FIB’s FIFTEEN PERCENT & RISING has won the prestigious ‘Award of Excellence’ from The Impact DOCS Awards Competition.
The award was given for Roberts’ exciting feature documentary, FIFTEEN PERCENT & RISING, which looks at the many stories of courageous individuals, groups, and companies who are creating bold new solutions to many of the worst problems humankind has seen.
Impact DOCS recognises 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. Documentaries were received from 30 countries, including veteran award-winning filmmakers and fresh new talent. Entries were judged by highly qualified and award-winning professionals in the film and television industry.
“It’s been very humbling to receive the awards and recognitions for our film so far. My team and I are delighted to win such a prestigious International Award as Impact Docs. We aim to use this feature as the pilot of a new release Tele-series of the same name in 2022 for worldwide streaming release, starring dual presenters Tyson Beckford and Carre Otis.”
-Writer/Director/Producer Paul G Roberts
The film features many famous faces including Activist, Diversity Campaigner, Model and Agent Bethann Hardison; Supermodel, Producer and Actor Tyson Beckford; Supermodel Adut Akech; Designer and CFDA President Tom Ford; Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors, and many more.
Take a look at the trailer for FIFTEEN PERCENT & RISING here:
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