Director / Producer / Writer
Randall Dottin grew up in Boston and received his bachelor’s degree in Film from Dartmouth College and an MFA from the Columbia University School of the Arts Graduate Film Division. His thesis film, A-ALIKE, was licensed for a two-year broadcast run by HBO in 2003 and has won numerous awards and distinctions including: the DGA Award for Best African-American Student Filmmaker and the Gold Medal at the 2004 Student Academy Awards for Best Narrative Film. In 2007, Randall completed LIFTED, sponsored by Fox Searchlight's program for emerging directors, the Fox Searchlab. In March 2009, Randall was named by INDIEWIRE Magazine as one of the Top Ten New Voices in Black Cinema. Currently, Randall is in production on a feature length documentary entitled, The Chicago Franchise: Modern Apartheid in America. The film explores the relationship between gun violence, poverty and residential segregation in Chicago.