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Short Film Wins Award in Best Shorts Film Competition – Shot Entirely in Montana

La Jolla, CA – 12/16/2019 – Mark Clayton Simmons, of Run-A-Muck Films, has won a prestigious Award of Recognition  from The Best Shorts Film Competition. The award was given for Mark Clayton Simmons exciting Christian Short, Amy’s Song, which tells the story of Sarah anguish, over her daughter’s Death, the forgiveness toward her estranged father, and her realization that her life must go on after her daughter’s death. Amy’s Song features exceptional story line by Director Ted Kim and Mark Clayton Simmons, featuring Billy Parrott, Susan Kennedy Sommerfeld Rob Story, And introducing Anaia Parrott., Amy’s Song was Filmed entirely in Billings Montana using local Montana talent.

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, Run-A-Muck Films joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this internationally respected award including The Weinstein Company for Market Hours, Disney Interactive for Vinlymation: A 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.”

For more information call Mark Clayton Simmons at 406-661-3727, email



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