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    TVF 2020 Hero
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    Congratulations to these winners of the 2020 Teen Videofest contest:

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    1. Rome – Ben Barber Innovation Academy
    2. KDK Comics – Kennedale High School
    3. MJ – Ben Barber Innovation Academy

    Human Trafficking

    1. C.E.L.A – Ben Barber Innovation Academy
    2. DK. – Kennedale High School
    3. Los Salvajes – Kennedale High School


    Mental Health

    1. J T and L Productions – Ben Barber Innovation Academy
    2. Remember Kevin – Ben Barber Innovation Academy
    3. Biber – Hollenstein Career and Technology Center


    Vaping

    1. AMA Productions – Southwest High School
    2. The Cool Guys – Ben Barber Innovation Academy
    3. The Kool Kids – Ben Barber Innovation Academy


    Grand Prize Winner

            AMA Productions – Ben Barber Innovation Academy

     

    These videos can be viewed at the Teen Videofest 2020 Facebook page.

    Special thanks to everyone who took part in this year's contest, in spite of the COVID-19 situation.

    Please direct any comments to teenvideofest@tarrantcounty.com or call 817-321-5930.

     

    Details about Teen Videofest 2021 will be posted to this page when they become available.

    Stay tuned!

     

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    Introduction to the Teen Videofest 2020 competition

    You're clever. You're competitive. Maybe a SJW* in the making?

    But you're smart, a social media guru and you know how to use the videocamera on your phone, and even a camcorder!

    You're gonna love Teen Videofest!

    Teen Videofest (TVF) is a contest for tech-savvy types like you who want to make a positive difference in the world --or at least around where you are.

    TVF gives you a chance to do this by challenging youth like you throughout Tarrant County to create short videos with meaningful and relevant health messages for your peers.

    Topics for these health messages are the kinds that are in the news now, and are affecting your fellow teens --maybe even someone you know. They are also based on major health risk factors for youth identified by the  U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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    Teen Videofest is your chance to speak out -- through video -- on an aspect of teen health that matters. Your video message can make a difference in the lives of your fellow teens.

    Let us help you make that happen.

    We can also visit your school or class to tell you more and answer any questions.

    Call us at 817-3231-5930 or email teenvideofest@tarrantcounty.com.

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    How to go about it

    1. Pick up a registration packet from any of the participating locations, or download the registration forms here on this website.
      Participating locations:
          Tarrant County Public Health
          Resource Connection: Welcome Center
          WIC Green Oaks Clinic
          WIC Watauga Clinic
          WIC White Settlement Clinic
    2. Choose a topic or two topics you would like to participate in. Remember teams can be anywhere from 1-5 people! If you get stuck, read our “Need Ideas?” handout!
    3. Record your video using a cell phone, camera, or any other electronic device with video recording.
    4. Add the closing slate to your video, if possible.
    5. Upload your video to a USB. A USB is provided in the registration packet, or if you email us (teenvideofest@tarrantcounty.com), we can give one to you!
    6. Turn in your USB at any participating location by 5 p. m., February 28th.
    7. Wait for the Teen VideoFest Facebook Live Awards Day in April to see if you won! (Exact date to be announced)

    *Social Justice Warrior

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