Hallmark Channel and Speakaboos Support Arts Education and Media Literacy with The Creative Coalition

Park City, Utah — (January 19 & 20, 2008) – As a leading voice supporting arts education and media literacy, The Creative Coalition is spearheading two PSA shoots during the Film Festival.

Talent will shoot PSAs for the Hallmark Channel’s Watch With Me® campaign to support programs that provide wholesome family viewing.  Participants will also read and record children’s stories for Speakaboos to support advocacy efforts to promote the arts in schools.

The PSAs will be shot on Saturday and Sunday, January 19 & 20, 2008 from 12 – 4pm at the Film Festival in Park City, UT. Established to highlight the entertainment industry’s commitment to social consciousness, The Creative Coalition has guided the efforts of many critical public policy issues of today.

Talent green-screen shoots for the Watch With Me® campaign will take place Saturday, January 19, 2008 and Sunday, January 20, 2008 from 12 – 4pmat the M. Fredric Style Studio (625 Main Street; Park City)during the Film Festival in Park City, UT. To make appointments please call Sarah Lueck at646-706-1662

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About The Creative Coalition

The Creative Coalition (www.thecreativecoalition.org) is the leading 501 ©(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan social and public advocacy organization of the arts and entertainment community.  Founded in 1989 by prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is dedicated to educating and mobilizing its members on issues of public importance, primarily public education, the First Amendment, arts advocacy, media literacy, destigmatizing mental illness and stemming runaway production.  Headquartered in New York City, The Creative Coalition also has offices in Washington, C, Los Angeles and San Francisco. The Creative Coalition does not endorse or raise funds for political parties or candidates.

About The Hallmark Channel’s Watch With Me®
A powerful selection of programming events specifically designed to bring families together, gives parents a launching pad into meaningful family dialogue. These compelling, relevant stories are based on timeless themes. They stimulate conversation and provide incentive for families to seek out more quality television fare.



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