War Amps Documentary Featuring Calgary Woman Wins Top Award at U.S. Film Festival



    LA JOLLA, CA, Jan. 10 /CNW Telbec/ - War Amps CEO Cliff Chadderton has
been notified that a War Amps documentary that tells the moving story of a
young Alberta woman who was born missing both arms has won the Award of
Excellence at the Accolade Film Festival in La Jolla, California.
    Annae's Journey shows how Annae Jones of Calgary, with the assistance of
The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program, has overcome her amputations to
lead a successful life. The 30-minute documentary, produced by Mr. Chadderton,
has also received the Special Jury Award at the Worldfest-Houston
International Film Festival in Houston, Texas, the Gold Award at Chicago's
Intercom Festival and the Silver Screen Award at the 2007 U.S. International
Film and Video Festival in Hollywood, California.
    The documentary has aired in Canada nationally on Discovery Civilization
as well as on community channels. More information, including video clips, can
be found at www.waramps.ca/champ/video/winners/annae.php.
    The Accolade Competition honours outstanding achievement in film,
television and videography. "The judging standards are high and winning means
the craft and creativity exhibited by your film is outstanding and stands
above other productions," said Awards Chairperson Thomas Baker in a letter to
The War Amps announcing the Award.
    Like all War Amps productions, Annae's Journey was produced in-house and
funded by corporate donations. It can be purchased at a cost-recovery price of
$11 through E-ZEE ACCESS: call toll-free 1 800 250-3030, fax toll-free at 1
800 219-8988 or visit www.waramps.ca.




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For further information: or to interview Annae, please contact
Communications at 1 877 60MEDIA or e-mail communications@waramps.ca


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