Announcing Our 2017 Official Nominees!

A BIG "Shout Out" to the independent filmmakers who submitted their projects to the First Annual I See You® Awards! We see how hard you've worked and we're thrilled to recognize your accomplishments! So, without further ado, here are the 2017 Official Nominees!

Feature Film Category

The Best Thanksgiving Ever: A Detroit Holiday Misadventure

Writer/Producer: David Paulus

Director: JD Shapiro

On the Sly: In Search of the Family Stone

Writer/Director/Producer: Michael Rubenstone

Producer: Pat Sheehan

Struggling to Make a Dollar

Writer/Producer/Director: Jane Dabish

Random Karma

Writer/Producer/Director: Randy Ayres

Iron Brothers

Writer/Producer/Director: Tate Smith

Writer/Producer/Director: Josh Smith

Short Film Category

The Bill

Writer/Director/Producer: Caralene Robinson

Producer: Deborah Riley Draper

Producer: Crystal Whaley



Christopher Eppes

Swing Low

Writer/Producer: Phil Elam

Director: Marvin Towns, Jr.

Thick Air

Writer: Meredith Dobbs

Writer: Tony Eggert

Producer/Director: Meredith Dobbs

The Corridor. Defended.

Writer/Producer: Mike Targus

Producer: Eric Townsend

Producer: Paul Walter Hauser

Director: Daniel Zagayer

The Gift

Writer/Producer/Director: Anthony Green

Saturday Night

Writer/Producer/Director: Jack Gorman

Producer: Liana Gorman

No Goodbye

Writer/Producer/Director: Ludo Vici

Individual Nominees – Short Films

Best Director

Meredith Dobbs, Thick Air

Christopher Eppes, Conundrum

Caralene Robinson, The Bill

Marvin Towns, Jr., Swing Low

Best Lead Actor Nominees

Phil Elam, Swing Low

Martin Green, The Gift

Michael Lopetrone (August Rhodes), Thick Air

Mike Targus, The Corridor. Defended.

Matt Vance, Saturday Night

Best Supporting Actor Nominees

Curtis Lee Vest, Swing Low