Californias Val Verde High School wins the best visual effect in Kid Witness News Global Video Contest Panasonic


Secaucus, NJ (PRWEB) August 10, 2012

Panasonic Corporation of North America announced today that it has Val Verde High School of Perris, California, United States in the Panasonic Kid Witness News (KWN) Global competition video, the Award Best Visual Effects with video input, Fuhgeddaboudit won! The school was one of six finalists for schools competing for the Grand Prix in the World Competition 2012. The winner this year was Grand Prix Grand Prix Singapore Sembawang Secondary School. The awards were held as part of a ceremony in London finalist schools announced today.

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year there were 718 entries from schools in 31 countries and regions worldwide. Ecology and Communication: The topics of the videos were proposals on two issues. Topics addressed include recycling films, family ties and friendship and the difficulties caused last year’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Val Verde High Schools Video, Fuhgeddaboudit! Boxes and plastic containers can be found in a park trash. These castoffs know still valuable video resources and history of how to know if they will be safely recycled or end up in a landfill.


has developed a practical education video program to develop creativity in children and cognitive and communication skills through the use of video. Panasonic offers high-definition cameras and other video equipment to participating schools for their video productions. KWN Since the program began in 1989 in the U.S., more than 160,000 students and teachers around the world who have participated, and currently around 10,000 people per year.

global competition, we have videos, national and regional competitions KWN won the first of the local judges KWN offices worldwide, and then by a panel of international judges, including experts in film, making education and Journalism evaluated for Grand Prix Award and category.

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years finalists and a summary of 2012 KWN Global Contest winners can be found at:

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About Panasonic Corporation of North America

based in Secaucus, NJ, Panasonic Corporation of North America provides a broad range of digital and other electronics products and services for consumer, business and industrial use. The company is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation (NYSE: PC) and the hub of Panasonic’s U.S. brand, marketing, sales, service and R & D.


6th place in the Interbrand Best Global Green 2012 ranking. As part of its efforts to reduce its carbon footprint, Panasonic Corporation of North America is its operations to a new eco-efficient office tower adjacent to a mass transit hub in Newark, New Jersey, to move in 2013. Information about Panasonic Eco Ideas initiatives is available at Information about Panasonic and its products is available at Company information for journalists is also available at

Editorial contacts:

Aaron Fowles, Panasonic? (Dot) 619-661-2223 Fowles aaron (at) us (dot) panasonic (dot) com


​​Chiazzo, Panasonic? Lori 201-392-4178 (dot) chiazzo (at) us (dot) panasonic (dot) com

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