Filmmaker uses "Walter Mitty" promo-video budget for typhoon relief

12/18/2013 | FastCoCreate · Daily News (New York)

When 20th Century Fox asked filmmaker Casey Neistat to make a promotional video for upcoming film "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," he wrote back with a proposal to use the $20,000 budget to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan. The studio agreed, and Neistat made a video of himself traveling to the Philippines and using the money to distribute 10,000 meals, as well as tools and medicine. The video has gone viral on YouTube.

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