Palm Beach June 20, 2006 - Zoom Suit, the animated short film written and directed by former Marvel Entertainment intern, John Taddeo, has won the award for Best Animated Film at the Bare Bones Film Festival. Zoom Suit was one of 40 animated films viewed and judged.
"It's a fun festival and we were glad to be included" said Taddeo. "Winning the Best Animation Award is a fantastic unexpected surprise and honor."
The BARE BONES INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL showcases films with budgets of under 1,000,000 dollars and is designed to focus on championing the Bare Bones Auteur. A "Bare Bones Auteur" is described as a multi-tasking visionary who assumes all responsibility for creative and business aspects - locally, regionally and internationally.
The award-winning animated short Zoom Suit, can be seen online at www.superverse.com. Issues #1 and #2 are currently on sale at comic shops worldwide and at the Superverse Direct store (http://www.alienhub.com/superverse/%5Fcart/). Issue #3 of the Zoom Suit comic book ships July 5th 2006.
About Zoom Suit:
Zoom Suit has appeared in over 80 festivals since the world premiere at the Palm Beach International Film Festival on April 18, 2005 where it won "Best Animation" from the Palm Beach Film Society. Since then Zoom Suit has been featured in film festivals across the country including New York City, Boston, Chicago, San Diego, Texas, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Michigan, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Zoom Suit has been viewed by over 1,00,000 fans of comics and animation.
The Zoom Suit the comic, written by John Taddeo with art by Billy Dallas Patton and featuring covers by Bill Tucci, Gene Colan, Jim Starlin, Bob Layton and Bart Sears, is currently on sale at comic shops. For more information or artwork, please visit the Zoom Suit web site at www.superverse.com.