Updating a post from this past summer about the film Life in a Day, a historic global experiment to create a user-generated feature film shot in a single day. The videos that comprise the film were shot on July 24, 2010.
My friend Elayne Zalis alerted me to the fact that the film is now available to view on the Life in a Day You Tube page. A DVD is also available for purchase.
Participants had 24 hours to capture a glimpse of their lives on camera. The most compelling and distinctive footage were edited into a feature film, produced by Ridley Scott and directed by Kevin Macdonald. The filmmakers whittled down 4,500 hours of footage from 80,000 submissions.
Here’s the trailer: