The film is called Life in a Day and it incorporates footage shot YouTube users from all over the world. The film incorporates about 4,600 hours of footage submitted by YouTube users from 192 countries, 80,000 clips created on 500 cameras distributed to “remote areas of the world” on one single day — July 24th 2010. Macdonald took all of this footage and compiled it into a feature film.
Read the full press release below for all the the details:
YouTube has announced the premiere of director Kevin Macdonald's Life in a Day and that the film will stream live twice online:
Academy Award-winning director Kevin Macdonald (State of Play, Last King of Scotland, Touching the Void