Jon Graham – Radio Host, Screenwriter, Video Producer

This week I had the privilege of being a guest on "The Culture Connection" segment of the Life With Purpose radio show. As host Jon Graham and I were chatting after the interview, I discovered that not does he interview film folks, but he's a screenwriter getting ready to produce his own faith-based film. First,…

Impacting the Film World With Love

This week I had the privilege of teaching screenwriting at the Writing For Your Life conference. In addition to my two workshops, I also got to attend fabulous sessions by authors and editors. One of those was "Loving Your Readers" by author, editor, and publishing consultant Ami McConnell. In her class Ami stressed how important…

Women in Film – Katrina Cook

If you've spent any time watching the credits of faith-based films, you've probably noticed the name Katrina Cook or Katz Kasting. Her casting credits include Princess Cut, The Black Rider, Revelation Road part 3, I am Gabriel,  and Mission Air as well as network and reality shows The Bachelor, Extreme Makeover, and Sports Dads. Check out her website…

Reaching the Lost in Los Angeles – With Trey and Ariel Fernald of Eastern Sky Theatre

Several years ago at the Truth Awards, The Last Appeal movie swept the awards ceremony. It was the first I'd heard of it, but I found the lead actress mesmerizing as she accepted one award after another. Soon after, I got to watch the film at the GloryReelz Christian Film Festival, and I was able to…

Crossflix Internet Television Network – Review

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In the years since we released our first movie, we've seen dramatic shifts in the industry. DVDs are slowly fading away as consumers steer instead towards streaming services. Besides Netflix, which is geared towards a mass market audience, many smaller companies are focused on faith-based and family entertainment. Crossflix is one of the newer ones…

Altar Egos – Movie Review

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Faith-based films tend towards the dramatic, so if you're a Christian looking for a comedy movie for your family to enjoy, your choices are pretty limited. Fortunately, you'll soon have a new option - Altar Egos. Desperate to see their church grow, Pastor John (Robert Amaya) and wife Betsy (Erin Bethea) do the unthinkable and…

Women in Filmmaking – Alexanda Boylan

I interviewed Alexandra Boylan several years ago but now that I'm doing the Women in Filmmaking series, I wanted to follow-up with this busy female filmmaker. Alexandra is dedicated to using film as a way to empower women and is busy promoting her movies, speaking at an upcoming acting summit, and teaching fellow filmmakers how…

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…

Film Critics’ Favorite Films of 2016 – Part 6

For our final post in the favorite films series Kirk Fernwood of One Film Fan chose a different approach. He shares each of the Christian movies he saw this past year and explains what he liked about each one.  In a time when society seems to be falling apart and filled with so much overt hatred,…

Film Critics’ Favorite Films of 2016 – Part 5

In part five of our favorite films series, Tyler Smith of More Than One Lesson chose as his top films four theatrical movies with faith elements. SILENCE  Martin Scorsese’s honest and beautiful portrait of the Japanese persecution of Christians in the 1600s refuses to let anybody off easily. While our sympathies are undoubtedly with the Jesuit…

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