Severine Reisp Wins Two Awards in The Accolade Global Film Competition
(La Jolla, CA, Nov.28) – Severine Reisp, the director and writer of Giselle has won an Award of Merit and an Award of Recognition from The Accolade Global Film Competition.
The awards were given for Reisp´s exciting short film, Giselle, which is about a beautiful Syrian refugee who falls in love with a charming but career driven business man and politician. Giselle features exceptional choreography and story telling.
“I believe that dance can sometimes say more than words and that my film speaks to the heart of people and current Zeitgeist. I am really happy about the recognition the film has received so far”
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 http://www.accoladecompetition.org.
In winning an Accolade, Severine joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this internationally respected award including the Oscar winning production of The Lady in Number Six by Malcolm Clarke, the very talented Dave Bossert of Disney for his short documentary, The Tunes Behind The Toons, Hollywood industry veteran Ron 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.”