Mandy May Cheetham Honored by IndieFEST for Performance in Short Form Comedy MUTHA

Actress' portrayal of frustrated suburban housewife who uses rap to express pent up rage continues to attract attention.
By: IndieFEST
Mandy May Cheetham, MUTHA set still
Mandy May Cheetham, MUTHA set still
LOS ANGELES - Dec. 10, 2018 - PRLog -- Mandy May Cheetham has won a prestigious Award of Excellence for Best Leading Actress from the IndieFEST Film Awards. The award was given for Cheetham's exciting portrayal of Mandy Jones in MUTHA, the short form series created for truTV and their anthology series Rachel Dratch's Late Night Snack by comedy cool-kids Abso Lutley Productions, and Executive Produced by Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim, Dave Kneebone and Van Johnson. MUTHA is the story of a suburban housewife who fantasizes about becoming a rapper and features original music based on Cheetham's life as a three-time champion hip hop karaoke rapper and Mom.

"Playing a character so close to my own life was very freeing. It gave me the chance to express on screen what I wish I could express in my everyday life," says Cheetham of the role. "I am thrilled to receive this honour and grateful to truTV, Abso Lutely Productions and all of the cast and crew who contributed to the piece."

All 6 snackable episodes of MUTHA may be viewed here:

The IndieFEST Film Awards
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 the IndieFEST and a list of recent winners can be found at

In winning an IndieFEST Film Award, Cheetham joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this internationally respected award including Liam Neeson as the narrator of Love Thy Nature, A Path Appears Documentary featuring George Clooney and Blake Lively, Radical Grace executive produced by Susan Sarandon, a searing expose Davids and Goliath by Leon Lee, and Touched with Fire starring Katie Holmes.  Rick Prickett, who chairs The IndieFEST Film Awards, had this to say about the latest winners, "The IndieFEST is not an easy award to win. Entries are received from around the world from powerhouse companies to remarkable new talent. The IndieFEST helps set the standard for craft and creativity. The judges were pleased with the exceptional high quality of entries. The goal of The IndieFEST Film Awards is to help winners achieve the recognition they deserve."

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