Coming Up For Air Sweeps Top Awards

Robert Cicchini accept the award for best picture and best director from festival director Terri Lee Chandler at the  Emagine Theatres  in Royal Oak.

Robert Cicchini accept the award for best picture and best director from festival director Terri Lee Chandler at the Emagine Theatres in Royal Oak.

COMING UP FOR AIR WINS SEVEN I SEE YOU AWARDS INCLUDING BEST FEATURE

This was a busy weekend for Coming Up For Air director Robert Cicchini back home in Detroit for the I See You Awards. Today he received the best director and best picture award from festival director Terri Lee Chandler at the Emagine Theatres in Royal Oak and accepted awards on behalf of best actress Deborah Staples, best actor Chase Yi, best editor Gene Gamache, best cinematographer Bruce Schermer and best cast. The film is also a finalist in the Florence Film Awards.

Those cast members include Kate Thomsen, Neil Brookshire, April Paul, David Bendena, Carrie Hitchcock, Kirk Wahamaki, Ray Brazaski, Shelley Irwin, Tom Harryman, Jacqui Robinson, Doug Mancheski, Kimberly Harsch, Judy Johnson, Diane Van Wesep, Bill Iddings, Torsten Johnson, Evan Lugo, Olivia Joy Lehnertz, Michael Stewart, Sarah Chapin , Shannon Huneryager, Mark Corkins, Will Bryson, Christopher Beaman, Foley Schuler, MIranda Cescarini, Liz Nolan, Dick Kimball, Joe Hasper, Susan Craves, Von Washington Jr., Keely Ackerman, Sebastiana Gullo, Filis Slater, Mary Jamieson, Mickey Wallace , D.j. Hilson, Allie Murphy, Collin DeShaw and Tiffany Burns

Best Cast Award at Film Festival

COMING UP FOR AIR BEST CAST AWARD

Yesterday Director Bob Cicchini accepted the "best cast" award for our Coming Up For Air actors at Detroit's I See You Awards. Congratulations to all of our gifted and talented actors for their great work. We congratulate  Deborah StaplesChase Yi, Neil Brookshire, April PaulDavid BendenaKirk WahamakiRay BrazaskiCarrie HitchcockShelley IrwinJacqui Robinson, Doug Mancheski, Kimberly HarschJudy JohnsonDiane Van WesepBill IddingsTorsten JohnsonShannon HuneryagerMark CorkinsEvan Lugo, Olivia Lenhertz, Tom HarrymanChristopher BeamanVon Washington Jr.Foley SchulerLiz Nolan,  Sarah ChapinWill BrysonMickey WallaceJoe Hasper, Susan Carves , Sebastiana Gullo, Michael Stewart, Dick Kimball, Mary JamiesonFilis Slater, Keely Ackerman, Allie Murphy, Colin Deshaw, D.j. Hilson and Tiffany Burns

A complete schedule of upcoming events can be found here. Included here are four sneak previewsWest Michgan sneak previews September 3, 4 and 9 in Muskegon, Portage (Kalamazoo), Grand Rapids, Lansing and Grand Haven at Celebration and Goodrich Theater as well a special event at Fremont's Dogwood Center September 18 and our world premiere in Detroit at the Redford Theater on September 20 with director Bob Cicchini and stars Also set is an Ann Arbor event September 21 at the Quality 16 The film will be released to theaters nationally by our distributor myCinema in late September. Stay tuned for details on screenings in Milwaukee and many other cities. View the trailer here.