FEST TO MAKE HISTORY AS THE LARGEST SYNDICATED
WEBCAST AND BROADCAST
The Global Poverty Project is proud to announce that their upcoming Global Citizen Festival, produced by AEG Network LIVE and delivered by AEG Digital Media, will be live streamed and broadcast by an impressive list of media partners. The simultaneous distribution of this historic event allows the world to “attend” the festival, which will bring together leading non-profit organizations, musicians and notables in Central Park on September 29, 2012 as part of a mass movement to end extreme poverty.
Leading broadcast sponsor Australian technology company, Vividas, along with premier online distribution partners include VEVO, YouTube, AOL/ Huffington Post, Yahoo!, VH1.com, and NYTimes.com all plan to stream the event live. In addition, television partners AXS TV Palladia, Globo Brazil, and Fuse, will carry the live program. This first of-its-kind collaboration between online and broadcast outlets worldwide will include the full performances and remarks from the day’s luminary line-up.
Bunim/Murray Productions will also help co–produce online creative social media and fan interaction features and interstitials to give fans everywhere a constant stream of live content via AEG Digital Media’s Live Experience Platform, consisting of the Tremolo Video Player, The MC and The Hawk.
The broadcast will air live on at Saturday, September 29, 2012 starting at 4:00PM EDT and again 12:00AM and 8:00AM EDT globally for the worldwide audience to view in their respected time zone. The event broadcast is generously supported by Vividas and Max Sound (MAXD).
As previously announced, The Global Citizen Festival will include performances by Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Foo Fighters, The Black Keys, Band of Horses and K'naan. The event’s Host Committee includes Katie
Couric, Jeffrey Sachs, Jack Dorsey, Selena Gomez for U.S. Fund for UNICEF, Minka Kelly for The World Food Program USA, Sophia Bush for Pencils of Promise, Olivia
Wilde for Half the Sky Movement, Katharine McPhee for Malaria No More, and Erin Heatherton.
Neil Young & Crazy Horse
The Black Keys
Band of Horses