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Big Production Montage
Girl twirls jump ropes
Girl’s hand draws
Boy shoots basketball in indoor court
Boy throws football outside
Two girls jump up and down on screen
Magic markers and activity worksheet
On-air red light bulb illuminates
Girl adjusting lighting in studio
Girl with headphones operates television camera and looks at camera monitor
Director: Quiet on the set, please.
Screen fills with static
[SOUND] Television static
Barbara, facilitator, talks on camera; “Barbara” text appears on screen
Girl pushes camera stand in production studio
Barbara: You’re gonna get to make something that’s called the Big Production.
Kristen, facilitator, talks in classroom setting
Youths’ hands draw on poster
Girl does jumping jacks in den
Girl does sit-ups
Kristen [to Youth]: It’s going to be a production of some sort that will encourage the young people to be more active or to eat healthy.
Two girls recite words from script
Girl directs on production set
Girl: Stand by and action!
Clip of two girls working on production
Youth on production set
Girl operating camera and another girl looking at viewing monitor
Girl smiles while looking at viewing monitor
Girl looks at camera monitor then to viewing monitor
Two girls sit in chairs on set of television talk show
Saita speaks to camera
Clip of Hedie sitting in opposite chair
Saita: My name is Saita Gilley, but you can call me Oprah, and I’m here with Hedie Johnson to have an interview about school lunch, nutrition, and fitness.
Footage of youth dancing in video
Youth sing: Jump on it. Jump on it.
Angel gives direction to youth in radio studio
Two girls stand before microphones in radio studio
Angel: Remember when someone else is reading their line, you have to be very quiet because your mic will pick it up, okay?
Angel cues youth in radio studio
Angel: One, two, three.
Two girls sing into microphone
Angel’s hand pushes up equalizer dial in studio control room
Girls sing: Let’s go, Shorty, let’s go. Let’s go, Shorty, let’s go.
Footage of girls speaking into camera in outdoor setting
Girls: Media-Smart Youth!
Image of newspaper column appears on screen; headline reads: “What’s it means to be a healthy youth?”
Camera zooms in on newspaper article
Animated basketball bounces on screen toward camera
[SOUND] Coach’s whistle and roar of fans
Boy dribbles basketball in indoor court
Clips of ball going in hoop
[SOUND] Swoosh sound of ball going into the net.
Girls talk on camera on production set
Girls: Be active!
Boy talks off camera; boy points and shows poster of two hamburgers—one is an ad, one is the real thing; boy points to each image
Willy, dressed in watermelon costume, talks into camera while holding microphone in outdoor setting
Willy: This message is about not to starve yourself or stuff yourself.
Girl pours milk into blender in kitchen setting
Hand pushes button on blender
Blender mixing smoothie
Girl in kitchen setting drinks smoothie from cup then smiles
Video footage shows three different girls each acting like they’re eating huge sandwich
Screen shows text that reads: “Looking for a way to stay active?!”
Footage of boy talking into the camera
Boy: Actually yes, I am.
Text on screen reads: “Then join . . .”
Voice: Then it sounds like you should join the Media-Smart Youth program!
Girl acts on camera
Girls talk into camera while posed on set
Girl: What should we eat?
Boy eats big bag of potato chips in outdoor setting; film footage is in fast motion to show boy eating quickly
Boy pours rest of bag of potato chips into his mouth and finishes bag
Boy lays down and makes sounds of pain
Boy: Ugh . . . Ugh.
Footage of boy and girl sitting at table; boy reads ingredients label out loud
Boy: Ascorbic acid, vitamin C, yellow #6, niacinamide, what’s that?
Girl talks to camera and holds up can and bottle of soda; backdrop shows images of fruits and whole foods
Girl: Not healthy.
Text appears on screen that reads: “We must stop the obesity epidemic before it’s too late!”
[SOUND] Announcement music
Video footage of J.C., facilitator, teaching youth in kitchen setting; film is played in fast motion
Youth: Media-Smart Youth!
Video footage shows three girls singing
Girls singing: The key is to eat healthy, eat healthy.
Camera shots show individual boys and girls posing near school building
Youth run toward camera while crossing crosswalk
Youth entering Rick’s Market grocery store
Camera footage of youth shopping in produce section
Baked loaves of bread in basket
Girl picks up baguette and looks at label
Youth: We are going to do some exploring at the market for what is good for you to eat.
Youth participant acts on camera as reporter, talks holding microphone in front of rick’s market
Footage of product shelves at Rick’s market; Youth Study products on shelves
Youth choose fruits from long shelf of fruit produce
Camera pans to shelf of bread products in grocery store; youth examine products
Youth: When my group first entered Rick’s Market, we were like “Wow, how are we going to do this?” But, finally, we found our way around.
Group of youth pose in front of production set and talk into camera
Youth: This program is brought to you by . . .
Scrolling credits with picture-in-picture footage of physical activity and healthy foods
Text reads: “Big Productions were produced by: Girl Scouts of Greater Minneapolis, Minnesota; Girl Scouts of Rolling Hills Council, New Jersey; YMCA of Westfield, New Jersey; Sports and Arts In Schools Foundation, New York, New York; Logan Square Neighborhood Association, Chicago, Illinois; Spartanburg Terrace Tenants Association, South Carolina; Latin American Youth Center, Washington, DC; Lake County General Health District, Lake County, Ohio.”
Boy: I’m taking the stairs.
Girl Voice: The apple.
Girl Voice: Strawberry.
Girl Voice: Grapes.
Different clips of girl biting into apple
Boy dressed in apple costume in outdoor setting holds microphone and talks into camera
Two boys talk into camera
Boys: Two Guys Productions
Black screen with text that reads: “FIN.”