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2015 Film Festival Winners
<p><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/winners2015.jpg" /></p> <div align="center"><br /> <table border="0" width="100%" cellpadding="8"> <tbody> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Best of Fest</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=futureofourspecies&amp;res=high" target="_blank"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/futureofourspecies_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /></a><br /><span class="filmsubtitle">Best of Fest</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015seal.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">The Future of Our Species</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Produced by The Moxie Institute/Dir. Tiffany Shlain</span><br /><br /> <span class="filmcaption">This fall marks the release of 'Leonardo's Brain,' the book that Director Tiffany Shlain's father and best-selling author, Leonard Shlain, finished days before he passed away. Tiffany builds off her father's ideas to explore the future of our species.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=futureofourspecies&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellpadding="8"> <tbody> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Ron Kovic Peace Prize</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=defyingdeathsouthsudan&amp;res=high" target="_blank"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/defyingdeathsouthsudan_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /></a></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/kovic2013.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Defying Death in South Sudan</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Produced by Francis Mead</span><br /><br /> <span class="filmcaption">Defying death in South Sudan. Featuring Humanitarian Hero Award Winner Ken Payumo.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=defyingdeathsouthsudan&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span> <div align="right"> <table border="1" width="390" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="bottom"><span class="heroAward">Ken Payumo - Humanitarian Award</span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellpadding="8"> <tbody> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Dan Eldon Activist Award</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=framebyframe&amp;res=high" target="_blank"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/framebyframe_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /></a></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/eldonseal.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Frame by Frame [Trailer]</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Produced by Mo Scarpelli, Alexandria Bombach</span><br /><br /> <span class="filmcaption">After decades of war and an oppressive Taliban regime, four Afghan photojournalists face the realities of building a free press in a country left to stand on its own -- reframing Afghanistan for the world and for themselves. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=framebyframe&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellpadding="8"> <tbody> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Global Educator Award</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=eringruwell&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/Screen%20Shot%202015-04-27%20at%201.20.40%20PM.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Freedom Writers: Stories From an Undeclared War [Trailer]</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Freedom Writers Foundation</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">2015 Global Educator Award Winner <!-- Inspired by their teacher, Erin Gruwell, and the writings of Anne Frank, the students discover a new way to express themselves. --></span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=eringruwell&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">MY HERO Media Award</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=mediaaward15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/Screen%20Shot%202015-11-23%20at%209.00.07%20AM.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Vulcan Productions</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Paul Allen - Vulcan / Louie Psihoyos - Director of Racing Exctinction</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Vulcan Productions initiates, develops and supports projects of substance and enduring significance. We believe in the power of stories to change minds and ignite action. Through our collaborative partnerships, Vulcan Productions tells powerful stories that help audiences understand the world around them, respond to challenges, and bring about lasting change.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=mediaaward15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span> <div align="right"> <table border="1" width="390" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="bottom"><span class="heroAward">PAUL ALLEN</span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Environmental Hero Award</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=onewomanroadblock&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/onewomanroadblock_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">One Woman Roadblock</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Mill Valley Film Group</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">A former tribal chief, Marilyn Baptiste led her native community in defeating proposed gold and copper mines that would have destroyed Fish Lake&mdash;a source of spiritual identity and livelihood for her people. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=onewomanroadblock&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span> <div align="right"> <table border="1" width="390" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="bottom"><span class="heroAward">Marilyn Baptiste</span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Immersive Storytelling Award</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=projectsyria&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/Screen%20Shot%202015-11-12%20at%209.24.03%20PM.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Project Syria: An immersive Journalism Experience</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Nonny de la Pe&ntilde;a</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Nearly one half of Syria&rsquo;s 23 million people have been displaced in its civil war and no group has been as severely affected as children. Children make up more than half of the three million refugees living in camps or makeshift housing and some news reports indicate that children are actually being specifically targeted in the violence.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=projectsyria&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Emerging Artist</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=emergingartist&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/Screen%20Shot%202015-11-23%20at%201.43.08%20PM.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Kayla Briet - SIZZLE</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Kayla Bri&euml;t</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Kayla is a multi-talented young artist who creates and shares inspirational soul-quenching media.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=emergingartist&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span> <div align="right"> <table border="1" width="390" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="bottom"><span class="heroAward">Kayla Bri&euml;t</span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Media Arts Educator Award</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=mediaartseducator&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/Screen%20Shot%202015-11-24%20at%204.51.48%20PM.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Teen Press - Featuring John Seigel Boettner</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Produced by: Pamela Tanner-Boll / Directed by: T.C. Johnstone</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">&ldquo;Teen Press&rdquo; is a short documentary about one semester of the Santa Barbara Middle School Teen Press program.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=mediaartseducator&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span> <div align="right"> <table border="1" width="390" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="bottom"><span class="heroAward">John Seigel Boettner</span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Peoples Choice</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=youngstorytellers-&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/Screen%20Shot%202015-11-12%20at%206.59.36%20PM.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Young Storytellers -</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Prod. Nanuq Originals/ Dir. Jill Jones, Brent Yontz</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Our mission is simple: we inspire young people to discover the power of their voice. Using one-on-one mentorship, low-income students learn how to write original stories and see them brought to life on stage and film. As a result, young people learn that their voice matters. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=youngstorytellers-&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">STUDENT HONOREE</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=2015studenthonoree&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/Screen%20Shot%202015-11-23%20at%202.09.32%20PM.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">DEAR AMERICA - student honoree</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Gabrielle Gorman</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">An exploration of what it means to be a Black American.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=2015studenthonoree&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span> <div align="right"> <table border="1" width="390" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="bottom"><span class="heroAward">Gabrielle Gorman</span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Sylvia Earle Ocean Conservation Award</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=changeopportunity&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/changeopportunity%20copy.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">With Change Comes Opportunity</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Bluebottle Films - James Sherwood, Danielle Ryan</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Rob Pennicott was disappointed the day his local fishing spot was turned into a marine park. Today, Rob says his fishing tourism business, Pennicott Wilderness Journeys, is reliant not just on good fisheries management, but on the longevity of marine park areas in Tasmania. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=changeopportunity&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Professional Portraits of Individuals</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=thousandyearjourney&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/thousandyearjourney_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">The Thousand Year Journey</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - RYOT FILMS / Kenny Laubbacher</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Jedidiah quit a job that he loved to ride his bicycle from Oregon to the southern tip of South America. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=thousandyearjourney&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=magho15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/Magho15_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Magho</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Christen Brandt / Directed by: Kate Lord, Christen Brandt</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Eighteen-year-old Maheshwari comes from a family of quarry workers in rural India, none of whom completed schooling past the eighth grade. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=magho15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=focused15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/focused15_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Focused</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Christen Brandt / Directed by: Kate Lord, Christen Brandt</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Have you ever woken up with a business idea that you just knew would change everything? Fatou has.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=focused15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=gordonchanghistory&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/gordonchang_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Gordon Chang Ph.D, CHSA GALA 2014 Honoree</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Rick Quan</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Gordon Chang speaks about appreciating Chinese culture &amp; art at a young age, anti-war activism during the Vietnam War era, his educational background, and the Chinese Railroad Workers Project in Stanford. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=gordonchanghistory&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Professional Portraits of Organizations</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=youngstorytellers&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/Screen%20Shot%202015-10-10%20at%209.01.31%20PM.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">YOUNG STORYTELLERS</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Prod. Nanuq Originals/ Dir. Jill Jones, Brent Yontz</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Our mission is simple: we inspire young people to discover the power of their voice. Using one-on-one mentorship, low-income students learn how to write original stories and see them brought to life on stage and film. As a result, young people learn that their voice matters. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=youngstorytellers&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=semillanueva&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/semillanueva_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Semilla Neuva</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Rob Holmes</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Semilla Nueva is a sustainable agriculture development organization that fosters environmental and social stewardship in the rural farming communities of Guatemala. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=semillanueva&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=pmmccalltoaction&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/pmmccalltoaction_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Pacific Marine Mammal Center Call to Action</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Produced by: Amy Sabreen / Directed by: Amy Sabreen</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Pacific Marine Mammal Center's Call to Action in Response to the Unusual Mortality Event Affecting Seals and Sea Lions in California. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=pmmccalltoaction&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Trailer</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=havanacurveball&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/havanacurveball_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Havana Curveball [Trailer]</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Dir. Marcia Jarmel, Ken Schneider Exec. Prod. Marc Smolowitz</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Mica is a classic teen. Enthusiastic. Idealistic. Dreaming baseball. At 13, he is studying of his Bar Mitzvah, the Jewish coming of age ritual.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=havanacurveball&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=smokethattravels&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/smokethattravels_sm.jpeg" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Smoke That Travels [Trailer]</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Kayla Bri&euml;t</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">What happens when a story is forgotten? I'm making a film about my dad, Gary Wiski-ge-amatyuk, my family, and what it means to be Native American today. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=smokethattravels&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=adelanteconelsol&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/adelanteconelsol_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Adelante Con El Sol: The Solar Women Of Totogalpa [Trailer]</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Calm Dog Productions / Directed by: Jenna Morse &amp; Lee Fritz</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">A women's group in rural Nicaragua empowers themselves and their community using Solar Energy</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=adelanteconelsol&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Environmental</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=motherofallrivers&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/motherofallrivers_sm.jpg" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Mother of All Rivers</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Produced and Directed by Will Parrinello</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Berta C&aacute;ceres rallied her indigenous Lenca people to wage a grassroots protest that successfully pressured the government of Honduras and the world's largest dam builder to withdraw from building the Agua Zarca Dam. Sadly she was murdered in March of 2016. Her legacy lives on and we will not forget this brave hero.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=motherofallrivers&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=theedge15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/theedge15_SM.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">The Edge</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Carlos Toro</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Sharks have fascinated both Joe Romeiro and Bill Fisher since childhood. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=theedge15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=mbalite15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/mbalite_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Mbalite</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Dir. mortalla byfall</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Stephen Senghor is a young entrepreneur looks for innovative ways to reduce trash and create innovative solutions to environmental issues.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=mbalite15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=tinau15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/tinau15_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Tinau (My Mother)</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Victoria Burns</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Scientists predict that Kiribati - a remote Island Republic in the Central Pacific - could be lost to rising sea levels in the next 50 years.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=tinau15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Humanitarian</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=trinity15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/trinity15_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Trinity</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Ray Zablocki</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Trinity is a short documentary film about a struggling Ugandan primary school located in the center of a suburban Kampala slum. The school educated more than 1,000 kids - most of whom can't pay - but the school's enigmatic, passionate founder Romans cannot bear to turn them away. It's a story of hope in the face of extreme poverty, and about creating a home for those who have nothing else. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=trinity15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span> <div align="right"> <table border="1" width="390" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="bottom"><span class="heroAward">Romans</span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=lastresident&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/lastresident_SM.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">The Last Resident</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Catherine Cartwright &amp; Josh Gaunt</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">The last resident in the final days at a women's refuge, closing after 38 years. This is her testimony, spoken with poignancy, honesty and humour.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=lastresident&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=86402haiti&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/86402haiti_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle"> 86,402 seconds in Haiti | IMPACT </span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Produced by Mallory Brown &amp; CrowdRise / Directed by: Mallory Brown, Ryan Doyle</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">One day to help a family in Haiti. Every seconds counts.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=86402haiti&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=emptystreetshoms&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/emptystreetshoms_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">A Diary From Syria - Walking The Empty Streets of Homs</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Produced and Directed by the World Food Programme</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">A Diary From Syria - Walking The Empty Streets of Homs</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=emptystreetshoms&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Human Rights</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=kenpayumo&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/Screen%20Shot%202015-11-09%20at%206.05.48%20PM.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Defying Death in S. Sudan</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Francis Mead</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Defying death in South Sudan. Featuring Humanitarian Hero Award Winner Ken Payumo. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=kenpayumo&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span> <div align="right"> <table border="1" width="390" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="bottom"><span class="heroAward">Ken Payumo</span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=downstream15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/downstream15_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Down The Stream </span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Directed by: Chi Mai </span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Not much of a glimmer of hope. No happy ending to follow. Life goes on. The river flows on.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=downstream15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=tokillasparrow&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/tokillasparrow_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">To Kill a Sparrow [Trailer]</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Zohreh Soleimani, Stephanie Mechura and Sharon Tiller / Directed by: Zohreh Soleimani</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">In Afghanistan, there are hundreds of young women imprisoned for so-called moral crimes: running away from forced marriages, domestic violence or simply falling in love and marrying against a father's wishes.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=tokillasparrow&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Indy Features in Development</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=donutdolliestrailer&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/donutdolliestrailer_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">The Donut Dollies [Trailer]</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Norm Anderson</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">The untold story of the American women who volunteered to go to Vietnam on an impossible mission: help the troops forget about the war.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=donutdolliestrailer&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span> <div align="right"> <table border="1" width="390" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="bottom"><span class="heroAward">Dorset Anderson, Mary Blanchard</span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=manybonesoneheart&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/manybonesoneheart_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Many Bones, One Heart [Trailer]</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Leslie Ann Epperson</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">This trailer previews the documentary Many Bones, One Heart, a film that marks a passage from loss to celebration: a course etched by artistic expression and the flowering of a cultural tradition, the All Souls Procession.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=manybonesoneheart&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=battleofthereef&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/battleofthereef%20copy.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Battle of the Reef</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Silky Fox Productions / Directed by: Silke de Vos</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Rehabilitating and sustaining the coral reefs in the Philippines</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=battleofthereef&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Animation Pro</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=knockonmydoor15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/knockonmydoor15_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">A Knock on My Door</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - David Chai</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Escaping a life of sadness and adversity, a young Korean boy moves to America and learns that even though life is full of hard knocks, the time does come when it's safe to answer the door. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=knockonmydoor15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=thebox15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/thebox15_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">The Box: Teens in Solitary Confinement in U.S. Jails, Prisons and Juvenile Halls</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Michael Schiller</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">This animation tells the story of Ismael "Izzy" Nazario and the time he spent in solitary confinement in New York City's Rikers Island jail. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=thebox15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=alwaysafamily&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/alwaysafamily_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Always a Family</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - StoryCorps / Directed by: The Rauch Brothers</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">On September 11th, 2001, Michael Trinidad called Monique Ferrer from the 103rd floor of the World Trade Center's North Tower to say one last goodbye. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=alwaysafamily&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=motherhoodanimation&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/motherhoodanimation_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">MẸ (Mother)</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Jackie Khanh Doan</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">The project speaks of the subject of motherhood. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=motherhoodanimation&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Music Video</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=alchemy15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/alchemy_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Alchemy</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Produced by: Bheja fry Rec. / Directed by: Team Ekabhuya</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">'Alchemy' is a music video about modern day India. The lives of a billion people.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=alchemy15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=partyline&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/partyline_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Party Line</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Alan Magee</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">The satirical film Party Line, 2014, addresses the universally-recognized fact of governmental surveillance. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=partyline&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=memorialtolight&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/memorialtolight_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">9/11 Memorial: To Light</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Carolyn Downie</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">'To Light' is a piece made for the opening of the new 9/11 Memorial in NYC. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=memorialtolight&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">For a young audience</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=tomorrow15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/tomorrow15_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Tomorrow</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Prod. Jennelle Jordan/Dir. Michael Jordan</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">A music video about a young girl leading her friends to freedom in a dystopian world.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=tomorrow15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=lifewegot&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/lifewegot_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Life We Got</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Directed by Carol Anne McGuire and the ROW Team</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">A global collaboration to promote living in a positive way.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=lifewegot&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=freetobeme&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/freetobeme_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Free to Be Me</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Ove Pictures / Directed by: Michaela Copikova &amp; Veronika Obertova</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Listen trees and follow raccoons! Music video for the song </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=freetobeme&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Experimental</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=balud15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/balud15_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Balud</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Panx Solajes</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">This short experimental film is a response to Typhoon Yolanda (International name: Haiyan), which swallowed my hometown Tacloban city last November, 2013. This film dedicated to family, friends and fellowmen who were lost on its wake, and to those who are still fighting for survival and for new beginnings.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=balud15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=photographschangeworld&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/photographschangeworld_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Photographs that Changed the World</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Don Giwantha</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Photographs do more than document history&ndash;they make it. This video shows some of the most iconic, and talked about photos from around the world. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=photographschangeworld&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=desire15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/desire_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">(desire)</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Alex Zou</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">A girl struggles with an eating disorder and her desire for control. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=desire15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=savethearctic&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/Screen Shot 2015-05-29 at 3.06.27 PM.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">A Song of Oil, Ice and Fire</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Greenpeace</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Right now, Shell is preparing to drill in the Arctic for the first time. If we don&rsquo;t stop them, it could be the beginning of the end for everything we hold dear --</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=savethearctic&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Documentary</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=marriagetoremember&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/marriagetoremember_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">A Marriage to Remember</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Banker White &amp; Anna Fitch</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">In this documentary short filmmaker Banker White explores how Alzheimer's disease has revealed the strength of his parents' marriage.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=marriagetoremember&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=equalplayingfield&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/equalplayingfield_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">An Equal Playing Field</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Produced by: Take Part/Erit Yellen / Directed by: Rebekkah Ferguson Gwen Oxenham</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">US forward Christen Press is living her dreams and inspiring a new generation of soccer players in the Women&rsquo;s World Cup. But like many of the game&rsquo;s greatest female players, she&rsquo;s faced a circuitous road to success and a sustainable career in the sport she loves.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=equalplayingfield&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=blackhmonglaochai&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/blackhmonglaochai_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">The Black H'mong of Lao Chai Village</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Kyle Sandilands</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">A look inside one H'mong community's relationship with tourism in Northern Vietnam. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=blackhmonglaochai&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=halfcenturylove&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/halfcenturylove_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Half-century of Love Drives Couple's Pride</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Sam Wolson </span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Donald Bird and David Young have married each other three times</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=halfcenturylove&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=islejeancharles&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/jean charles copy.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Isle de Jean Charles</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">This short film offers a portrait of the Isle de Jean Charles, a tiny island deep in the bayou&rsquo;s of Southern Louisiana. The film explores the changes taking place on the island through the lives of two residents whose families are facing a future where rising seas, coastal erosion and storms are threatening to wash their home away. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=islejeancharles&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Series</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=casefordreaming&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/casefordreaming_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">A Case for Dreaming</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - The Moxie Institute/Dir. Tiffany Shlain</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">This short 6 min film explores the creative and emotional importance of&hellip;.letting our brains do nothing.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=casefordreaming&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=punkrockdiplomacy&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/punkrockdiplomacy_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Punk Rock Diplomacy</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - The Moxie Institute/Dir. Tiffany Shlain</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Starting with a hilarious story about Director Tiffany Shlain when she was 18 and out of her element, this short film explores her recent journeys as a filmmaker with the US State Department and how everyone can participate in what she calls 'Punk Rock Diplomacy.'</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=punkrockdiplomacy&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=photosynthesissocialmedia&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/photosynthesissocialmedia_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Photosynthesis of Social media</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - The Moxie Institute/Dir. Tiffany Shlain</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">They say the 5 people you hang around with most shape who you are.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=photosynthesissocialmedia&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Womens Rights</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=forcedmarriageegypt&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/howiescapedforcedmarriage_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">How I escaped forced marriage in Egypt</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Produced by: Irshad Manji / Directed by: Adam Grannick</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">New Yorker Nashwa el-Sayed was abducted to Egypt, raised in an abusive household, and forced into an impending marriage. But she insisted that life had more to offer.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=forcedmarriageegypt&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=femmeaufone&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/femmeaufone_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Femme au Fone</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - WorldCom Foundation and LolaMora Producciones / Directed by: Ramon Sanchez Orense</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">This is the story of innovative program between the female journalists in the province of South Kivu in DRC</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=femmeaufone&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span> <div align="right"> <table border="1" width="390" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="bottom">&nbsp;</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=littlethingplanttree&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/littlethingplanttree_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">My Little Thing is To Plant A Tree</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Produced by UNESCO-Sasha Rubel / Directed by: Edouard Joubeaud</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Sheila, a female student living in Dar es Saalam, Tanzania, learns in her computer lab about Wangari Maathai, the famous female Kenyan environmental activist. This lesson will build her trust in her future</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=littlethingplanttree&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=strawhat&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/strawhat_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Straw Hat</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Christina Daniels &amp; Andrea Cornwall / Directed by: Christina Daniels</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Straw hat is a civil society organization dedicated to the fight for rural women's rights.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=strawhat&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Unsung Heroes</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=nepal15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/nepal15_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Nepal Heroes</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Aaditi Dutt</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">After the Nepal Earthquake individuals from over 60 countries joined hands to help Nepal with relief and rescue operations. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=nepal15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=mariesdictionary&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/mariesdictionary_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Marie's Dictionary</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">This short documentary tells the story of Marie Wilcox, the last fluent speaker of the Wukchumni language and the dictionary she created in an effort to keep her language alive. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=mariesdictionary&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=jimcotter&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/jimcotter_sm.jpeg" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Jim Cotter: An Appalachian Renaissance</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - By Nancy Jennings, William Jennings, and Kent Meloy </span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">A local resident wants to give back to his community and quietly starts a renaissance of beauty and strength with a paint brush and a little elbow grease.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=jimcotter&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=mrsantamonica&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/mrsantamonica_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Mr. Santa Monica</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - by Mark Lawson Shepard</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">A story of Nat Trives, philanthropist and former mayor of Santa Monica.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=mrsantamonica&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span> <div align="right"> <table border="1" width="390" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="bottom"><span class="heroAward">Nat Trives</span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Overcoming Obstacles</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=cristian15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/cristian15_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">CRISTIAN</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Prod. Marina Hecker / Dir.Filipe Zapelini, Douglas Bernardt, Lucas Oliveira</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Cristian is a Paralympic champion from Chile who lost his sight at the age of 12. This short documentary is a tribute to his person and his legacy. The combination of strength, will and sensitivity.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=cristian15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span> <div align="right"> <table border="1" width="390" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="bottom"><span class="heroAward">CRISTIAN</span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=wayupwaydown&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/wayupwaydown_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Way Up, Way Down (AKA Sam I Am)</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Produced by: Jay Farnie &amp; Nader Ibrahim / Directed by: Jay Farnie &amp; Nader Ibrahim</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Delve into the mind of a musician with bipolar disorder. This documentary conveys both sides of Sam's experience.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=wayupwaydown&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=jules15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/jules15_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Jules: A Documentary</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Prod. Nick Zerlentes/Dir. Jules Dameron</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Jules Dameron is an award-winning director of feature films, shorts, and music videos who happens to be deaf. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=jules15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=wearedeaf15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/wearedeaf15_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">We Are Deaf</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - by Joel Barish</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">The Deaf community is made up of extremely diverse people. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=wearedeaf15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span> <div align="right"> <table border="1" width="390" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="bottom"><span class="heroAward">Joel Barrish</span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Narrative Pro</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=momentos15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/momentos15_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Momentos</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Nuno Rocha</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">An homeless man sleeps in front of an empty store when suddenly a vehicle stops and two men start to carry cases inside. Meanwhile the man tries to understand what is going on. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=momentos15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=passengers15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/passengers_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Passengers</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Dir. Dickie Hearts</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">A romantic comedy about a charming, surprising young driver who gets pleasantly surprised by his last fare of the day. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=passengers15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=copperwire&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/copperwire_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Copper Wire</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Hasan Najmabadi</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">A young boy salvages copper wire in order to earn money for something he covets, despite the difficulties and obstacles.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=copperwire&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Strides in Education</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=teenpresstrailer&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/teenpresstrailer_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Teen Press [Trailer]</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Produced by: Pamela Tanner-Boll / Directed by: T.C. Johnstone</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">&ldquo;Teen Press&rdquo; is a short documentary about one semester of the Santa Barbara Middle School Teen Press program. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=teenpresstrailer&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span> <div align="right"> <table border="1" width="390" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="bottom"><span class="heroAward">Santa Barbara Middle School Teen Press</span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=eccd&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/eccd_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle"> Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD+)</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Plan Rwanda / Directed by: Ramon Sanchez Orense</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Uniting communities around the needs of the child</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=eccd&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=openeducationmatters&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/openeducationmatters_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Why Open Education Matters</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Produced and Directed by Adrian Burger</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Open Education can change the world! </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=openeducationmatters&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Strides in Science</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=thecontenders15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/thecontenders15_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">The Contenders</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - by Lucy Walker &amp; Joseph Peeler</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Using the online puzzle game Fold It, scientists are enlisting video gamers to solve real- world problems.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=thecontenders15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=lowcostprosthetics&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/lowcostprosthetics_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Providing Mobility Through Low-Cost Prosthetics</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Ford Go Further</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Mobility Mission is a local, nonprofit organization providing prosthetic care to hundreds of amputees worldwide that otherwise could not afford this needed service. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=lowcostprosthetics&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=super_supercapacitor&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/supersupercapacitor_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">The Super Supercapacitor</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - David Paul Meyer, Laura Lee / Directed by: Brian Golden Davis</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Ric Kaner set out to find a new way to make graphene, the thinnest and strongest material on earth. What he found was a new way to power the world.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=super_supercapacitor&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=billsbounty&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/billsbounty copy.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Bill's Bounty</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - James Sherwood, Danielle Ryan</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Fisherman Bill Sawynok was ahead of his time back in the 1990s when he brought the fun of recreational fishing and science together.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=billsbounty&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Informational Animation</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=powerofempathy&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/powerofempathy_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">The Power of Empathy</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Katy Davis</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">The audio of this RSA short is of Dr Bren&eacute; Brown who spoke at the RSA on The Power of Vulnerability</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=powerofempathy&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=worldslargestlesson&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/worldslargestlesson_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">The World's Largest Lesson </span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Produced by: Helen Argo / Directed by: Sarah Cox</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Everyone must work together to achieve the 17 Global Goals for sustainable development. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=worldslargestlesson&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=adaptablemind&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/AdaptableMind_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">The Adaptable Mind</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Produced by: Sawyer Steele / Directed by: Tiffany Shlain</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">The Adaptable Mind (11 mins) explores the skills we need to flourish in the 21st Century.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=adaptablemind&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=blameanimation&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/blameanimation_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Blame</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Katy Davis</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">The audio of this RSA short is of Dr Bren&eacute; Brown who spoke at the RSA on The Power of Vulnerability</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=blameanimation&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Artist Heroes</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=xst15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/xst15_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">XST</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Produced &amp; Directed by Morgan Maassen</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">This is a portrait of Shawn Theodore, a street photographer in Philadelphia. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=xst15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=freeart4u&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/freeart4u_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Free Art 4U</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Dir. Nicole Powell</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">One of Atlanta's hidden treasures can be found through the Free Art community. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=freeart4u&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=artforchange15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/artforchange_sm.jpg" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Art for Change</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Produced and Directed by Will Parrinello</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Facing heavy government scrutiny, Myint Zaw, an accomplished photojournalist, launched a series of art exhibits that influenced the government to stop construction of the Chinese backed Myitsone Dam on Myanmar's treasured Irrawaddy River.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=artforchange15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=framebyframe&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/framebyframe_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Frame by Frame [Trailer]</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Mo Scarpelli, Alexandria Bombach</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">After decades of war and an oppressive Taliban regime, four Afghan photojournalists face the realities of building a free press in a country left to stand on its own -- reframing Afghanistan for the world and for themselves. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=framebyframe&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Individuality</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=reinventionofnormal&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/reinventionofnormal_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">The Reinvention of Normal</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Liam Saint-Pierre</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">"Go straight off the wall" said his dad and Dominic does just that. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=reinventionofnormal&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=saturdaynightbingo&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/saturdaynightbingo_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Saturday Night Bingo with Miss Rosie</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Produced and Directed by Lena Nozizwe</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">The tender true tale about a Saturday Night Bingo game in Hollywood, California called by Miss Rosie.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=saturdaynightbingo&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=hans15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/hans15_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Hans</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Harris Cohen</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Despite the disruption of his childhood Hans grew up with a sunny disposition and an easy charm. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=hans15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Excerpt</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=free15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/free15_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">F R E E [Excerpt]</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Suzanne LaFetra, David Collier</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">F R E E follows a group of Oakland teens on their journey of personal liberation, while working toward a collaborative performance at Destiny Arts Center, an organization devoted to youth empowerment through dance, theater, and martial arts. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=free15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=hookedondiving&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/hookedondiving copy.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Hooked on Diving</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - James Sherwood, Danielle Ryan</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Nigel Hayward never thought of the impact he had on the ocean as a fisherman until the day he went diving. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=hookedondiving&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=saltyoasis&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/warroora copy.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Warroora's Salty Oasis</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - James Sherwood, Danielle Ryan</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Pastoralist Leonie McLeod hopes to keep her property, which borders Ningaloo Marine Park, a pristine paradise for the world to see. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=saltyoasis&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">PSA</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=lovehasnolabels&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/lovehasnolabels_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Love Has No Labels</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Prod. The Ad Council / Dir. R/GA</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">The Love Has No Labels campaign challenges us to open our eyes to our bias and prejudice and work to stop it in ourselves, others and institutions.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=lovehasnolabels&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=youknowme15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/youknowme15_sm.jpeg" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">You Know Me</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Produced and Directed by Raj Yagnik</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">There are 15 million children out of school in the Middle East and in North Africa. In this film some of them explain why.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=youknowme15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span> <div align="right"> <table border="1" width="390" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="bottom"><span class="heroAward">UNICEF</span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=vetsforpeaceuk&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/vetsforpeaceuk_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Veterans for Peace UK</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Prod. Ben Griffin Dir. Andrew Davies</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Veterans For Peace UK is an ex-services organisation of men and women who have served in every war that Britain has fought since WW2. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=vetsforpeaceuk&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">College Narrative</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=lightofthenight&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/lightofthenight_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Light of the Night</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Prod. Elijah Steenhoek / Dir. Danny Ramirez</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">In the darkness of WWII, one woman takes on the entire Holocaust movement-- and wins 2,500 times.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=lightofthenight&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=punulla&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/punulla_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Punulla</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Rodrigo Arias</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Albertina, a fourteen year old, lives in a shanty town. Her mother is a maid for a wealthy family, she can't go to work that day. Albertina knows they are short on money, so she skips school and goes to work instead of her mother with out her knowing. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=punulla&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=relativepersuasion&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/relativepersuasion_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Relative Persuasion</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Megan Baer, Hannah Lawrence / Directed by: Brandon Baer</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">A grandmother attempts to run away when her family sits her down and insists she move into an aging home.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=relativepersuasion&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">College Documentary</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=sigoadelante&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/sigoadelante_sm.jpeg" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Sigo Adelante</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Prod. Chrisann Hessing / Dir. Kaila Taylor</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Silvia is a hard-working, single mother who has faced hardships throughout her life in Ecuador.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=sigoadelante&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span> <div align="right"> <table border="1" width="390" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="bottom"><span class="heroAward">Sylvia Margarita</span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=LAcallsprayer&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/LAcallsprayer_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Los Angeles Calls to Prayer</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Produced by: Selena Scott / Directed by: Omer Bayrakdar</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">This film will be about a group women who tries to change the second-class status in their society and founding of the Women's Mosque.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=LAcallsprayer&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=secondcycles&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/secondcycle_sm.jpeg" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Second Cycles</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Prod. Rachel C. Doe / Dir. Gwendolyn Hamilton</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">With a passion for bicycles, Baker Nicholaou - the director and co-founder of Bicicmaximo - traveled from the United States to Nicaragua to open up a business in hopes of providing better quality bikes while training locals as bike mechanics in order to provide sustainable jobs for people in need.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=secondcycles&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=thisismyplace&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/thisismyplace_sm.jpeg" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">This is My Place</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Prod. Sahar Safavi / Dir. Zach Mather</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">"This Is My Place" follows Armando who, in addition to growing up in the forest, works with FCT as a bear research technician- trekking for hours in the forest to set up and check cameras to document the status of the bear in the forest.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=thisismyplace&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Student/Mentor Music Video</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=takelookatyourself&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/takelookatyourself15_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Take a Look at Yourself</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Produced by: BAYCAT / Directed by: Bechy Choi</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">In this music video, BAYCAT youth media producers take a deeper look at the mainstream media and it&rsquo;s flaws.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=takelookatyourself&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span> <div align="right"> <table border="1" width="390" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="bottom"><span class="heroAward">BAYCAT</span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=patience15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/patience_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Patience</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Yvan Gonzalez</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Adobe Youth Voices 1st place award winning music video depicting the lives of youth living in the Alma community of San Jose, CA. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=patience15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=reachforthestars&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/reachforthestars15_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Reach for the Stars</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Produced by: BAYCAT / Directed by: Ginger Chen</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Reach For the Stars was written by the BAYCAT musicians, specifically for young people who don&rsquo;t think they have a bright future. If your head is down, look up and reach for the stars!</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=reachforthestars&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">High School student / Mentor</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=betterthanbaghdad&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/btbaghdad_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Better than Baghdad</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Dir. Reid Hildebrand</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">A Palestinian teenage refugee named Majed recalls the day that a terrible yet inspiring event occurred in the refugee camp in the Iraqi desert where he lived with his family for five years.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=betterthanbaghdad&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=community15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/community15_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Community</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - OPEN ROADS : Tony Zeng, Jazmin Miranda, Jose Corrales, Tyrone Fullilove</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">The importance of having community when you're going through struggles.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=community15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=happyplace15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/happyplace15_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Happy Place</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Dir. Samantha Barbot, Kiva Harper, Efren Meza, Herendira Yanes</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">What is your happy place?</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=happyplace15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=tomorrowtoday&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/tomorrowtoday_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Tomorrow Today</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Into Film/Kidderminster College Students</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">A young girl is haunted by the past. Her small box of possessions only serves as a painful reminder to a past that she longs to forget. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=tomorrowtoday&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">High School Documentary</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=mycambodia&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/mycambodia_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">My Cambodia</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Kevin Ng Jia Quan</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">A Khmer's journey searching for hope. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=mycambodia&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=brightconnection&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/brightconnection_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">The Bright Connection</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Produced and Directed by Madison Boll</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">The Bright Connection is a center that cares for children with severe developmental disabilities. It's a place where everyone is encouraged to be the best version of themselves.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=brightconnection&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=statsoflife&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/statsoflife_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">The Stats of Life</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Produced by: BAYCAT / Directed by: Hugo Castillo</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">In this documentary, Hugo Castillo explores his concerns about his own future and being able to make a living in the film industry. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=statsoflife&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=hashtagactivism&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/hashtagactivism_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">#Activism </span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Produced by: BAYCAT / Directed by: Isabella Vallero</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">How does social media affect social change?</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=hashtagactivism&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=karingforkaiden&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/karingforkaiden_sm.jpeg" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">The Impact of Giving Back {KaringforKaiden}</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Erin Benning</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">A stranger is no longer a stranger, but a best friend, thanks to an act of kindness.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=karingforkaiden&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">High School Experimental</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=dearamerica15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/dearamerica_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Dear America</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Gabrielle Gorman</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">An exploration of what it means to be a Black American.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=dearamerica15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=ravencomesalive&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/ravencomesalive_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">The Raven Comes Alive</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Kayla Bri&euml;t</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">A musical interpretation of "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe. A young girl battles with the darkest secrets of her subconscious. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=ravencomesalive&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=destructiveclimatechange&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/destructiveclimatechange_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">The Destructive Effects of Climate Change</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Austin Varco</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Actors pretend for a living, politicians do not. Take your step into the real world of climate change and contribute with the masses towards saving the planet. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=destructiveclimatechange&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=complacency15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/complacency15_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Warm Bath of Complacency</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Gabrielle Gorman</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">A reluctance to fight for justice because you don't feel that you've suffered from social injustice and you don't see it around you. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=complacency15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">High School Narrative</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=cacophony15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/cacophony_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Cacophony</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Directed by: Madison Boll</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Separated from his expatriate family in the hectic Shanghai metro, Perrin, an Autistic teenager, undergoes a treacherous journey around the bustling city. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=cacophony15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=takestand15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/takeastand_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Take a Stand</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Dir. Austin Fickman</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">One of the biggest issues affecting children and teens worldwide is bullying, and it's continuing to grow and spread to new mediums. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=takestand15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=glasshalffull15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/glasshalffull_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">A Glass Half Full</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Dir. Hannah Maselli and Jennifer Mursch</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">While teenager Clair Thompson's father is away on military duty, she has to face her own enemy at summer camp. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=glasshalffull15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Animation Student/Mentor</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=lisajura&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/lisajura_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Tipping Scales: The Story of Lisa Jura </span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - The Righteous Conversations Project Students</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Tipping Scales' follows the journey of a young woman on the Kindertransport from Vienna to London in 1938. This short film was created by students in the Righteous Conversations Project Digital Storytelling Workshop, Summer 2015.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=lisajura&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=danaschwartz&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/danaschwartz_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">The Story of Three Rings: The Memoir of Dana Schwartz</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - The Righteous Conversations Project Students</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Holocaust Survivor Dana Schwartz recounts her life in the Lvov Ghetto during the Holocaust in 'The Story of Three Rings', created by students in the Righteous Conversations Project Digital Storytelling Workshop, Summer 2015. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=danaschwartz&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=pseudoevolution&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/pseudoevolution_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Pseudo Evolution</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Escola Parque Animation Workshop Students</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">An irreverent and critical insight into the evolution of human kind through the development of the consumerist society. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=pseudoevolution&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Student/Mentor</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=slavestofashion&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/Slavetofashion_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Slaves to Fashion</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Wide Angle Media/Evodie Ngoy</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">In this powerful video essay, filmmaker Evodie Ngoy explores the disturbing conditions in which our clothing, electronics, and fashion accessories are made.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=slavestofashion&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=forgetthebeef&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/forgetthebeef_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Forget the Beef, Bring the Peace PSA</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Wide Angle Media</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Youth producers in the Baltimore Speaks Out! Program at Patterson Park Public Charter School express the importance of eliminating violence and bullying in their community.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=forgetthebeef&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=freerunningbaltimore&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/freerunningbaltimore_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Free Running Through Baltimore</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Dir. Tyson Sanford-Griffin/Prod. Wide Angle Media</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Tyson Sanford-Griffin is a young man that loves free running and parkour, activities that involve finding acrobatic ways of moving through urban spaces. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=freerunningbaltimore&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Middle School</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=amazing15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/amazing15_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Amazing</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Cecilia Martinez</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Amazing acts as a call out to young Anishinaabe people to remind them that they are amazing and that they are capable of doing anything - despite the barriers others might place in front of them. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=amazing15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span> <div align="right"> <table border="1" width="390" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="bottom"><span class="heroAward">Anishinaabe People</span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=areyoufeminist&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/areyoufeminist_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Are You a Feminist?</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Produced &amp; Directed by Maeve Schrode</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Are you a feminist? </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=areyoufeminist&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=accessgrigoriopol&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/accessgrigoriopol_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">My Hero Access Grigoriopol</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Produced by: / Directed by: Natalia Constantinov, Taran Olga</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">This video is about the work the Access Grigoriopol Team has done in My Hero Learning Circle in the iEARN online community. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=accessgrigoriopol&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Student / Mentor PSA</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=takenoticepsa&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/take notice.jpg" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><img src="http://myhero.com/images/admin/2015s.jpg" align="right" /> <span class="filmtitle">Take Notice </span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - The Righteous Conversations Project Students</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">This PSA asks us to slow down and remember to take notice of those in our community looking for care. This PSA was created by 7th graders at IKAR in the Righteous Conversations Limudim PSA Workshop, Spring 2015. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=takenoticepsa&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span> <div align="right"> <table border="1" width="390" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="bottom"><span class="heroAward">The Righteous Conversations Project</span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=benchforall&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/benchforall_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">2nd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Bench for All</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - The Righteous Conversations Project Students</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">This PSA addresses discrimination we all face, and the importance of accepting others. Created by students in the Righteous Conversations PSA Workshop, Summer 2015.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=benchforall&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=lemonadestandpsa&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/lemonadestandpsa_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">The Lemonade Stand</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - The Righteous Conversations Project</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">This PSA reminds us to be aware of our local drought and protect our environment. Created by students in the Righteous Conversations PSA Workshop, Summer 2015.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=lemonadestandpsa&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=weareheroes15&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/weareheroes15_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">3rd Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #333333; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">We Are Heroes</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Wide Angle Media</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">We Are Heroes, confronts social issues such as bullying, teen violence, and the environment, in order to present positive solutions to improve the community.</span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=weareheroes15&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> <tr> <td colspan="2"><span class="smallwarning2">Elementary Honoree</span></td> </tr> <tr bgcolor="#cccccc"> <td align="center" bgcolor="#000000" width="200"><a href="view.asp?film=sultanapetfair&amp;res=high" target="_blank"> <img style="border: 3px solid #FFFF00;" src="http://myhero.com/images/vthumb/sultanapetfair_sm.png" alt="" width="133" height="100" border="3" hspace="6" vspace="6" /> </a> <br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">1st Place</span></td> <td style="border: 2px solid #8c8700; background-color: #000000;"><span class="filmtitle">Sultana Elementary Pet Fair</span><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle">Credits - Madeline Gillum</span><br /> <br /> <span class="filmcaption">Students from Sultana Elementary taking part in the MyHero Call to Action circle to support animal rights by organizing and hosting an informational Pet Fair to educate their local community. </span> <br /><br /> <span class="filmsubtitle"> <a href="view.asp?film=sultanapetfair&amp;res=high" target="_blank">Watch this Film</a> </span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> <!-- End Main Content -->
 
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