“Saving America’s Horses – A Nation Betrayed” Wins Accolade!

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“Saving America’s Horses – A Nation Betrayed” Wins Accolade!
Humanion Films/ IMA Studios Wins Accolade Competition

(Los Angeles, CA, April 14, 2011) — Katia Louise of Humanion Films has won the prestigious Award of Merit from the Accolade Competition. The award was given for Katia Louise’s compelling feature documentary film, “Saving America’s Horses A Nation Betrayed”, which was filmed in the United States. The 90-minute documentary film which is currently on film festival circuit tours features exceptional visuals, editing, investigative reporting, conservation message and advocacy.

“It is a true honor to receive this award, and I can’t imagine winning it without the remarkable cast and crew that I was so fortunate to work with,” said director and producer Katia Louise. “I am deeply humbled for our documentary to join such a distinguished list of films past and present.”

The Accolade Competition recognizes film, television and videography professionals who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity, and those who produce standout entertainment or contribute to profound social change. Highly qualified professionals in the film and television industry judge entries. Information about the Accolade and a list of recent winners can be found at www.theaccolade.net.

In winning this Accolade Award, Louise joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this internationally respected award. Thomas Baker, Ph.D., who chairs the Accolade, had this to say about the production, “The Accolade is not an easy award to win.

Entries are received from around the world. Notable artistic and technical productions are recognized at the Award of Merit level. Annually, a special award is given to a production that makes a significant contribution to social change or a humanitarian effort. The Accolade helps set the standard for craft and creativity. The judges were pleased with the exceptionally high quality of entries. The goal of the Accolade is to help winners achieve the recognition they deserve.”

“Saving America’s Horses A Nation Betrayed” is a compelling compilation of expert testimony, undercover footage and true life stories shot against the dramatic backdrops of the American countryside. It’s about a journey of courage, honor and betrayal in a country divided; inspiring great hope for compassion and protection of all horses and burros from cruelty.

The Accolade receives entries from all over the world: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Columbia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Guam, Germany, Greece, Haiti, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Malta, Martinique, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States and Venezuela.

In addition to this new honor, in March 2011, Saving America’s Horses A Nation Betrayed won the prestigious Best of Fest Award in the feature documentary film category from the Los Angeles Women’s International Film Festival.
Meet the Filmmaker at the Southern California Pet Expo in Orange Country April 15, 16 & 17th.

The film screens next at the International Wildlife Film Festival in Montana on May 7th and 10th, 2011.

Saving America’s Horses is on the web at www.savingamericashorses.org Humanion Films is the on the web at www.humanionfilms.com IMA Studios is on the web at www.innovativemediaarts.com

Saving America's Horses - A Nation Betrayed is a feature length documentary film in part presented and produced by Humanion Films, a sponsored project of Wild for Life Foundation. Wild for Life Foundation (WFLF) is a 501 (c) (3) volunteer based, nonprofit corporation dedicated to protecting and saving animals from cruelty.

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Now see the powerful Review PSA from the premiere screening of “Saving America’s Horses – A Nation Betrayed”!

WFLF Humanion Films
Los Angeles, CA

April 6, 2010

Now see the powerful review PSA from the premiere screening of “Saving America’s Horses – A Nation Betrayed”!

The premiere screening was a success and the film was well received by members of the industry in attendance. Audience members were interviewed by WFLF's Compassionate Animal TV at the after party for their comments and reviews which have been produced into a special PSA to help promote this ground breaking film.

Watch the review PSA on the Website! Watch the review PSA on YouTube!

Supporters are requested to help get the word out in support of this film by telling their friends. Please forward this information along with a link to the promo clip or even embed the clip straight into your email for others to see. (Grab the code from YouTube)

How to Help:
Donations are essential to bring this film to the public eye. The film is being produced on donations and in order to move forward significant funds are needed. Various levels of giving are available. Producer and Sponsorship opportunities are still open and people can also donate online or through the mail. Tell your friends about the film!  Please help us to save the horses. We are their voice and they need to be heard.

What’s Next:
The film screens next at the International Wildlife Film Festival in Montana May 7th and 10th, 2011. Production will showcase the film through select festivals in the US and abroad as various levels of distribution such as theatrical release, television broadcast and DVD release are developed and considered.

“A masterpiece and an amazing example of expose`.” -Michael Bailey, Producer/ Director Planetviews Productions, Environmentalist

“A well made, shocking, controversial documentary that blows the lid off the abysmal horse slaughter industry in America.” - Harrison Held Star Media

“The film is a tour-de-force of technical filmmaking and covers an impressive scope of issues associated with horses." -Craig C. Downer, Wildlife Ecologist

"Saving America's Horses is the mouthpiece of the horse."-Morgan Griffith, San Diego, CA

About the Film:
"Saving America's Horses A Nation Betrayed is about a journey of courage, honor and betrayal in a country divided; inspiring great hope for compassion and protection of all horses and burros from cruelty. The film features appearances by Paul Sorvino, Michael Blake, Tippi Hedren, Linda Gray, Chief Arvol Looking Horses, Ken Wahl, The Barbi Twins, Willie, Amy & Raelyn Nelson, Jennifer Lee Pryor and more!

Visit www.savingamericashorses.org to learn more!