San Francisco, CA, March 22, 2015 – Boston Blake has won a prestigious Award of Merit from The Accolade Global Film Competition. The award was given for Boston’s captivating short film, “Character”, an urban fantasy that takes the audience on an intriguing journey and touches on oft-ignored LGBT themes, especially bisexuality, in creative and surprising ways. “Character” features exceptional storytelling, strong acting, and intriguing characters, woven into a compelling tale of love, sex and trust.
“Receiving an Accolade is absolutely thrilling. I really wanted to tell a story that would capture people’s imaginations and give them something to think about,” says the first-time filmmaker. “The entire cast and crew worked incredibly hard. That people are enjoying it means the world to me.”
The Accolade recognizes film, television, videography and new media professionals who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity, and those who produce standout entertainment or contribute to profound social change. Entries are judged by highly qualified professionals in the film and television industry. Information about the Accolade and a list of recent winners can be found at www.accoladecompetition.org.
In winning an Accolade, Boston Blake joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this internationally respected award including Ron Howard / Bryce Howard for When You Find Me and Highwire Films Australia for their popular ABC TV series twentysomething. Rick Prickett, who chairs The Accolade Global Film Competition, had this to say about the latest winners, “The Accolade is not an easy award to win. Entries are received from around the world from powerhouse companies to remarkable new talent. The Accolade helps set the standard for craft and creativity. The judges were pleased with the exceptional high quality of entries. The goal of The Accolade is to help winners achieve the recognition they deserve.” For more information call Boston Blake at 415-531-7392 or visit www.characterfilm.com.