Archive for July, 2012

Texas teen wins top prize at 2012 NO BULL Teen Video Awards for his anti-bullying film.

Friday, July 27th, 2012

San Francisco (PRBuzz) July 27, 2012 — The Great American NO BULL Challenge is pleased to announce the winner of the first, annual NO BULL Teen Video Awards, an event that celebrates the nation’s teens who stand up and a make a difference. Robert “Austin” Barker took first prize for his anti-bullying short film, “The Formula: A High School Thesis”. Barker attends Copperas Cove High School in Copperas Cove, Texas. Accepting his award, Barker said, “It’s a real rush, coming together to talk about the painful issue with all of the other teens from around the country. With NO BULL, we’ve been able to create a unified community to help parents, teachers, our principles and other kids on how to deal with this difficult issue. Thank you so much NO BULL, it’s an amazing program and opportunity that allowed us to honestly portray what bullying has evolved to become.”

Barker is among thousands of teenagers who wrote and directed hundreds of anti-bullying films during the 3-month competition. He wins a $10,000 production deal, a $5,000 college scholarship and his film will now be entered at the Sundance Film Festival. Other top vote getters are taking home, laptops, GoPro video cameras donated by GoPro and other prizes.

View the eight NO BULL Teen Video Award winners here:
http://nobull.votigo.com/contests/browseallentries/all/all/all/vote_count_desc/1/all/0/?topentries=winner

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Sean Kingston and New Boyz to perform at 2012 NO BULL Teen Video Awards, July 21st in San Francisco

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

San Francisco (PRBuzz) July 10, 2012 — The Great American NO BULL Challenge is pleased to announce the star-studded line up for the first, annual NO BULL Teen Video Awards, which promotes social media responsibility for youth using the power of music and filmmaking. Hip-Hop and R & B sensation Sean Kingston will headline the event, which takes place at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, July 21st. New Boyz, Jenny and Ashley, and The League are also scheduled to perform. Celebrities, music lovers, top teen filmmakers, educators, youth and industry leaders will gather to celebrate America’s teens for standing up and making a difference.

The awards ceremony is the culmination of a 3-month national video contest, in which thousands of teens from around the country wrote and directed hundreds of anti-bullying films. 15 nominees are competing for the top Stand Up Awards, scholarships, lap-tops and GoPro video cameras and a $10,000 production deal, among other exciting prizes. View the nominated films here.

Harvey Weinsten, Co-Chairman of The Weinstein Company, which released the critically acclaimed film, “BULLY”, is the recipient of The Stand Up Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will be accepted on Weinstein’s behalf by Lee Hirsch, writer and director of “BULLY”, and by 15-year-old Alex Libby, one of the bullied kids profiled in the film.

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Fanlala Partners with The Great American NO BULL Challenge to put on the NO BULL Teen Video Awards to Bring Awareness to Cyberbullying

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Fanlala and The Great American NO BULL Challenge take on Cyberbullying by hosting the NO BULL Teen Video Awards featuring Musical Acts Sean Kingston and New Boyz

Santa Monica/Walnut Creek, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2012

Fanlala, the social entertainment and lifestyle destination for teens and tweens, has teamed up with The Great American NO BULL Challenge to put on the 2012 NO BULL Teen Video Awards Red Carpet Show. The NO BULL Challenge is the first, student-led National Video Contest that brings awareness to the issue of cyberbullying in America and the Teen Video awards. The Teen Video Awards is a celebration of the 15 NO BULL Challenge nominees as well as the announcement of the 8 final NO BULL winners.

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