(La Jolla, CA 11/29/2014) – Joe Tong and Tony Chiu of Naked Truth Productions, has won a prestigious Award of Merit from the IndieFEST Film Awards. The award was given for director Tony Chiu’s exceptional short film, Naked Truth, which displays a young couple struggling with honesty and vulnerability. Naked Truth features a simple yet complex story line, and an intimate connection between actors Joe Tong and a talented Alexandra Bard.
“It’s exciting to win our first award from IndieFEST,” said actor and producer Joe Tong.
The IndieFEST Film Awards 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 IndieFEST and a list of recent winners can be found at www.theindiefest.com.
In winning an IndieFEST Film Award, Joe Tong and Tony Chiu joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this internationally respected award including Liam Neeson as the narrator of Love Thy Nature, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Tom Hall for Generosity of Eye and European heavyweight Roland Joffee for The Lovers starring Josh Hartnett. Rick Prickett, who chairs The IndieFEST Film Awards, had this to say about the latest winners, “The IndieFEST is not an easy award to win. Entries are received from around the world from powerhouse companies to remarkable new talent. The IndieFEST helps set the standard for craft and creativity. The judges were pleased with the exceptional high quality of entries. The goal of The IndieFEST Film Awards is to help winners achieve the recognition they deserve.”
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