Re: The Truth Is... Project (AMERICA Edition)
- True, it is overly optimistic, but so was the idea to start "The Truth
Is..." project more than four years ago. I am currently creating a
separate site just for this project alone. www.truth.imtv.us
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Jay dedman" <jay.dedman@...> wrote:
> > Starting Jan. 20, 2009 I want to take The Truth Is... project (my
> > 4-year old international social video experiment about what truth
> > means) on the road accross every State in the US.
> > http://tinyurl.com/5lrvsj
> > The only thing that comes in the way is finding a sponsor who would
> > pay for the expenses associated with this multi-month traveling
> You should contact some of the other folks who have taken similar
> Like Flux: http://fluxrostrum.blogspot.com/
> Or Ashley: http://sustainableroute.com/
> Or these dudes: http://bit.ly/Ul51
> or Noel: http://luckofseven.com/
> All these creators got/get some funding from other people.
> I doubt it was more than just gas money.
> But why does nayone make a road trip...the journey.
> > I want to announce my intent to do this on national TV, "Good Morning
> > America" comes to mind, or some other TV show of that size.
> > As far as sponsorship, first thing that popped in is having a Smart
> > car (smartusa.com) provide the car/gas for traveling in exchange for
> > promoting it on the road and in the end credits. But then I recalled
> > Aptera (aptera.com). I think it's a great company which will
> > revolutionize personal transportation.
> > Here is my question to videoblogging community;
> > I never written such proposals or contacted any TV station before to
> > release a press release. What network/show would be ideal to contact
> > first to announce of my intent to make this happen? What car company,
> > aside from the ones I mentioned above, should I contact for sposorship
> > first?
> well...sounds like you have a plan.
> Seems overly optimistic and could lead to some disappointment if these
> things dont happen.
> But go ahead and write letters for sponsorship.
> Crazier things have happened.
> You would be the first videoblogger to announce his quest on Good
> Morning America.
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