3 years ago, Victor Muh shot the Paris moment for A MOMENT ON EARTH. We thought it was worth mentioning now that our focus is China.
On August 5th, 2004 at 12:00pm GMT, and again exactly 12 hours later, 60 cinematographers in over forty countries across all seven continents captured the worlds’ first Moment on Earth.
Coordinated by Satellite Films, each camera operator focused on the life of a single individual. Planned according to respective time zones so that everyone would be shooting at the same instant, the camera operators were instructed to film a “hero” of their choosing—capturing their life as they would live it on any day.
From a trader on the floor of Brazil’s Sao Paulo Stock Exchange to a young man in the flaming deserts of northern Iraq; from a scientist at Palmer Station outpost in Antarctica to five monks at a sanctuary in Krabi, Thailand and a wild group of bike riders near Sturgis, Wyoming, the events and everyday Heroes captured in the films span a spectrum of emotions and speak to what it is to be human and alive on our planet today.