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Toko Shiiki Wins Award in Accolade Global Film Competition
Ypsilanti, Michigan, June 16th – Toko Shiiki has won a prestigious Award of Recognition from The Accolade Global Film Competition. The award was given for Toko Shiiki exciting documentary film, Threshold: Whispers of Fukushima, which focuses on how several individuals from Fukushima have decided to live fully in the wake of disaster. Threshold: Whispers of Fukushima features exceptional life stories and power of music after the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.
"I really hope each of you can sense that whisper, sense from their music, and then think from there what we can do for a better future together," Shiiki says.
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 and a list of recent winners can be found at www.accoladecompetition.org.
In winning an Accolade, Toko Shiiki Imagery/ Aozora Sutudio joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this internationally respected award including the Oscar winning production of The Lady in Number Six by Malcolm Clarke, the very talented Dave Bossert of Disney for his short documentary, The Tunes Behind The Toons, Hollywood industry veteran Ron Howard for When You Find Me and Highwire Films Australia for their popular ABC TV series twentysomething. Rick Prickett, who chairs The Accolade Global Film Competition, had this to say about the latest winners, “The Accolade is not an easy award to win. Entries are received from around the world from powerhouse companies to remarkable new talent. The Accolade helps set the standard for craft and creativity. The judges were pleased with the exceptional high quality of entries. The goal ofThe Accolade is to help winners achieve the recognition they deserve.”
For more information call Toko Shiiki, (734) 219-4123 or visit Threshold: Whispers of Fukushima website at http://thresholdfukushima.com/.
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