Exciting news for women the indie sci-fi and horror community… the talented Tracey Birdsall has won a prestigious award at this year’s Women in Film Forum. This month, she was presented with Actress of the Year, given by WeLink Media Groups at the United Nations! You may remember Tracey Birdsall as Sienna in Neil Johnson’s acclaimed Rogue Warrior: Robot Fighter. Let’s read on to get the scoop from the press release and catch a glimpse of Tracey Birdsall at the awards!
From the Women in Film Forum Press Release:
Actress Tracey Birdsall has won Actress of the Year of Women in Film at the Women in Film Forum, presented by WeLink Media Groups, at the United Nations.
Birdsall, star of such films as Rogue Warrior: Robot Fighter and Who’s Jenna..?, was presented with the award at the Delegates Room Dining Hall at the UN on March 15th.
Birdsall was dressed by Lavanya Coodly for the event.
The Women In Film Forum, initiated by WIFF founder Ira Houston in cooperation with the United Nations, was first held last year during the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). Now a permanent part of the CSW, the forum this year invited some of the world’s most influential women filmmakers and artists – including film and television star Birdsall – from all around the world to participate.
The Women in Film Forum at the United Nations, helmed by Zoe Chang, Multimedia Guild President, was held and televised on the United Nations channel March 14th, and remains available across the world on their website.
The WeLink International Film Festival was also held during this time, where Birdsall was invited to participate in the Filmmakers panel.
Birdsall’s film Rogue Warrior: Robot Fighter, directed by Neil Johnson, was screened at the festival.
The versatile actress is currently in post-production on two up-coming television series Age of Darkness, Evolution War and The Time War.
This is outstanding news for women in the indie film industry! Congratulations to Tracey Birdsall! Be sure to stay tuned to PopHorror for all your news, reviews, interviews and much more!