RIVERSIDE – Late last summer 24/7 Headline News interviewed a Riverside, actor, producer, and director, Christopher L. Robinson. When interviewed he spoke of a film titled, “Jessie” and mentioned that he was shooting for the moon at the festivals which he planned to submit the short, low-budget, independent style film to.
Christopher L. Robinson is off to an amazing start after recently winning an Award of Merit for Best Actor in a Leading Role from The IndieFEST Film Awards for his performance in, “Jessie”. Robinson said that Jessie was filmed in the City of Riverside and featured Megan Porter, Ethan Mcdowell, and Michael Glenny. Robinson took part in writing the screenplay along with Mike Boss and Ethan Mcdowell. “I wanted to make this film for my friends and to showcase what we can do so that we can be seen, I feel like it’s off to a good start,” Christopher L. Robinson said.
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.
Some past winners include actors Liam Neeson as the narrator of Love Thy Nature, A Path Appears Documentary featuring George Clooney and Blake Lively, Radical Grace executive produced by Susan Sarandon, a searing exposed Davids and Goliath by Leon Lee, and Touched with Fire starring Katie Holmes. “The IndieFest is not an easy award to win,” said IndiFest Film Awards Chair Rick Prickett. “The IndieFEST helps set the standard for craft and creativity. The judges were pleased with the exceptional high quality of the entries. The goal of The IndieFest Film Awards is to help winners achieve the recognition they deserve.”
This article was written by a staff member of the 24/7 Headline News Organization
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