Rich Swingle – Stepping Out in Faith

Rich Swingle and Joyce Swingle at AMC Empire for Providence movie

Continuing with my articles that highlight films and folks from GloryReelz Christian Film Festival, I'm excited to talk with Rich Swingle about his roles in two of the featured films, The Messenger's Box and Providence.  When did you first discover a love for acting? I typically tell people in the fourth grade when I played…

Gary Bosek – Man With a Plan

Continuing with my coverage of speakers and filmmakers that will be at GloryReelz Christian Film Festival, I'm excited to introduce filmmaker Gary Bosek whose film The Messenger's Box is one of the festival finalists.   When did you first discover a love for film? I started in Public Access doing a sketch comedy/variety show, We…

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…

Andrew Hurt – Actor

I love to hear stories of how God takes seemingly insignificant events from people's past and uses them for great purposes in their future. Andrew Hurt has just such a story of how God used his past training in construction and horse training to open up doors for him as an actor. He also shows…

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.

The Narrow Way Film Festival – With Founder Venetia Baldwin

Venetia Baldwin is the Founder & Curator of The Narrow Way Film Festival, an event that features Christian-themed feature-length and short films from local, national and international artists of all ages and experience levels. It takes place July 17-18, 2015 at WHYY Studios in Philadelphia, PA. *What led to you starting The Narrow Way Film…

Rich Swingle – Actor

Rich Swingle in an incredibly prolific actor who's performed or taught in 27 countries and in hundreds of venues. He's best known for his one-man performances but has quickly amassed an impressive 17  film credits including Indescribable, The Screenwriters, In His Steps, Pawn's Move, Polycarp, and Beyond the Mask.  When did you first discover a…

Stacey Bradshaw – Actress, Writer, Photographer

Stacey Bradshaw is an old fashioned girl with a passion for filmmaking and acting. She has a theater degree as well as a year of film studies. She's been involved in nine short films and seven feature films including playing the lead in Touched by Grace. Other film credits include Alone Yet Not Alone, In…

Rebekah Cook – Actress, Coach, Casting Director, and Script Supervisor

There are a handful of names that keep popping up in discussions of faith-based films. Jenn Gotzon is one. Rebekah Cook is another. I've been hearing about her for years and just recently had the pleasure of getting to know her via facebook. Rebekah Cook is an actress, coach, casting director, and script supervisor who…

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