"A Friend of the Police" Wins Grand Prize!
By: Andrew Bermudez
(LEGO Studios; June 22, 2013)
Earlier today, after the debut of The Nightly News at Nine's latest episode, The Orange-Green War Continues, the winners for the Police Show Contest were announced, with A Friend of the Police taking the contest's highest honor: Grand Prize! "We are honored to have A Friend of the Police take this recognition," stated LEGO Studios CEO Mark Matthew. "This continues our long-running acceptance of receiving honors and awards, starting back in 2010." Here is a recap of all of the previous awards and honors received by the studio.
- December 17, 2010: Worcester Cold Storage Warehouse Fire gets official recognition from the FDNY; the film is integrated into the department's training program.
- January 28, 2011: At The First Mustache Maniacs Film Co. Fan Choice Awards, Johnny Thunder and the Secret of Marco Polo is the fan choice for Best Picture. The film also took the awards for Best Lead Actor, Best Lead Actress, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Screenplay. Don't forget to vote for The Second Mustache Maniacs Film Co. Fan Choice Awards today!
- October 18, 2011: SPM Physics, featuring physics tutor Cikgu fizik, uses Wonders of Buoyancy as a part of their science curriculum to teach about buoyancy.
- September 12, 2012: In the results for Olympics Schmolympics, Seth Masterson vs. Shark Hoops receives an honorable mention, though we still get a Robots! poster, as Shadow Spy Productions forfeited their prize.
- November 11, 2012: The results for Kitchen Sink are announced, giving Late for the Soccer Match the second place winnings in the 13+ category.
- May 31, 2013: At College of the Canyons' MEA Student Film Showcase, New Friends ~ An Environmental Fable wins the award for Best Story; Andrew Bermudez accepts the award.
- June 22, 2013 (today): A Friend of the Police wins the grand prize for the Police Show Contest: a $50 LEGO Store Gift Card!
With these honors and awards, we hope to continue the honor of delivering high-quality films for years to come. The Second Mustache Maniacs Film Co. Fan Choice Awards will air winter 2014, Johnny Thunder and the Wisdom of the Ancients will be discovered July 2014, LEGO Island: The Animated Series will premiere fall 2014, and both Freddy and Joey in Corn Farm and Seeing Eye Robber will debut animated versions fall 2014.