[ExI] Fwd: TED Prize video hits youtube home page!
Sergio M.L. Tarrero
sergio.ml.tarrero at mac.com
Fri Sep 14 12:02:11 UTC 2007
Begin forwarded message:
> Dear Friends of TED,
> Now this is exciting. A powerful, 2-minute TED video has just been
> given star billing at YouTube and I need your help to get it to
> spread further…
> The video heralds the launch of Pangea Day, called for by 2006 TED
> prize winner, Jehane Noujaim. For the next 24 hours, it is being
> featured on YouTube’s global home-page as well as all nine of
> YouTube’s international home-pages.
> Maybe it's just me, but every time I see this trailer, it sets my
> spine a-tingling. I hope you’ll take a minute to view it, rate it,
> write a quick comment about it and then blog it, or pass the link
> along to friends. Each of these actions will have a multiplying
> effect and will help us reach out to thousands of film-makers
> around the world who we need to submit content for ! possible
> inclusion in Pangea Day
> The project is taking off, and its ambition level is spectacular.
> On May 10, 2008 - Pangea Day - Jehane’s wish will come to fruition
> as sites in New York City, Rio, London, Dharamsala, Cairo,
> Jerusalem, and Kigali will be video-conferenced live to produce a 4-
> hour program of powerful films -supplemented by visionary speakers,
> and global musicians. The purpose: to use the power of film to
> promote better understanding of our common humanity. A global
> audience will watch through the Internet, television, digital
> cinemas, and mobile phones.
> A powerful advisory board has come together to support the project.
> It includes:
> JJ Abrams
> Lawrence Bender
> Nancy Buirski
> lan Cumming
> Ami Dar
> Cameron Diaz
> Goldie Hawn
> Vik Muniz
> Clare Munn
> Eboo Patel
> Alexander Payne
> Meg Ryan
> Deborah Scranton
> Jeff Skoll
> Philippe Starck
> Yossi Vardi
> Kevin Wall
> If you’re interested learning more and/or helping out, please send
> an email to Pangea Day executive director Delia Cohen
> (delia at ted.com). More details are available at the project's
> beautiful website created for us by Avenue A/Razorfish: pangeaday.org.
> Now enjoy the film!
> Very best,
> Chris Anderson
> TED Curator
> P.S. The TED talk in which Jehane unveiled her wish for Pangea Day
> is here.
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