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- Reviews and Awards
Reviews and Awards
"Sawyer Mac has hit all the right notes here, using several clever production techniques, including high quality animation...This tape would be valuable in all public libraries and pediatricians' offices."
"In what may possibly be the greatest head lice movie ever made...Head Lice to Dead Lice is a funny, but delicately handled, look at a potentially embarrassing but common health problem. Highly recommended."
Children's Video Review Newsletter:
"An unceasingly spreading public health problem is given close examination, explanation, and therapeutic recommendation in a manner which children and adults will appreciate for its knowledgeable treatment and witty presentation... offers the remarkable opportunity to laugh about a condition countless families have experienced, and are too embarrassed to talk about..."
American Library Association/Booklist:
"A rigorous, 5-step home treatment regimen is demonstrated in live action and animated footage. A tad wacky and clever as well..."
"Who would think a tape about head lice could be entertaining? But Head Lice to Dead Lice is not only an informative guide on how to eliminate head lice but also a hoot for both parents and kids... With it's fun animation and easy-going demeanor, this is a title that should be promoted now while kids are heading back to school."
Chicago Tribune, TEMPO:
"Head Lice to Dead Lice is a critically acclaimed 15-minute live-action and animated program that presents a five-step olive oil treatment program to combat persistent infestation. "
The School Administrator
( article by Jan Borelli, superintendent of El Reno Public Schools):
"We found an incredible film, "Head Lice to Dead Lice," which is full of humor as well as solid information. We purchased copies for each school library."
School Library Journal:
"A delightful mixture of live action, graphics, and animation make this informative production fun to watch. The technical aspects of this production are very good, and the teaching objectives are met. Looking at this serious topic in a light hearted manner will hold the attention of a multi-age viewing audience. A good choice for school curriculums, public libraries, and for those who work with groups."
"Shock! Horror! Gasp! Not your child?! Yes it can happen. But you can win this battle of Head Lice to Dead Lice. The nitty gritty is right here for you in humorous detail. Fifteen minutes of facts and fun! So get over the embarrassment. Get armed. Get mad. Get going. This is war!"
Catholic Library World:
"This video provides accurate information about how head lice are spread and gives step-by-step directions for dealing with the problem effectively and safely, while alleviating feelings of shame and anxiety."
"Frantic parents and their itching off-spring now have recourse, however, in a five-step "battle plan" carefully outlined in a humorous, disarming and easy-to-follow award-winning 15-minute video, "Head Lice to Dead Lice" from Sawyer Mac Productions."
"A rigorous, five-step home-treatment regimen is demonstrated in live-action and animated footage. A tad wacky and clever as well, this informative video will appeal to both youngsters and adults."
- American Medical Association
International Health & Medical Film Competition
WINNER! - Freddie Award - Community Health
- PARENTS' CHOICE Award Winner
- Gold Certificate - Cindy Awards
- Bronze Plaque - Columbus International Film & Video Festival
- Edgar Dale Screenwriting Award - Columbus International Film & Video Festival
- Intercom - International Film & Video Competition * Merit Award
- National Educational Media Network - The Gold Apple Award
- ITVA Boston Chapter - The Golden Slate Award (1st Place) - Scriptwriting
- PARENT'S GUIDE - Children's Media Award - For H.L.D.L. BOOK