In 2007 prior to distribution, “Crap Shoot - The Documentary” was entered in two premier international film competitions to prove its worth. It won an award in each.

The Accolade recognizes film, television and video 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.

“The Accolade is not an easy award to win,” said Thomas Baker, Ph.D., who chairs the competition. “Entries are received from around the world. The Accolade helps set the standard for craft and creativity. The judges were pleased with the exceptionally high quality of entries into this year’s competition.”

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The Telly Awards honors outstanding local, regional, and cable TV programs, as well as the finest video and film productions. With over 13,000 entries every year, Telly Award winners represent the best work of the most respected production companies, television stations, cable operators, and corporate video departments in the world.

A prestigious panel of 27 accomplished industry professionals, each a past Winner of a Silver Telly, the top honor, upholds the historical standard of excellence that Telly represents. Judges evaluate entries to recognize distinction in creative work.

Chairman of the judging panel, Richard Friley, the Emmy and Telly Award winning President of Friley Productions noted, “I am honored to have overseen this year’s judging and privileged to review such diverse and incredible work. It is a remarkable achievement for all of the Winners to be recognized from such an outstanding pool of entries.”

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