THE DAY OF FIVE BILLION
Broadcast to more than 80 countries and viewed by more than one billion people, this global special features original music videos by renowned artists from around the world. Coupled with mini-documentaries and messages from world leaders and futurist authors, it creates an energetic video celebration of the birth of the five billionth person on earth. Co-produced with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).
Participating in the film were President Oscar Arias, Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland, President Soeharto, Premier Zhao Zi Yang, Crowded House,
Peter Gabriel, Jimmy Cliff, Stevie Wonder, the Neville Brothers, Allen Toussaint,
Clarence Clemons, Dr. John, Nona Hendryx, Youssou N'dour, Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke, Kurt Vonnegut and many others.
- Best Global Television Program That Promotes Peace and Understanding - Population Institute Global Media Awards
- Cindy Award Silver Hugo Award Awards for Cable Excellence (ACE Finalist)
- Georgia Area Emmy Finalist