Original series "Maybelle" receives three nominations at the 24th annual London Raindance Film Festival
August 30, 2016 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology NewsAugust 30, 2016 - tellofilms is proud to announce that the original series "Maybelle" will be screening at the 24th annual Raindance Film Festival in London. Congratulations to the cast and crew for receiving three nominations: BEST DIRECTOR (Christin Baker), BEST LEAD ACTOR (Bridget McManus) and BEST ENSEMBLE CAST (Fran Nichols, John Keating, Karman Kregloe, Greg Standifer, Judy Jackson and Bridget McManus.)
After the death of her mother, 35-year old Maybelle Garris must learn to live for herself, as a gay women in the south, who's still in love with her best friend from High School. This is the second nomination for Maybelle which won Best Drama audience award at OutFest Film Festival this past summer. "Maybelle" was written by and stars Bridget McManus.
"I have had the privilege of working creatively with Bridget since tello started in 2009 so it is fitting that "Maybelle" is the project that has received the most nominations of any project that tello has done. I'm so proud and honored to be nominated for a project that is so close to my heart." CEO of tellofilms Christin Baker
The project is also close to the heart of McManus' who said "Maybelle has been my passion project for the last two years, and I'm touched that it has found its audience. It's such an honor that the series has been selected to screen at the prestigious Raindance Film Festival. I'm so proud of our director, Christin Baker, for receiving a much deserved Best Director nomination and I'm ecstatic that our our stellar actors (Fran Nichols, Karman Kregloe, John Keating, Judy Jackson & Greg Standifer) have earned a Best Ensemble Cast nomination. And there are no words to describe my excitement about getting a Best Lead Actor nomination. For once, I am speechless! I'm sending a big thank you to tellofilms for literally making my dreams come true. "
Maybelle will be screening during Raindance's Wefest competition
Friday, September 30 - October 2, 2016.
tello LLC, is a web-based video distribution company for films made for/by/or about lesbians. Internet surfers from around the globe can go to tellofilms.com and have the ability to view completely original content. tello LLC also produces original programming to air on their website. They have such hits as the webseries' Nikki & Nora, Plus One and Skirtchasers. tello LLC grew out of a passion and belief that there are not enough venues for films made by for/by/or about lesbians; rather than lamenting this fact, tello decided to change it.