Here Are The Winners In The 3rd Annual I See You Awards®!

Updated: May 12



The 3rd Annual I See You Awards® was a resounding success! We sincerely appreciate everyone who attended the event, whether you were a filmmaker, an official nominee, friend, family member, supporter, or just curious. Whichever category applies to you, thank you for supporting indie film! Your support helped make the awards a success.


We now present the winners in the 3rd Annual I See You Awards®!


Student Films


Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Grover McCants, Due Process


Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Avis Marie-Barnes, Knock Knock


Best Soundtrack: Ben Roberts, composer and sound editor - After You


Best Editing: Ryan Urzi and Henrik Larsen, Due Process (2)


Best Cinematography: Gediyon Nigusse Yirdaw, Knock Knock


Best Original Screenplay: Emily Brubaker, Hide & Seek


Best Actor in a Leading Role: Andrew Martyn, Hide & Seek


Best Actress in a Leading Role: Shellita Boxie, Knock Knock


Best Cast: After You


Best Director: Shannon DiSalle, After You


Hottest Up-and-Coming Actor: Tyler Bickel, Liz


Hottest Up-and-Coming Actress: Carollette Phillips, Due Process


Short Films


Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Javon Alvin, Sparks! A Robotic Love Story


Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Made in Michigan: Pierro Pizzali, The Spoon That Whacks the Cradle


Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Ashley Hill, Affliction


Best Soundtrack: Oliver Lodge, Mountain and Zach Valdivia, Sparks! A Robotic Love Story


Best Editing: Robert Benjamin, Sparks! A Robotic Love Story


Best Editing - Made in Michigan: Nuri Bauswell, A Wonderful Day


Best Cinematography: Sean Gearing, Sparks! A Robotic Love Story


Best Cinematography – Made in Michigan: Nuri Bauswell, A Wonderful Day


Best Original Screenplay: Robert Benjamin, Sparks! A Robotic Love Story


Best Original Screenplay – Made in Michigan: John David DeFour, Father & Son


Best Actor in a Leading Role: Aaron Busse, Sparks! A Robotic Love Story


Best Actor in a Leading Role – Made in Michigan: James M. Davis, Jr., Affliction


Best Actress in a Leading Role: Heidi Rhodes, Scarborough


Best Cast: Sparks! A Robotic Love Story


Best Director: Robert Benjamin, Sparks! A Robotic Love Story


Best Director – Made in Michigan: Charles A. Kennedy, Jr., Affliction


Hottest Up-and-Coming Actor: Wam Siluka, Mountain


Hottest Up-and-Coming Actor – Made in Michigan: Bryan Caceres, A Wonderful Day


Hottest Up-and-Coming Actress: Ebony Mayberry, A Wonderful Day


Documentaries


Best Documentary - Short: Forged in Flint


Best Documentary – Feature: The Color of Medicine: The Story of Homer G. Phillips Hospital


Feature Films


Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Skip Carlsen, Resilience and the Lost Gems


Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Made in Michigan: Leonydus Johnson, Sincerely Brenda


Best Editing: Timothy Ray Arnold, Brian Finn, Cindy Lee & J. Bronson Miner, Resilience and the Lost Gems


Best Editing – Made in Michigan: Gene Gamache, Coming Up for Air


Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Tiffani Ferguson Pruitt, Sincerely Brenda


Best Cinematography: Timothy Ray Arnold, Resilience and the Lost Gems


Best Cinematography – Made in Michigan: Bruce Schermer, Coming Up for Air


Best Original Screenplay: Bozkir Look At The Birds


Best Actor in a Leading Role: Rico Bruce Wade, Sincerely Brenda (under $100,000)


Best Actor in a Leading Role: Chase Yi, Coming Up for Air (over $100,000)


Best Actress in a Leading Role: Deborah Staples, Coming Up for Air


Best Cast: Sincerely Brenda (under $100,000)


Best Cast: Coming Up for Air (over $100,000)


Best Director: Brian Finn, Resilience and the Lost Gems (under $100,000)


Best Director: Robert Cicchini, Coming Up for Air (over $100,000)


Best Director - Made in Michigan: Kenneth R. Nelson, Jr., Sincerely Brenda


Hottest Up-and-Coming Actor: Sean Vaughn, Sincerely Brenda


Hottest Up-and-Coming Actress: Kiara Finn, Resilience and the Lost Gems


Best Screenplay


Best Screenplay: Caroline Buxton’s Lipstick Posse


People’s Choice Awards

Short Film Category

After You


Feature Film Category

Chasing After You


Best Picture Winners

Student Film

After You


Short Film

Affliction


Feature Film

Coming Up for Air


Feature Film – Made in Michigan

Sincerely Brenda


Congratulations to all of the winners!


We'd also like to send a quick note to everyone who received a nomination this year. Whether you took home a prize or not, you're still a winner. As we've mentioned previously, this year the competition was stiff. So, if you earned a nomination, you should be extremely proud of yourself and your accomplishments. Keep pushing forward and never stop pursuing your dreams because, as we like to say, we see you!

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