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…

The Story Behind “The Bridge”

First, introduce yourself and tell us about the role that you play with "The Bridge" movie. My name is Danielle Minnes and I am the writer, producer and director of the faith-based feature film entitled "The Bridge". What is your filmmaking background? I had no filmmaking experience prior to making The Bridge. But I felt…

The Golden Rule For Filmmakers

Middle Tennessee is a hub for feature filmmaking. At any given time there's at least one faith-based film in production with films ranging from no-budget to big-budget and everything in between. I enjoy following all the local films on facebook as well as listening to my actor friends share their experiences on the different film…

Tyler Roberds – Actor, Director

Tell us about your role in “Pawn’s Move”. I play the role of Jimmy Davis (Pawn) in Pawns Move, who was taken in by his mentor Harvey as a teenager. Harvey teaches him about God and how to run a business. He's the father he never had until he losses him and is once again…

Required Reading- Before You Make a Christian Movie

By Fred Wilharm Since the making of "Flywheel" in 2003 by Sherwood Pictures, hundreds of Christians have been inspired to make their own faith based feature. It's a noble venture and one God can ultimately bless-  but there are some ground rules that should be considered first. Please note that we have broken all these…

Should I Make a Movie?

Filming The Good Book movie

The year 2006 was a turning point in Christian cinema history. With the release of “Facing the Giants” churches and individuals across the country decided that if Sherwood Baptist could make a movie, maybe they could too. Now, hundreds of faith-based films are produced each year, many by folks who’ve never before even handled a…

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