First Kiss Viral Video about 'Human Connection'

Filmmaker Tatia Pilieva says about her video: "There was a real sweetness that came out of it."
3:00 | 03/21/14

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amazing first kiss video that people can't stop watching, millions have clicked on it all over the world. The back story on the viral sensation and, Sara, this is kind of hypnotic. It is. I think we're going in reverse babies to first kisses but there is something special about a first kiss and it's usually a moment shared between just two people. This viral video "First kiss" quickly had an audience of millions and even though the filmmaker hoped people would connect with it she had no idea what was coming. How are you? Shall we make out? Absolutely. Reporter: They are the kisses that launched more than 65 million youtube views. What was your name again? Greg. Reporter: 20 strangers invited to attempt that first moment of intimacy on camera. Really awkward but the real sweetness that came out of it. Reporter: Ellen and others are jumping on the train with parodies. ? Of my life ? Reporter: The idea started with filmmaker tatia inspired by her own kissing pic with her cinematographer husband Andre. Kissing over the last nine years from all over the world, from there came the idea there's something so sweet about it. Reporter: Was there a message you were going for with this video? I think it's human connection is such a special thing in life. Reporter: "First kiss" a collaboration between pilevea and the clothing brand ren. Some were disappointed when they realized a hand full of those kissers were actually actors, musicians and models. People started to say they felt duped. Since you're an actress, you have done this before. Those are my friends or friends of friends. A lot of people when they first watched it didn't know there was a collaboration between a brand and a filmmaker. Now that they do, the momentum has shifted back to the positive. Reporter: All of this magic made on a shoestring budget of only $1300. Are you having a lot of interest for future work? People are asking me what is it that I want to do next and my professional goal is to change because I've studied film and made my first feature "Forever" and looking forward to making more films. And this is something where technology blew the video up but she was honing in on the fact that there really is human connection left and it's really more about -- Even if they haven't met at all before, the first time they've seen each other. There's a lot of awkward they couldn't capture in the video where people are like do you want to go in or should we warm up? Like everyone love the first kiss but it's because you're attracted to the person and you're just even thinking about it but just to meet somebody and go in. Go straight for vulnerable which is what they're trying to capture. She captured something? Yeah. At that time gentleman's new film "Forever" on on Yahoo!

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