HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Californer — Only months into the festival stage, ArtByTrade is proud to announce that its very first television pilot entitled Illville has received 3 award nominations. This has everyone wondering what the future holds.
Prior to the pilot’s completion, it was named Semi-Finalist of The Black Screenplays Matter Film Festival under the title Gun (the original title of the screenplay). It went on to be selected by the Las Vegas Black Film Festival and received recognition as a Semi-Finalist for Best Screenplay. The third and most recent nomination for Illville was given by the Oscar qualifying Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival where llville received a Semi-Finalist award for their African-American Experience category.