The One Day on Earth project is only a day away, a day where people from all over the planet will record videos during that day, send them in, and they will become part of a documentary film and experience that will represent a snapshot of humankind.
People from all over the world have signed up to be a part of this experience, and many have created or joined one of the 495 groups and communities that have cropped up around the event: from parents to be, to weddings, to teachers, and groups around a specific country or location. Although more than 10,000 people have already signed up, there are still some countries with low representation for the event, and the organizers have posted a shout out for anyone to join or invite others who live in one of the countries to join in and be a part of the experience.
Their promotional video seems to bring a little sample of what this day long documentary could be, and one can only imagine what the editing process for all the footage will be like:
There still is time to sign up and join the event, and Matt Lambert from Motionographer blog sums up the results nicely:
The results of this project will be a shared archive of video — downloadable for non-commercial use by participants for creative and educational purposes — a feature film, and a community of filmmakers and inspired citizens dedicated to exploring our global identity via a shared media event.
However, according to this next clip, to be able to access this trove of knowledge you will need to upload a 1 minute video during 10.10.10. So don't miss the chance!