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View and Vote for HEART OF THE HOOD

Columbia College student Sean Grasse ('13) and alum Sam Bengtson (BA '13) are vying for votes in the final phase of the Sprite Films competition with their Heart of the Hood commercial.

Four original films. You help decide the winner. View and Vote now through August 31, 2013.

More than 40 applications were submitted from Columbia College earlier this year. Grasse and Bengston's Heart of the Hood was chosen as one of the four concepts to go into production with a Columbia College crew of students and alums this past spring.

View and Vote now for Heart of the Hood + View their competition from ELON, SCAD, and UCLA. 
The winning commercials will go on to screen in 27,000 theaters and the winning team will receive a contract with the Coca-Cola Company.  

In March, Grasse and Bengtson attended CinemaCon in Las Vegas where they met with Oliver Stone, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Harrison Ford and Brad Pitt.

They have been featured on Columbia College's home page, and in The Columbia Chronicle, Reel Chicago, and recently Business Wire.