Granted Wins at Indie Fest

Buffalo, NY, 11/14/12 – Zebratape Productions has won two prestigious Awards of Merit from The Indie Fest for Granted, their first feature-length film. The first award was given to Anthony Vescio for his thoughtful direction of Granted. The second was given to Brian Bernys for his outstanding performance in a lead role.
Director Anthony Vescio attributes his win to “the tireless effort put forth by the cast and crew,” saying “ it is because of them I was recognized.” Brian Bernys adds, “I am proud of this individual accomplishment and even more grateful that it has drawn attention to an incredible film.”
The Indie Fest recognizes film professionals who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity, and who produce standout entertainment.
In winning an Indie, Zebratape Productions joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this internationally respected award. Thomas Baker, Ph. D., who chairs The Indie Fest, had this to say about the winners, “The Indie is not an easy award to win; entries are received from around the world and judged by highly qualified professionals in the film industry. The goal of The Indie is to set the standard for craft and creativity and help winners achieve the recognition they deserve.”
For more information about The Indie Fest, visit For more about Granted, contact Anthony Vescio at or visit Granted’s website at