San Diego County CA— San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, is the proud presenting sponsor of the Media Arts Center San Diego’s Innovative Video in Education (iVIE) Student Film Awards and Film Festival. The 17th annual awards program honors elementary, middle and high school students for their original video work. It is the ninth consecutive year that SDCCU is the presenting sponsor.
“SDCCU is proud to sponsor the Innovative in Education Student Film Awards and Film Festival and support the encouragement of creativity and innovation among today’s students. SDCCU is leading the way in delivering breakthrough banking products and financial services. We know first-hand the power of creative genius and the need to encourage, embrace and reward it in future generations,” said SDCCU President and CEO Teresa Halleck Campbell.
The festival and awards will take place May 19 at the Lincoln High School Performing Arts Center at Lincoln High School, located 4777 Imperial Ave. in San Diego. The Elementary School Show begins at 11:30 a.m., the Middle School Show is at 1:40 p.m. and the High School Show is at 3:40 p.m.
The event is expected to draw more than 1,200 students, parents, teachers and supporters. SDCCU will provide a $500 prize to the Grand Recognition winner in each age group. Select videos will air on ITV/Channel 16 in San Diego County.
The main purpose of iVIE is to encourage students to utilize video production as a project-based learning tool. Since 2001, iVIE has grown into a major video competition with hundreds of video submissions each year that are judged by media professionals and educators. Entries are submitted in a variety of categories ranging from math, science and language arts to documentary and public service announcements. Categories include all grade levels (elementary to high school) and in every curriculum area, from math to broadcast journalism. For tickets, complete schedule and more information, visit ivieawards.org.
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