Thu, Apr 10 2008 12:19 AM


very good :-)

Fri, May 2 2008 11:11 PM

Brian Shephard said:

Great job! Nice beginning, middle and end in 60 seconds. Well done!

Tue, Aug 26 2008 1:46 PM

bdazzler said:

Just wondering how you did that shirt effect did you use a mask in after effects... By the way really well made and original!!!!!!

Thu, Sep 4 2008 10:25 PM

Leonard Cannady said:

I like this one funny and real

Fri, Dec 5 2008 5:25 PM

morriss said:


Fri, Jan 9 2009 3:57 PM

De Prince said:

heeeeeyyy mike. i love to see the piece, but unfortunately, it didnt open on my system. what could have been the problem?

Wed, Mar 11 2009 1:58 PM

Mike Shaw said:

De Prince - could possibly be you don't have the latest viewer version (Flash). Also available (uncommented so far) on You Tube -

Wed, Mar 11 2009 2:12 PM

Local Internet Marketing said:

It took me several minutes to buff this video... but it's really worth to wait... clear video and awesome... like it too!

Sat, Feb 6 2010 10:27 AM

ss media said:

the great creativity, simple & beauty

Mon, Jan 16 2012 3:58 AM

Gary Mac said:

Absolutely brilliant. Good concept and ges to show that you don't need a load of high tech editing to make something entertaining. It deserved that award 1

Fri, Mar 30 2012 10:38 PM

Webby said:

Brilliant !! I enjoyed watching this.

Mon, May 21 2012 8:09 AM


Excelente, muy buena presentaciĆ³n y creatividad.

Mon, Feb 24 2014 8:16 AM

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