Judging Panel: Micah Fowler
Micah Fowler most recently wrapped shooting the role of James in the short film Princes. For three seasons Micah starred as JJ DiMeo on the ABC Network comedy, Speechless, filming a total of 63 episodes. At age 15, Micah made his feature film debut in Jason Reitman's Labor Day, opposite Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin.
Micah was honored to have been named to Forbes' 30 Under 30 - Class of 2018, which acknowledges the inspiring work of young entrepreneurs and youthful visionaries making a difference in our world today.
Additionally, Micah was featured in Variety's 2017 Youth Impact Report and was thrilled to have received a 2017 Teen Choice Award Nomination, for Choice Comedy TV Actor, for his work on Speechless. Micah was additionally honored to receive the 2018 United Cerebral Palsy LA Trailblazer Award.
Micah, the cast and executive producers of Speechless received the 2017 Catalyst Award for 'Television Show of the Year', the 2017 Television Critics Association's Award for 'Outstanding Achievement in Youth Programming' and the 2016 SAG-AFTRA Disability Awareness Award for their contribution in raising visibility and awareness of disability issues within the entertainment industry.
In addition to his acting career, through both Zoom engagements and traveling the country, Micah uses his voice to be a constant advocate for those with disabilities doing public speaking engagements for corporations, schools, universities, medical conferences and expos, including Forbes, Microsoft, WebMD and Abilities Expos across the country.
Micah is also a proud ambassador for the Cerebral Palsy Foundation.
Representation: Paradigm Talent Agency in New York
Twitter/ Instagram: @micahdfowler