Video warning about the dangers of drinking and driving nominated for regional Emmy

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Endeavor Production Group crew is seen here working on ‘Nothing is that Important,’ a video about the dangers of drinking and driving. Valley News/Courtesy photo

WILDOMAR – Glenn Grant, the owner of Endeavor Production Group, has been nominated by The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Pacific Southwest Chapter for a regional Emmy Award. The nomination is for “Nothing is that Important,” a public service video produced in partnership with local nonprofit, Tiffany’s Gift, in Murrieta.

“Nothing is that Important” explores the tough decision children face when their parents drink and get behind the wheel. The video depicts a short interaction between father and son played by Robert Rankin Walker and Murrieta Valley High School graduate Nick Delzompo.

Firefighters prepare to shoot a scene from ‘Nothing is that Important,’ a video about the dangers of drinking and driving. Valley News/Courtesy photo

The son questions the father’s ability to drive while both contemplate the potential disaster.

“The main goal of this project is to encourage kids to take a stand against drinking and driving,” Grant said. “But we also have the decision of the dad: to put aside his pride and listen to his son. Both father and son are faced with tough decisions, and that is a lot to convey in a short amount of time.”

The emotional, high-impact video is barely more than two minutes long and was a major community effort with support from the city of Murrieta, Murrieta police and fire departments, American Medical Response and the Murrieta Unified School District, as well as local businesses and residents.

Endeavor Production Group crew is seen here working on ‘Nothing is that Important,’ a video about the dangers of drinking and driving. Valley News/Courtesy photo

Debbie Breslin, one of the founders of Tiffany’s Gift, developed the original concept and was the driving force behind the project. Tiffany’s Gift was created to raise awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving after their daughter, Tiffany, was killed in 2008 in a boating accident that involved a drunk boater.

“This project was very near and dear to my heart,” Breslin said. “If we can help prevent even just one family from going through what we have endured, then this is a success.”

“We are proud to have been recognized for our work on this production,” Grant said. “It is a very emotional and rewarding project that we could not have pulled off without the support of the local community and Debbie’s dedication to reaching local high school students.”

Submitted by the city of Wildomar via Endeavor Production Group.

American Medical Response staff members prepare to shoot a scene from ‘Nothing is that Important,’ a video about the dangers of drinking and driving. Valley News/Courtesy photo