[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
>             Will.i.am
> 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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