Google invites amateurs to send clips for ‘India in a Day’

  • New Delhi, AP
  • Updated: Oct 02, 2015 14:42 IST
File photo of filmmaker Anurag Kashyap . Kashyap is one the directors of the project “India in a Day” being helmed by Ridley Scott.

Google has invited India’s amateur filmmakers to a help create a full-length user-generated movie about daily life in the country.

In the project, called “India in a Day,” anyone can grab a camera or a phone to capture scenes from ordinary life on Oct. 10, and then upload their footage to .

Selected clips will be made into a film under the guidance of directors Ridley Scott, Richie Mehta and Anurag Kashyap. Contributors will be listed as “co-directors,” according to a press release from Google Inc.

Scott said it did not matter how small or personal the footage was — from riding a bike to calling one’s mother.

The film is scheduled for release next year.

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