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Ridley Scott seeks wannabe YouTube directors

Ridley Scott has made an open call to all budding directors to contribute to his new YouTube project, 'Life in a Day'.

Acting as producer, Scott (Aliens, Blade Runner) is teaming up with Kevin Macdonald (Last King of Scotland, Touching the Void) to create 'Life in a Day', a documentary which will chronicle the events of a single day on earth, July 24, 2010, using footage shot by YouTubers from around the world on that day.

The project is being hailed as YouTube’s "first user-generated feature-length documentary".

To get involved, simply shoot something on July 24 and upload it to www.youtube.com/lifeinaday

The film will premier at the Sundance Film Festival in 2011 and all users whose content is included in the finished feature will be credited as co-directors. Twenty lucky directors will be flown to Sundance for the premier.

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