FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Barnstormers Wins Golden Award at Houstons WorldFest!
TORONTO, (Canada), May 3, 2005 — Peace Point Entertainment Group Inc. announced today that their production of Barnstormers currently seen on Canadas Outdoor Life Network, captured Gold honors at the 38th Annual WorldFest Film and Television gala held in Houston, TX on Saturday April 30, 2005. The Gold award for Barnstormers was for the Information, Cultural or Historical Programming category.
Les Tomlin, Peace Point Entertainment Group President and Executive Producer is very proud to have won gold for a second year in a row at WorldFest. This is an especially exciting win for a pilot episode about pilots while we are preparing for a full season run in a several major markets. This new pilot is one of our most unique projects to date and coincidentally is debuting during a time when the public seems to have a growing fascination with aviators as well as real-life people exploring remote places. Barnstormers follows the real life adventures of pilots Michelle Goodeve and Kal Mollison as they barnstorm their way across Canada in two rare antique biplanes.
At last years festival, four Peace Point TV shows were honored and included a Gold for Urban Nites: Montreal, as well as awards for Tanlines, The Outhouse and Sweat: Sport with Edge and Attitude.
Peace Point Entertainment Group is a Toronto-based independent producer of cutting-edge television content for the worldwide market. To date, the company has produced over 300 hours of television content with distribution in over 25 international markets. For more information and video clips, log onto: http://www.peacepoint.tv
WORLDFEST was founded in Houston, TX in 1968 and became the third competitive international film festival in North America, following San Francisco and New York. Now in its 38th year, the mission/vision statement of WorldFest is to recognize and honor outstanding creative excellence in film & video and to validate brilliant abilities in the field. WorldFest discovered Spielberg, Lucas, Lynch, Ridley Scott, The Coen Brothers, Robert Rodriguez, Ang Lee and hundreds more. Further details and a full list of this years winners may be found at: http://www.worldfest.org
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