"Open Your Eyes" Nominated for a Grand OFF Award 2009

"Open Your Eyes" is 1 of the 5 nominated films selected out of more than 700 shorts for a Grand OFF Award 2009 in the category of Best Directing. The nominees include "Lazarus Taxon" (Spain), "After Tomorrow" (UK), "The Door" (Ireland), "In Nomine Patris" (France), and "Open Your Eyes" (USA). The 5 nominated films have been sent to the members of the Grand OFF Jury Chapter from all over the world. The fate of the nominations, which lies in the hands of 55 Grand OFF Jury Members from 24 countries, will be decided on the 21st of November, during the Grand OFF Awards Gala in Warsaw.

"Open Your Eyes" Nominated for Best Short Film at the Milan International Film Festival

"We want our selection of films to be seen, sold and distributed. With this in mind, I began thinking in reverse - from the goal of releasing a film to understand the necessary steps," ...
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Film News and Views | Open Your Eyes Reviewed, Erik Sean McGiven - 04/04/2009

"The film is an emotional journey allowing entry into the mind and heart of a breast cancer survivor ... It's a beautifully constructed tale that begins with misery and ends with [Julia] finding she's still a woman, loved and adored." Read More

The Seahawk | The Obsessions, Sarah Bode - 11/20/2008

"I'm touched every time I see it," said Traci Dinwiddie, the lead actress of Susan Cohen's short film "Open Your Eyes." "Open Your Eyes" was ...
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The Hollywood Reporter | 'Tel Aviv' tops ShortFest, Gregg Kilday - 8/27/2008

... Three special awards were presented: The Alexis Award for Most Promising Student Filmmaker went to "Open Your Eyes," directed by Susan Cohen ...
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The Press-Enterprise | Short films captivate judges at Palm Springs, Pat O'Brien - 8/26/2008

"Open Your Eyes," directed by Susan Cohen, of the U.S., was presented with the Alexis Award for Best Emerging Student Filmmaker. The Best Low Budget Short, ...
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2008 Palm Springs International ShortFest Announces Festival Winners

Setting new records all around, 318 short films screened throughout the ... Student Filmmaker went to Open Your Eyes (USA), directed by Susan Cohen. ...
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