Former Nickelodeon Actor makes film about teen dating abuse
Jordan Coleman, 16, once the voice of Tyrone, the moose, on the hit show The Backyardigans, has written and directed a new film on teen dating violence called Payin’ the Price. Awarded the 2011 HBO Best Feature Film at the Martha’s Vineyard African-American Film Festival, it is being shown during Coleman’s Speak Up & Get Out film tour. National Public Radio’s Michel Martin interviewed the young filmmaker. Listen to the interview at http://www.npr.org/2012/03/01/147729668/former-nickelodeon-star-tackles-teen-dating-violence. Check out information about the film and it’s director at http://www.payintheprice.com.