YouTube Play 125 Finalists Revealed

You Tube has shortlisted 125 entries from the total of 23,000 it received as part of a video talent show organised in collaboration with the Guggenheim Museum.

The Google-owned online video on-demand service joined the Guggenheim Museum in Manhattan, New York to organise a video talent show, 'You Tube Play, A Biennial of Creative Video project in June 2010', which has currently managed to attract around 23,000 entries, the New York Times reports.

The museum authorities displayed list of 125 shortlisted candidates at its various outlets in New York, Berlin, Venice and Bilbao, out of which 20 are expected to make it to the final,set to be announced on 21 October.

The project was started in collaboration with Google’s video streaming service You Tube, chip manufacturer Intel and computer maker Hewlett-Packard.

According to the head curator of the museum Nancy Spector, the project was organised to find undiscovered talent and reach a new demographic with the help of the video streaming service.