'Flight of Magic’ wins Award of Excellence in Animation
Austin, TX – Tommy G. Warren, of Spiderwood Studios, has won a prestigious Award of Excellence in Animation from The Accolade Competition. The award was given for the animated short film, Flight of Magic, which is Spiderwood Studios’ first Animation Production. Flight of Magic features the work of talented 2D & 3D artists; unified in a dynamic, next-generation workflow.
Flight of Magic is about Benny Bumpley, a charismatic reporter for the Greater News Network, who follows Maxey as he must believe in himself in order to be the elf that saves Christmas. “It's magic when we believe.” www.FlightofMagic.com
Creator/Director, Tommy G. Warren, stated, “It is a great honor to receive an Award in Excellence from The Accolade Competition for Flight of Magic. The making of this film was vigorous, but it is rewarding to see our accomplishments in animation receive recognition in an International competition. I would like to thank everyone who participated to help make this film possible.”
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 Competition and a list of recent winners can be found at www.TheAccolade.net.
In receiving an Accolade, Spiderwood Studios joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this Internationally respected award. Thomas Baker, Ph.D., 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 exceptional quality of the entries. The goal of The Accolade is to help winners achieve the recognition they deserve.”
SPIDERWOOD STUDIOS is a motion picture, music, and animation facility located 25 minutes from downtown Austin, Texas and just 15 minutes from Bergstrom International Airport. Spiderwood Studios is equipped with a 24’ x 100' cyclorama wall, sound stages, full service audio suites, edit bays, production offices, and an R.V. park complete with hook-ups. Spiderwood Studios has the only groomed-for-production back lot in Texas, situated on 200 acres of diverse terrain along the Colorado River.
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