Inspirational Documentary Rock Bottom and Back Wins

Award of Merit in IndieFEST Film Awards


Baton Rouge, LA – May 10, 2017 – BIC Media Solutions is proud to announce that their inspirational documentary and docu-series pilot Rock Bottom and Back ™ has won a prestigious Award of Merit from the IndieFEST Film Awards. The award was given for its inspirational, faith-family message in the Christian Films category.  

Rock Bottom and Back™ hosted by Danny Trejo, chronicles the personal journeys of people from all walks of life, celebrities to ordinary people, who overcame insurmountable adversities and now give back to others in amazing ways.  Their stories are heartfelt, authentic, real, and inspirational.

“We are overjoyed to be recognized as an IndieFEST recipient which only helps to further the mission of this inspirational film in providing hope to those that need it most,” states Earl B. Heard, Executive Producer of the documentary,docu-series and co-author of Rock Bottom and Back.


The IndieFEST Film Awards recognizes film, television, videography and new media professionals who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity, and those who produce standout entertainment or contribute to profound social change. Entries are judged by highly qualified professionals in the film and television industry. Information about the IndieFEST and a list of recent winners can be found at

In winning an IndieFEST Film Award, BIC Media Solutions joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this internationally respected award including Liam Neeson as the narrator of Love Thy NatureA Path Appears Documentary featuring George Clooney and Blake Lively, Radical Grace executive produced by Susan Sarandon, a searing expose Davids and Goliath by Leon Lee, and Touched with Fire starring Katie Holmes.  Rick Prickett, who chairs The IndieFEST Film Awards, had this to say about the latest winners, “The IndieFEST is not an easy award to win. Entries are received from around the world from powerhouse companies to remarkable new talent. The IndieFEST helps set the standard for craft and creativity. The judges were pleased with the exceptional high quality of entries. The goal of The IndieFEST Film Awards is to help winners achieve the recognition they deserve.”

Rock Bottom and Back™ documentary is based on the book Rock Bottom and Back —Desperation to Inspiration, written by NYT bestselling author Susan Mustafa with Earl B. Heard. The documentary film is available for purchase on or and streaming on Vimeo on Demand  The book is available everywhere including the official website.  Rock Bottom and Back has been reformatted into a docu-series that is currently in development.

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