Awesome Gal, the movie, LLC Wins Award in Best Shorts Film Competition

Awesome Gal Wins Award in Best Shorts Film Competition


(Radford, VA, July 22, 2019) – Deborah Ring, Executive Producer, of Awesome Gal, the movie, LLC, and Director Frank M. Calo, FMC Productions, have won a prestigious Best of Show for an Inspirational Tight Short from WRPN.TV Short, Tight, and Loose Film Festival. The award was given for Director Frank Calo’s exciting teaser for the movie Awesome Gal which will bring the cruel training method of “soring” of Tennessee Walking horses out into the open for all to see.  Awesome Gal is based on a true story of a girl named Reggie and a horse named Awesome Gal who meet by chance after fleeing abuse and begin a journey of hope, healing and triumph.


Frank M. Calo is an independent film maker and an award -winning producer and director.   “The story of Awesome Gal is a departure from my usual genre.  But, the story is moving, exciting, and true and needs to be told.  I hope this journey leads to a better life for people and horses alike which have endured abuse.”


The WRPN Shorts Competition 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 competition and a list of recent winners can be found at


In winning a WRPN.TV Short award, Awesome Gal, the movie, LLC, joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this internationally respected award. WPRN. TV Shorts is not an easy award to win. Entries are received from around the world from powerhouse companies to remarkable new talent. The competition helps set the standard for craft and creativity. The judges were pleased with the exceptional high quality of entries. The goal is to help winners achieve the recognition they deserve.




For more information call Deborah Ring, Executive Producer, at 540-250-7293 or contact Frank M. Calo, Director/Producer at 917-301-1951.  Also, visit the movie’s website

Name:  Deborah Ring

Telephone:   540-250-7293

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