(Nashville, Tennessee, August 3, 2011) – Ryan Pickett of Ryan Pickett Productions has won a prestigious Award of Merit from the Best Shorts Competition. The award was given for Ryan’s experimental short film, LOOK, which is a dream-inspired avant-garde examination of beauty created when Ryan attended Watkins Film School. LOOK features elegantly composed visuals by director Ryan Pickett as well as cinematographer Shane Bartlett and it was co-written by Spenser Fritz. The exceptional cast includes John Ferguson, Starina Johnson, Alison Parson and Theresa Meeker.
“Ryan Pickett is an exceptionally talented director who managed the cast and crew of Look with great finesse,” says actress Theresa Meeker.
In winning Best Shorts laurels, Ryan Pickett receives important public recognition of his achievements. The Best Shorts Competition is an avant-garde international competition that grants awards to films of the utmost quality. Information about the Best Shorts Competition and a list of recent winners can be found at www.bestshorts.net.
LOOK, which is Ryan’s second film, has previously won an Award of Merit in the 2009 Accolade Competition. The very first short film that Ryan made, YOU ONLY LOVED ME TWICE, as well as his business proposal earned him a top five finalist spot in the film entrepreneurship Race to Be Competition hosted by media mogul Russell Simmons at the Sony Pictures Studio Lot in Los Angeles. Ryan was featured in the Nashville Business Journal for his efforts in the Race to Be Competition.
For more information e-mail Ryan Pickett at [email protected] or visit Ryan Pickett Productions’ website at www.ryanpickettproductions.com.