Los Angeles, 9/30/2014 – Committed, the short film by Mehran Torgoley & Llana Barron of Numbir9 Films has won a prestigious Award of Merit from The Best Shorts Film Competition. The award was given for numbir9’s exciting short suspense film about a nurse and her relationship with a paraplegic patient at a mental asylum in the 1950s.
The Best Shorts Competition 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.
In winning a Best Shorts Award, Numbir9 Films joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this internationally respected award including The Weinstein Company for Market Hours and Oscar winning production Mr. Hublot from Laurent Witz from Luxembourg. Rick Prickett, who chairs The Best Shorts Competition, had this to say about the latest winners, “Best Shorts is not an easy award to win. Entries are received from around the world from powerhouse companies to remarkable new talent. The Best Shorts Competition helps set the standard for craft and creativity. The judges were pleased with the exceptional high quality of entries. The goal of Best Shorts is to help winners achieve the recognition they deserve.”