All American Games and NewTek announce the 2011 All American Video Crew

All American Games and NewTek Recruit the Best Video Production Students in the U.S.

Select high school seniors will be awarded a position on the All-American Video Crew for annual U.S. Army All-American Bowl

SAN ANTONIO – November 04, 2010 – All American Games, producer of the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, and NewTek, a worldwide leader in video and 3D animation products, announce the first national competition seeking the best high school video production students in the country to form the “All-American Video Crew” at the 2011 U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas.

High school seniors from across the country are invited to submit video entries that showcase their work in video production. A panel of expert judges will select four (4) students to participate in U.S. Army All-American Bowl event productions. These students will receive a five-day, all-expenses paid trip to San Antonio, comprehensive training on NewTek TriCaster™ portable live production system and 3PLAY™ slow motion and instant replay system, hands-on participation in the live, national webcasts of U.S. All-American Bowl events, interaction with All-American Bowl players and band members, and much more.

Students must have had a specified active role in creating their submission video. Video entries should not exceed three minutes and must be uploaded to YouTube. A full set of rules can be found at The deadline to submit entries is Friday, November 19, 2010.

“All American Games continues our long-time partnership with NewTek through this unique opportunity for high school students to participate in another aspect of the U.S. Army All-American Bowl activities,” said Kate McGuinness, partner All American Games. “We have a proud tradition of producing showcases for the talents of our nation’s top athletes, marching musicians and cheerleaders.  We will now grow our All-American rosters putting the country’s talented high school seniors behind the cameras, as well.  We’ve used NewTek TriCaster to produce and live stream our behind-the-scenes activities and the Eastbay Youth All-American Bowl for the last two seasons. Now we’re going to add the amazing talents of video production students to our All-American team.”

“The students who earn a spot on the All-American Video Crew will be considered the elite high school video producers in the eyes of their peers,” said Philip Nelson, senior vice president, NewTek. “They’ll train with some of the best video production experts in the business on the same equipment currently used by MTV, NBA Development League and the New York Giants, NewTek’s award-winning TriCaster portable live production system.

About All American Games
All American Games (formerly SportsLink) is a sport management and marketing company based in Wharton, New Jersey, that produces and manages many of the nation’s premier high school and youth sporting events. All American Games’ properties include the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, U.S. Army Coaches Academy, U.S. Army National Combine, U.S. Army All-American Marching Band, Football University, Eastbay Youth All-American Bowl, FBU TOP GUN, American Baseball University and the All-American Baseball Game. In 2009, All American Games ventured into sports-television production with a new sports-reality television show “The Ride,” which garnered coverage in almost 80 million homes and airs on MTV2. For more information about All American Games please visit us at or at

About NewTek
Benefiting producers and artists with cost-effective and groundbreaking technologies, NewTek is a worldwide leader in portable live production, video editing, 3D animation and special effects tools, including the TriCaster™ product line, 3PLAY™ and LightWave 3D®. NewTek has won numerous industry accolades, including two Emmy® Awards.

Clients include: U.S. Army All-American Bowl, All American Games, ESPN Radio, ESPN X Games, Fox Sports, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), US Department of the Interior, US Air Force, MTV, NBA Development League, New York Giants, Fox News, BBC, NHL, Nickelodeon, the Steve Harvey Morning Show, CBS Radio, USA TODAY, “Furious World.” NewTek products have been used in blockbuster films and television shows, including “Avatar,” “Repo Men, ” “Angels and Demons,” “Battle for Terra,” “The Dark Knight,” “Iron Man,” “Tropic Thunder,” “V,” “FlashForward,” “Lost,” “Fringe” and more.

NewTek is privately owned and based in San Antonio, Texas.  For more information, please visit:

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