2012 Teen Video Challenge Winners
2012 Teen Video Challenge – NYS Viewers’ Choice Award
“Books Can Change the World, One Page at a Time”
The winner received a total of 7,707 votes.
In second place, the video “Levittown Summer Reading” received a total of 5,481 votes and the video “Own the World” received a total of 4,793 votes.
During the summer, 34,000 votes were cast in The 2012 Teen Video Challenge – NYS Viewers’ Choice Award competition.
“Books Can Change the world, One Page at a Time”
Created by Jacob Harelick
– White Plains Public library, White Plains, NY
2012 Teen Video Challenge Winner for New York State and CSLP
“Summer Reading at New York State Libraries” is proud to announce the “Own the Night” CSLP 2012 Teen Video Challenge Winner for New York State, 1 of 23 Collaborative Summer Library Program winners from across the country.
Created by Katherine Brownfiel, Nicholas Davis, Michelle Joseph, Philip Rossillo and Jenna Zier,
– Longwood Public Library, Middle Island, NY
“Own the Night” CSLP 2012 Teen Video Challenge New York State Finalists
|“Books Don’t Need Power” by: David Montgomery and Ben Doran Pittsford Community Library||“Don’t Just Rap it Read it” by: Zamori Simmons, Micah Everett, Arlene Armstead, Romona Southerland, Arianna Adames, Christine Johnson, Jeanise Sutton and Giovonni KnightQueens Library for Teens||“Make Books Come to Life” by: Grace Lee-NiosiBriarcliff Manor Public Library|
Selection of CSLP winning videos:
|“Seeds to Trees”
Santa Ana Public Library, California
|“Join the Nightlife @ Your Library” Macon County Public Library, NC||“ “Night of the Living Library” Georgetown County Public Library, South Carolina|
To view the CSLP winning videos from other states please visit: www.CSLPreads.org.
Any of these videos can be made available to the public by linking to them from your website. Since they each have a different focus, you could choose to use any of these for different situations and promotional needs. Use them to get the word out about Summer Reading, teen reading at the library, and teen involvement at your library.
2012 Teen Video Challenge “Own the Night”
New York State Judging
The New York State winner for the 2012 Teen Video Challenge “Own the Night”, was arrived at after a two-step process. In the first round of judging, 13 New York State public librarians narrowed the 24 entrants down to 4 finalists. The second panel of 7 media professionals and celebrity judges chose “Night Creatures” created by Katherine Brownfiel, Nicholas Davis, Michelle Joseph, Philip Rossillo and Jenna Zier, and submitted through the Longwood Public Library as this year’s winner.
The media professionals and celebrity judging panel:
- Jeffrey W. Cannell – Deputy Commissioner for Cultural Education for New York State
- Secret Agent 23 Skidoo – Kid’s hip-hop artist and 2011“Summer Reading at New York Libraries” official spokesperson
- Jackson Murphy – film critic for YNN television
- Frank and Caroline Mouris – Academy Award Winning animators
- Jackie Negri, Executive Director of the Association of New York State Youth Bureaus and NYS liaison to the Boys and Girls Clubs
- Dan Judson – Filmmaker/Producer Digital Foundry.
The winning video was chosen for its creative and entertaining interpretation of this year’s slogan. Its strong message that teens can find a variety of resources and have fun at the library was a winning combination!