Reality Therapy Directed by Robert Fritz won the Best Feature Film Award
Tracy finds what's important in her Master's thesis. Reality Therapy tells the story of the conflict between the ideal of love and the reality of love in a variation of the prodigal fable.
About the Director: Writer/director Robert Fritz is also a best selling author. He studied composition and theater at The Boston Conservatory of Music, where he earned a BM and MM in composition. As a filmmaker, Fritz studied cinematography at the Rockport Workshops, and directing with Jim Pasternak. Fritz has directed many theater productions. He also has made documentaries for government, industry, and television, has written and directed six feature films and one dramatic short. He has directed and co-hosted Creating (a TV series made for a Canadian Network), directed episodes of the PBS series LeaderTalk with Garrison Krause, for which he also composed the theme music. Fritz wrote and directed the TV series Vermont Stories. He created She Was A Dancer, a multi–media work commissioned for the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center.
As a composer, Fritz has won commissions from groups such as Boston’s Collage - New Music and Dutch Radio. He has studied on scholarship at the Darmstadt (Germany) Institute for New Music. He has composed music for film, TV, and theater, as well as CD’s. He also composed the scores for all of his films. Two of his arrangements appear on Celtic Ladies, which topped Billboard Magazine (2007-2008 World Music.)
His feature films include OVERLOAD (2009) which won 14 awards and laurels, including Best Film, Best Screenplay, Best Original Score, and for lead actress Katherine Partington, Best Actress from The LA Movie Awards (made for TV.)
His dramatic Short AKT 2 (2013) has won The Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Choice Award at the Woods Hole Film Festival, The Audience Choice Award at Artisan Festival International Cannes World Cinema Initiative for 2013, Nominated for Best Short at the International Film Awards Berlin, and several others laurels and awards.
TWICE… a feature film (2012) has won 9 awards and laurels, the feature film PAST TENSE (2013) has just entered into the festival circuit, but has already won an Accolade Award from the Accolade Competition. The film has also been chosen for The Hollywood Weekly Magazine Film Festival and has won top honors, Best Feature Film, at the Honolulu Film Awards. Robert Fritz has also won a bronze medal at the Global Music Awards for his original score for Past Tense. Past Tense also won top honors, an Award of Excellence from The Indie Fest. Robert Fritz won an Award of Merit for his script. Also, the film is an official selection for the Columbia Gorge Film Festive and a Finalist for the World Independent Film Festival. Past Tense won a Silver Award from the International Independent Film Festival. And Fritz has won 2 Silver Awards from the same festival, one for the script and another for his original score for Past Tense. His latest Documentary Party On The Moon has won 8 awards released this year, and the latest documentary is The Uganda Project has won 26 awards.