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San Diego County Credit Union honors elementary, middle and high school student filmmakers
SDCCU presented the San Diego County Office of Education’s Innovative Video in Education (iVIE) Student Film Festival and Awards
4/21/2016 12:00 a.m.
SDCCU is the proud presenting sponsor of the San Diego County Office of Education’s Innovative Video in Education (iVIE) awards. The 15th annual iVIE Student Film Festival and Awards, honors elementary, middle and high school students for their original video work. It is the seventh consecutive year that SDCCU is the presenting sponsor.
“SDCCU is proud to support the efforts of the San Diego County Office of Education to promote technology and innovation in the classroom by presenting the iVIE Student Film Festival and Awards,” said SDCCU President and CEO Teresa Halleck. “As SDCCU continues to lead the way in delivering breakthrough banking products and services, we understand the importance of encouraging creativity and innovation among future generations.”
The festival and awards will take place at the Coronado Performing Arts Theater at Coronado High School on April 23. The Elementary School Show begins at 8:30 a.m., the Middle School Show is at 11 a.m. and the High School Show is at 2:30 p.m. The winner of the iVIE SDCCU Redeye competition will also be announced at the event—drawn from five finalist student groups who were given the opportunity to create a SDCCU commercial in just 36-hours.
The event is expected to draw more than 1,200 students, parents, teachers and supporters. SDCCU will provide a $500 prize to the Grand Recognition winner in each age group. Select videos are aired on ITV/Channel 16 in San Diego. Each iVIE SDCCU Redeye winner will receive a $500 SDCCU Visa® gift card, and the commercial may air on television. For more event information, visit ivieawards.sdcoe.net.
The main purpose of iVIE is to encourage students to utilize video production as a project-based learning tool. Since 2001, iVIE has grown into a major video competition with hundreds of video submissions each year that are judged by media professionals and educators. Entries are submitted in a variety of categories ranging from math, science and language arts to documentary and public service announcements. Categories include all grade levels (elementary to high school) and in every curriculum area, from math to broadcast journalism.
San Diego County Credit Union is San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution serving San Diego, Riverside and Orange counties. SDCCU has assets of $7.4 billion, over 316,000 customers, 38 convenient branch locations and 30,000 surcharge-FREE ATMs. SDCCU provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. SDCCU is leading the way, offering FREE Checking with eStatements, SDCCU Mobile Deposit, mortgage loans, auto loans, Visa credit cards and business banking services. Federally insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Opportunity. Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, visit www.sdccu.com.