“Dancing Sondheim in 19 Seconds”
[New York, NY] – Richard Daniels’s DANCING SONDHEIM from Dances for an iPhone, has won a prestigious Award of Merit for Entertainment / Drama / Dance / Variety from the IndieFEST Film Awards. The award was given for Richard Daniels’s exciting App, Dancing Sondheim, which is available through iTunes and Google Play and can be seen around the world in film festivals.
Dancing Sondheim features sevenexceptional short intimate dance movies using the music and lyrics from Stephen Sondheim, with films by Richard Daniels, choreography by Richard Daniels and Christopher Caines, and performers: Janis Brenner, Carmen de Lavallade, Deborah Jowitt, Robert La Fosse, Brian McGinnis, Rebecca Rigert, Ziva Etta Salan, Jodie Toogood, Melissa Toogood, Megan Williams .
“It’s a thrill to have Dancing Sondheim recognized with this IndieFEST Award of Merit for Entertainment / Drama / Dance / Variety,” said Richard Daniels, its creator, choreographer and filmmaker.
The IndieFEST Film Awards recognize 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 IndieFEST and a list of recent winners can be found at www.theindiefest.com.
In winning an IndieFEST Film Award, DANCING SONDHEIM joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this internationally respected award including Liam Neeson as the narrator of Love Thy Nature, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Tom Hall for Generosity of Eye and European heavyweight Roland Joffee for The Lovers starring Josh Hartnett.
Rick Prickett, who chairs The IndieFEST Film Awards, had this to say about the latest winners, “The IndieFEST is not an easy award to win. Entries are received from around the world from powerhouse companies to remarkable new talent. The IndieFEST helps set the standard for craft and creativity. The judges were pleased with the exceptional high quality of entries. The goal of The IndieFEST Film Awards is to help winners achieve the recognition they deserve.”