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Vancouver students amongst finalists in Teens Against Gangs PSA video contest

REVISED STORY - Correction: The contest is jointly sponsored by The Vancouver Sun, The Gang Task Force, CBC and Taxi Advertising.

Vancouver students from Killarney and Templeton Secondary are amongst finalists in the Teens Against Gangs (TAG) Public Service Announcement video contest.

Of the ten finalists, Killarney Secondary School has four videos and Templeton Secondary has one. The other five finalists are comprised of videos from secondary schools in Burnaby, Richmond, Surrey, and West Vancouver.

The Vancouver Sun and Gang Task Force  started Teens Against Gangs (TAG) in early 2010, launching the TAG anti-gang poster contest, which received more than 300 entries from secondary students around B.C.

  • Everyone is invited to view the finalist's videos at a special screening at the CBC on Thursday, March 10. View the invite here.

Watch out for these videos by Killarney and Templeton Secondary students:

TAG templeton entry
Templeton Secondary School
"Anti Gang PSA"

TAG BC Films
Killarney Secondary School
BC Films
Directed & edited by Brenda T and Carlos T
Grade 11 film and TV students

TAG The Runner
Killarney Secondary School
"The Runner"
Directed & edited by Tanya Humeniuk & Kimberly Ho
Grade 10 film and TV students

TAG Tick
Killarney Secondary School
"Tick"
Directed & edited by Igor Swarovski & Taylor Lavrench
Grade 12 film and TV students
TAG Teacher War
Killarney Secondary School
"Teacher War"
Directed & edited by Shaista, Atiya, Sarah, Zoe,
Allison & Sharon who are Grade 10 film and TV
students. Starring Killarney teachers
Want to see more?

Watch additional anti-gang PSA's and other films
at each school's YouTube channel.

Subscribe to the channels and see new videos
from young filmmakers throughout the year.
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