War Amps wins gold awards at New York Film Festival

    OTTAWA, Oct. 28 /CNW Telbec/ - War Amps CEO Cliff Chadderton has been
notified that two of the Association's productions have won Gold awards at the
19th Annual GALAXY Film Festival in New York.

    WEBMASTERS, a three-minute film, describes The War Amps dynamic new
program. Designed for children with multiple amputations, it provides training
in the Web development field, with particular emphasis in creating Web sites,
all with the goal of future employment. It can be viewed at

    La Vainqueur Camille, a 30-second public service announcement, features
Camille, 18, who was born a left arm and left leg amputee and was enrolled in
The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program. In the PSA, Camille talks about
the importance of perseverance and of adopting a positive attitude. "Despite
the fact that we are missing limbs, life does not stop there," she says. It
can be viewed at waramps.ca/medias/mip.php?video=mipcamille30.
    Both were produced by Mr. Chadderton, who noted, "This event receives
entries from more than 20 countries, so we are delighted to see that our work
stands up with the best from around the world."

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