Mildred Richards Wins Multiple Awards at the Long Island International Film Expo!

On Friday, July 9th at 7:00 pm ‘Mildred Richards’ will be in the Opening Night Film Block of the Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE).  ‘Mildred Richards’ will be followed by the ‘The 5th Quarter’ starring Andie McDowell and Aiden Quinn.

‘Mildred Richards’ won the ‘Triple Play Award for Technical Excellence for Best Technical Integration of Art Direction, Cinematography and Editing”.

Producer Jill Schissel is absolutely thrilled to represent ‘Mildred Richards’ and receive the ‘Triple Play Award’ at the LIIFE Filmmakers Party on Friday, July 16, 2010.  Schissel states, “Throughout the making of ‘Mildred Richards’ Marc Kess, Tom Hurwitz, ASC and Kara Nykreim had a unified persistence of vision with how the film should look and I’m so proud that their collaboration is being recognized with this honor.”

In addition to the ‘Triple Play Award’ the LIIFE Jury has bestowed the Best Actress award to Kat Wisener for her role as Mildred Richards.  Kat Wisener will be receiving her award on Sunday, July 18th at the LIIFE awards ceremony which will be followed by the closing night party.

LIIFE has programmed over 150 films making this year’s awards selection a very competitive process.  For more information about the Long Island International Film Expo please check out their website at

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