Cathryn Sullivan – Acting Coach

Guest blog by Bob Valleau A renowned casting director once said, “Cathryn Sullivan is one of the top acting coaches in the nation. Learn from her!" Cathryn Sullivan coaches children and teen actors and has taught many stars that have included superstars Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato and her award-winning son, Cody Linley. Cody is best…

Jesus Always: 365 Devotions for Kids – Book Review

Jesus Always

Guest blog by Brittany Herd. Jesus Always: 365 Devotions For Kids is an adaption by Tama Fortner based upon the book by Sarah Young of the same title. Young is also the author of the bestseller Jesus Calling. First Impressions: The book features a gorgeous purple hard cover. The binding is great, in that it…

The BeLOVED Life™ Pillow Review – Guest Blog By Brittany Herd

I was thrilled with the unique opportunity to review a “My BeLOVED Life pillow.” After much deliberation, I chose the “WINGS OF EAGLES Plush Cushion Travel Pillow for Kids.” When it arrived in the mail I eagerly opened the package. My favorite feature is the shoulder strap, with a comfortable adjustable padded area, in addition…

International Christian Film Festival 2017 – By Gabrielle Valladares

It was very exciting to attend the International Christian Film Festival this month, especially since I have attended 4 out of the 5 years since it began! This year was no exception; ICFF keeps getting better and better.  Marty Jean-Louis is the founder, and I can say from personal experience that he accomplishes what he…

Once Upon a Time Holy Bible and Storybook Bible – Book Review

Today's review is a guest blog by my daughter, Brittany Herd. She is a minister's wife and the children's church director at her church, so she was excited to get to test out the new products with her class.  I was delighted to have the opportunity to review the NIrV Once Upon A Time Holy Bible.…

Filming Remember the Goal – Guest Post by Quinn Alexis

As we get ready for Remember the Goal's second wave of theatrical screenings, actress Quinn Alexis shares her memories of filming. Working on the set of Remember the Goal was both challenging (because of the heat) and an absolute blast, and getting to know my castmates and the crew was such a joy. Since the…

Filming Remember the Goal – Guest Post by Margaret Tant

As Remember the Goal kicks off a new wave of theatrical screenings, I've invited members of the cast to share about their experience filming. We begin with actress Margaret Tant. As I write this, I’m reminiscing back through old memories and the times we spent together as a cast/crew family, and being on set, still gives…

Script Writing – Building Conflict

Guest post by Israel Eziedo. There are three Acts in every story. Act one deals with Exposition; Act two, Conflict and Act three, Resolution. Generally, act two takes the longest part of the film and is the link between the first act and the last act. The key to keeping your audience is to start…

Scriptwriting – Internal Conflict

Guest post by Israel Eziedo. SCRIPTWRITING: INTERNAL CONFLICT It is without doubt that there can be no movie without an established conflict. A movie without a clearly defined conflict would make a great story concept feel like a long, boring, sleep inducing speech. In learning script writing, one of the most essential things you must…

International Christian Film Festival

With all the PROVIDENCE movie screenings we've got going on, we were unable to attend this year's International Christian Film Festival so Juli Tapken went in our place. Here's her guest blog about her experience.  If you are a newbie to film festivals like I am, the International Christian Film Festival is a great one…