Acting Tips From Award Winning Actors

I am always practicing, always rehearsing, always observing - whether I'm actively working on a role or not. I study the work of actors I admire and try to figure out and emulate how they make the magic, how they create the illusion that they're not just playing a part or reading lines, but actually make me believe they are the characters they are portraying.

Providence Filming Days 5, 6, and 7

We're at the halfway mark now. We've filmed all the Adult Rachel and Adult Mitchell scenes, a few Teen Rachel scenes and a few Young Rachel scenes. It's been some pretty busy weekends made more complicated by the fact that I had a brilliant idea to tweak the script a bit and give it a…

The Impact of Color in Movies

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I remember a number of years ago we were watching Doc on TV and Brittany pointed out that all the actors were wearing blue. We started observing and realized that they were always color coordinated. So we wondered, is this something that was done on purpose? That simple observation led to research on color schemes…

The Good Book Movie Receives Film Innovation Award

In the past six months The Good Book movie has received sixteen film festival accolades. The most recent recognition, the "Film Innovation Award" from Churches Making Movies, was a special award created specifically for The Good Book movie for its innovative approach to sharing the gospel without words. Other festival accolades include “Best Inspirational Film”…

How to Host a Red Carpet Movie Premiere

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Red Carpet Premiere. It sounds so glamorous and exciting, something that most people only read about and never actually attend. But then I started noticing smaller filmmakers hosting red carpet events and I decided if they could do it, so could we. So at the completion of Flowers for Fannie, we decided to make our…

Jonathan Everett – Actor

Jonathan Everett is a talented actor who plays a wide range of roles. In Flowers for Fannie, he played the greedy nephew of Fannie. In Johnny Dynamo he's the comedic member of the entertainment trio. Other roles have included a cook and even a drug dealer.  When did you first develop an interest in acting? In high school,…

Amelia Mann – Actress

Amelia Mann is a high school teen who divides her time between school, dance, and film acting. Her film credits include Flowers for Fannie, Season of Miracles, The Good Book, and The Gospel Writers' Autographs. What was your first film role?                              …

Chuck Bryd – Grip/Lighting Technician

Chuck Byrd is a Grip/Lighting Technician working in the Nashville, Tennessee area. He has spent the past few years assembling his own grip truck and working on films and  television commercials. His film credits include Class of 91 and Flowers for Fannie and he will soon be working on The Good Book. First, introduce yourself as…

International Christian Retail Show 2013

What a great time we had at the ICRS in St. Louis this week! I'll be posting video interviews for the next couple of weeks, but wanted to give a brief introduction to all that we saw and did. The show kicked off Sunday afternoon with a media meet and greet and a panel discussion…

Tiffany Jordan – Teen Actress and Model

When did you first discover acting?I first started acting in church and youth programs when I was about 5 years old doing plays and Biblical drama skits. I also started performing with our church youth group involving interpretive movement/dance. At the same time, our church opened up for puppeteers in which we acted out performances…