TT - IndieFest Award of Merit


Some more good early news for my film “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre“.


The IndieFEST Awards have given it two Awards of Merit:


Award of Merit: Actor: Leading (Danny Ashkenasi as Narrator)

Award of Merit: Film Short


And on the same day I was notified that the film is an official selection of the Gold Movie Awards – the equivalent there of making it to the Quarterfinals.


OFFICIAL SELECTION - Gold Movie Awards - 2020

Meanwhile The IndieFEST recognition comes with an official press release:


“The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” Wins Award in IndieFEST Film Awards

New York, NY –  “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” and its lead actor Danny Ashkenasi have won two prestigious Awards of Merit from the IndieFEST Film Awards.  An Award of Merit was given for Danny Ashkenasi’s exciting short film, “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre”, which was produced by Fredrick Byers Productions.   Another Award of Merit was given for Danny Ashkenasi’s performance as the Narrator in this musical adaptation of the classic Edgar Allan Poe story.

The IndieFEST Film Awards 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. Information about the IndieFEST and a list of recent winners can be found at

In winning an IndieFEST Film Award, Danny Ashkenasi joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this internationally respected award including Liam Neeson as the narrator of Love Thy Nature, A Path Appears Documentary featuring George Clooney and Blake Lively, Radical Grace executive produced by Susan Sarandon, a searing expose Davids and Goliath by Peabody winner Leon Lee, and Touched with Fire starring Katie Holmes.  Rick Prickett, who chairs The IndieFEST Film Awards, had this to say about the latest winners, “The IndieFEST is not an easy award to win. Entries are received from around the world from powerhouse companies to remarkable new talent. The IndieFEST helps set the standard for craft and creativity. The judges were pleased with the exceptional high quality of entries. The goal of The IndieFEST Film Awards is to help winners achieve the recognition they deserve.”


TT - IndieFest Award Gold


About dannyashkenasi

I'm a composer with over 40 years experience creating music theater. I'm also an actor, writer, director, producer, teacher and general enthusiast for the arts.
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1 Response to TELL-TALE MERIT

  1. howlevmuso says:

    You GO, Danny! Awards up the Poe-tootie! Mazel tov yet again.


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