Filmmaker

On December 8, 1990 a communications major with a desire to make movies married a schoolteacher with a passion for writing and directing drama. A decade later, we combined our unique talents and produced our first Mainstreet Productions feature film. Our motion pictures have screened in theaters across the country, aired on countless television networks…

Women in Filmmaking – Katherine Johnson

Women in Film - Katherine Johnson

I had the privilege of working together with Katherine Johnson on Summer of '67. It didn't take long to discover that she's a power house. As assistant director she was constantly in motion, taking care of  everyone on set  -lead actors, background actors, and me. And yet, despite her busy-ness, she maintained a soothing calm…

Women in Filmmaking – Lynn Moody

Filmmaker Lynn Moody

I first met filmmaker Lynn Moody at the Alethia Truth Awards, got better acquainted at the GloryReelz Christian Film Festival, and now our films will both be screening at The Narrow Way Film Festival. Sisters is Lynn's first feature and she jumped in headfirst, taking on most of the behind the scenes filmmaking roles. Here she…

Women in Filmmaking – Jamie Lee Smith

GloryReelz Christian Film Festival takes place two weeks from now. Have you registered yet? The day promises to be a great film event with helpful workshops in the morning, quality films in the afternoon, and fellowship lunch sandwiched between. One of the workshops available to attend is Jamie Lee Smith's "Succeeding as a Woman in the…

Women in Filmmaking – Katherine Dudley

In the upcoming weeks I will slowly be transitioning my Faith Flix focus. I started off just providing a behind the scenes look at filmmaking, but my new focus will be about encouraging film folks to raise the bar and strive for excellence in all that we do. Katherine Dudley is a perfect example of…

Women in Filmmaking – Pat Patterson

women in filmmaking Pat Patterson female filmmaker

One of the things I enjoy most about Faith Flix is being introduced to new folks and getting to share their unique stories with other. Pat Patterson is one of those interesting stories.  In 1992, Pat Patterson formed Fleetwood Stage in New Rochelle, N. Y., which had an 11-season run producing four main stage productions…

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