Waterbury, CT Screenwriter to be Honored with the Sir Edmond Hillary Award at the 2010 Mountain Film Festival Awards Ceremony
February 19, 2010, WATERBURY, CT – Aaliyah Miller, a life-long Waterbury, CT resident will receive the Sir Edmond Hillary Award for her screenplay, Finding Patience. The screenplay follows Hatima Miles, an edgy, tenacious public defender, who becomes her most challenging case when she searches for the foster sister from whom she was separated in childhood.
“I’m ecstatic about receiving this award. I consider it a validation of my work as a screenwriter,” says Miller.
Aaliyah will receive the honor at The 2010 Mountain Film Festival being held on February 26, 2010 in Mammoth Lakes, California. The event will be held at the Westin Monache Resort.
Awards are presented in all the main categories along with cash prizes for top films and filmmakers. The Mountain Film Festival truly celebrates and honors the indie filmmaker and screenwriter.
With a mission to entertain, enlighten, and enrich through film, the festival recognizes and awards some of the world’s finest and cutting-edge independent feature films, shorts, documentaries, foreign films, student films, mountain films, adventure sports films, animation, music videos, and features an annual screenplay competition. Film of all genres are accepted, by they encourage films with an emphasis on mountain culture, action sports, and environmental issues.
For more information on the Mountain Film Festival and the award winners visit their site at www.mammothfilm.com. To learn more about Aaliyah Miller and her script Finding Patience, contact her at 203.232.3712 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.