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(Beaverton, OR, Dec. 1, 2010) Nike 6.0 is continuing its multi-year partnership with NFFTY (National Film Festival for Talented Youth) the largest and most influential youth film festival in the world. Nike 6.0 will again be the title sponsor of the Action Sports category as well as a presenting festival sponsor.

The action sports category is open to any short film (10 minutes or under) that represents, showcases or is inspired by Action Sports, including skateboard, snowboard, surf, moto, wake, BMX, or freeski. In order to meet eligibility criteria for NFFTY 2010: 1) the film’s director must have been 22 years old or younger at completion of filming; 2) all music and other copyrighted material used in films must be original or filmmaker must have obtained permission from the owner; and, 3) the film must be in English or subtitled in English.

Submission deadline for the action sports category is January 31st, 2011.

NFFTY 2011 will be held April 28-May 1 in Seattle and features 200 films from young directors, filmmaking panels and workshops, parties and opportunities to meet and network with industry professionals. Filmmakers can view the full eligibility rules and submit their film at

About The National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY)

NFFTY (National Film Festival for Talented Youth) was founded in 2007 and has grown into the world’s largest youth film festival. Each year the festival showcases 200 films by directors 22 and under and provides year-round resources and education to young filmmakers. NFFTY is a 201(c)(3) non-profit organization.

About Nike 6.0

The Nike 6.0 brand defines innovation and embodies the creativity of youth, united by action. Nike 6.0 delivers footwear and apparel to support the new generation of action sports athletes who are changing the worlds of surf, snow, moto, BMX, wake and freeski. Their unlimited potential and contagious energy deliver the future through performance and lifestyle.

Contact NFFTY: Tara Zumpano 206.905.8332

Contact Nike 6.0: Jonathan Probert 503.532.6551