AWI Short Film Competition


A man fights his battle with PTSD.  Only after his breaking point does a moment of clarity come, and he discovers help is there and it’s closer than he thinks.


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Director: Dustin Lowman

Dustin Lowman is an award winning filmmaker with a passion for reaching his audience through intellectual and emotional means. Dustin was stung by the film bug at a very early age and continued to experiment using any camera he could get his hands on through out his childhood. While in High school he was fortunate to enroll in a television production class. During these years he learned how to bring his ideas to the screen. Dustin is a graduate of International Business College with a degree in graphic design and desktop publishing. After college, he went onto become a production manager for a production company in Carmel, Indiana. Dustin is also the founder of Docs for Heroes, an organization that is dedicated to creating documentary films for military heroes and their families free of charge. The films are used as public awareness and to honor those who have given everything for our freedom. He currently lives in Columbus Indiana with his wife Rheann Lowman and their son Jackson Lowman.

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Trauma & PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a response to a traumatic event or series of events. Something that is traumatic for one person might not...

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