Angelena Bonet Wins Award in Best Shorts Film Competition

Angelena Bonet wins a second award for her documentary short film 'Change The World' in U.S. film festival.

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Angelena Bonet of Crystal Heart Productions has won a prestigious Award of Recognition from The Best Shorts Film Competition. The award was given for Angelena's biopic documentary short film "Change The World," which chronicles her inspiring journey from Australian supermodel to survivor of gang rape and attempted murder to global women's rights activist. "Change The World" features raw footage of Angelena's public speeches and vision for the world, as well as the soundtrack she co-wrote with her late fiance Erick Deeby. Bonet has also won 14 awards in the U.S. thus far for her debut documentary feature film "Angelena: Change The World," including Best Original Song for the title track "Change The World" and "Tragic Fairytale." 

"When I think back to that horrific, violent crime that almost claimed my life in 2012, I could never have imagined what was to come. I am truly humbled by all these accolades for both my documentary films and music. My goal was to recover from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and to win this prestigious award from Best Shorts is like a fairy tale!"

The Best 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 Best Shorts and a list of recent winners can be found at

In winning a Best Shorts Award, Angelena Bonet joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this internationally respected award including The Weinstein Company for "Market Hours," Disney Interactive for "Blank: A Vinlymation Love Story" and Oscar-winning production "Mr. Hublot" from Laurent Witz from Luxembourg. Rick Prickett, who chairs The Best Shorts Competition, had this to say about the latest winners: “Best Shorts is not an easy award to win. Entries are received from around the world from powerhouse companies to remarkable new talent. The Best Shorts Competition helps set the standard for craft and creativity. The judges were pleased with the exceptional high quality of entries. The goal of Best Shorts is to help winners achieve the recognition they deserve.”

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Angelena Bonet is Founder & CEO of Crystal Heart Productions and Crystal Heart Records. Multi-award winning documentary filmmaker and singer/songwriter, Angelena produces her work in its entirety. In her own words, she is "a one woman show!"

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