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Florida filmmaker wins Accolade Global Film Competition

Mathew Tretola (director)

Still from the animated short “Brownies”

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Mathew Tretola wins two merit awards at the Accolade Global Film Competition

The Accolade is not an easy reward to earn. Entries are received from all over the world, from flagship companies to outstanding new talent.

—Rick Pricket

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA, USA, August 31, 2022 / — Mathew Tretola of Tolacraft Products won two Accolade Global Film Competition Merit Awards.

“Award of Merit: Animation” and a second Award of Merit for “Special Effects: Animation”

The awards went to Mathew Tretola’s thrilling new animated short, Brownies. Brownies features outstanding comic skills and animated visual effects.

“It’s an incredible honor to be awarded at the Accolade Global Film Competition. I’m so proud of my latest short film and the amazing job my team has done to help make it what it is.” – Mathew Tretola.

The Accolade recognizes film, television, videography and new media professionals who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craftsmanship and creativity, and those who produce exceptional entertainment or contribute to profound change. social. Entries are judged by highly qualified professionals from the film and television industry. Information on the Accolade and a list of recent winners is available at

In winning the accolade, creator and director Mathew Tretola joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this internationally acclaimed award, including Oscar-winning production of Malcolm Clarke’s The Lady in Number Six, Disney’s highly talented Dave Bossert for his short documentary, The Tunes Behind The Toons, Hollywood industry veteran Ron Howard for When You Find Me and Highwire Films Australia for their popular ABC television series Twenty Years.

Rick Prickett, who chairs the Accolade Global Film Competition, had this to say about the latest winners: “The Accolade is not an easy prize to win. Entries are received from all over the world, from flagship companies to outstanding new talent. The Accolade helps set the standard for craftsmanship and creativity. The judges were pleased with the exceptional quality of the entries. The Accolade’s goal is to help winners get the recognition they deserve.

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Official trailer for the animated short Brownies