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PRIMARY STUDENTS TO HELP CHOOSE
MY HERO PROJECTíS 2016 KIDSí CHOICE AWARD


CONTACT: Wendy Milette For Immediate Release
Director of Media
media@myheroproject.org
949-376-5964

PRIMARY STUDENTS TO HELP CHOOSE MY HERO PROJECTíS 2016 KIDSí CHOICE AWARD

SANTA MONICA, CA Ė 10/18/16 Ė The MY HERO Project is inviting elementary school students to help choose the winner of The MY HERO International Film Festivalís Kidsí Choice Award. A special ballot, suitable for kindergarten through 6th grade students, allows teachers to screen uplifting, hero-themed films in their classrooms and to give their students a voice in the voting process.

Voting begins Oct. 10th and continues through Nov. 10th

For more information about using the Peopleís Choice ballot in your classroom, we suggest MY HEROís Teacherís Guide to the Peopleís Choice Award Ballot. (http://myhero.com/images/admin/PEOPLESCHOICE_TEACHERS_GUIDE_3.pdf)

The Kidís Choice Award winner will be announced at the festivalís Awards Ceremony on November 19, 2016, at the Herb Alpert Educational Village in Santa Monica, CA. For more information, and to RSVP, visit www.myhero.com/rsvp

Let all voices be heard! Below, is a look at this yearís nominees, followed by a link to the Kidsí Choice ballot. Students are asked to watch all the films and vote for only one. 

Kids Choice Finalists 2016

The Present (4 minutes)
An Animation by Jacob Frey

Loki Lego Launcher (7 minutes)
A Documentary by Winston Yeung
Featuring Kimberly & Rebecca

Save Tomorrow (7 minutes) 
A Documentary by Lynne Cherry
Featuring Alice, Lily & Mari

Stand Up (2 minutes)
A Music Video by P.M. Eaton
Featuring Girard College Lower School College


MY HERO invites people of all ages to share their work (myhero.com/participate) on MY HEROís award winning website www.myhero.com. MY HERO hosts the worldís largest archive of hero themed stories, short films, music and art by students and others. MY HERO is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to share stories of people who are working to create positive change in the world. Winning films become part of MY HEROís archives and are used as an educational resource. You can view some winning films from previous years at www.myhero.com/winners.

For more information, please email Festival Director Wendy Milette at media@myheroproject.org. 



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