On April 28, 2011, our first selected film, The Edge of Joy, was featured as the subject of a news segment on PBS NewsHour. Films selected for the Project in the future will continue to serve as the subjects of these special news segment on a regular basis through the rest of 2011 and into 2012.
Six to eight minutes of footage from selected films will be included in the news segment. And, The Economist will provide a grant of $4,000 to selected filmmakers to assist with editing the appropriate footage.
It is our mission at The Economist to promote new perspectives, insights and ideas – ideas that help us make sense of the world while also provoking thought and debate. Our shared goal with PBS NewsHour is to support filmmakers who share these values.
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Log on to film.economist.com to learn how to submit your film.