“TOGETHER” WINS ACCOLADE COMPETITION
La Jolla, California , July 10th 2009
Joe Rosario of Together films has won a prestigious AWARD OF
EXCELLENCE for a Comedy Program-Series, from The Accolade
Festival Competition. The award was given for JOE
ROSARIO’s exciting television pilot, “TOGETHER” which was
presented as a short film. “TOGETHER” features exceptional
story lines, and outstanding acting by Joe Rosario and Brian
Whelehan as the couple who are throwing this crazy party.
Judith Greentree portrays the burnt out, hippie mother earth
of Steven. Russ Russo and the very beautiful Rebekah Aramini
are very funny as the one night stand couple . Steven’s
loudmouth sister played by Darlene Violette brings added
angst to our crazy couple. Finally Danny Leary brings to
life the ghost of Joan Crawford as the for-hire waiter to
this crazy event. Shot beautifully by Dan Buonsanto, the
pilot has a very endearing quality. The original soundtrack
is new, fresh and unconventional. Very funny dialogue
supplied by Mr. Rosario make for one enjoyable series.
Mr. Rosario was “thrilled and honored to receive this
recognition.” He voiced his great admiration for his cast
and crew who he claimed were “extremely talented and a great
inspiration during the whole process from start to finish”
The Accolade recognizes film, television, and videography
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.
In winning an Accolade , Joe Rosario and his film “Together”
joins the rank of other high profile winners of this
internationally respected award. Dr. Thomas Baker, who
chairs The Accolade, had this to say about the latest
winners, “The Accolade is not an easy award to win. 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 qualities of entries.
The goal of The Accolade is to help winners achieve the
recognition they deserve”
So far “Together” has been an official selection at 2008 Big
Apple Film Festival, 2008 Daytona Beach Film Festival, 2009
Garden State Film Festival, 2009 New York International
Independent Film Festival, ( Winner Best Comedy Short
Genre), 2009 Washougal Film Festival, 2009 Cannes Short Film
Corner, and 2009 Screening Room.