Calgary, AB – November 6, 2017 – Carolyn Bridget Kennedy of Demure Duchess Pictures, is the Winner of 2 prestigious international awards for her Comedy Web Series, “Danger Pay”. She won the Award of Recognition as Leading Actress from the IndieFEST Film Awards in La Jolla, California. “Danger Pay” also won Best Sketch Comedy at the 2017 Asia Web Awards in Seoul, Korea. This makes 17 awards and laurels, and counting, for the Alberta production.
“I am so happy and proud to be honored with these awards. The personal win for my acting is particularly gratifying. The Best Sketch Comedy win for ‘Danger Pay’ is a credit to everyone attached to the production”, said Kennedy.
The IndieFEST Film Awards recognizes film, television, videography and new media professionals who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity.
In winning an IndieFEST Film Award, Kennedy joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this internationally respected award including Liam Neeson, George Clooney, Susan Sarandon, and Katie Holmes. Rick Prickett, who chairs The IndieFEST Film Awards, says, “The IndieFEST is not an easy award to win. Entries are received from around the world from powerhouse companies to remarkable new talent.”
The 2017 Asia Web Awards is the official partner of KWEB FEST, the first web series festival in Korea and Northeast Asia, and receives submissions from all around the globe. “Danger Pay” was also nominated in the category of Best Ensemble Cast.
Danger Pay is about Michelle, a paralegal, who accepts a job that pays more than usual to work for a bizarre lawyer who is a narcissistic man-child. Michelle endures his antics so that she can afford to pursue her dreams. In addition to being the female lead, Kennedy is also the creator, writer, and producer of the show.
Earlier this spring, “Danger Pay” was screened at Sony Picture Studios in Los Angeles during the LA WEBFEST as well as festivals in New York, Austin, Ireland, Rome, Miami, and Montreal.
Kennedy is currently developing and adapting “Danger Pay” into a ½ hour television comedy, after receiving interest from several networks.
Featured Image Credit: Edward Ross.