James C. Peters – Screenwriter and Script Consultant

For some reason, many filmmakers think they can just throw together a story and make a movie. But screenwriting is so much more than just a story. It's an art that requires skill and training in order to properly bring a story to life on the big screen. Screenwriters need consultants to point out weaknesses…

WriterFest Nashville – With Founder and Director Ami McConnell

I love writing conferences! I especially enjoy networking and meeting fellow attendees. I met Ami McConnell when we were both on the faculty at the Writing For Your Life conference last year. She's former Editor-in-Chief and Vice President of Howard Books/Simon & Schuster, has edited many best-selling authors including Ted Dekker, Karen Kingsbury, Max Lucado,…

Mitch Emoff – Screenwriter

Mitch Emoff is the screenwriter for FATHER, SON, & HOLY MOSES! one of the winning films at last week's International Christian Film Festival. His name is also a familiar name for Nashville folks as he is the head of the Nashville Filmmakers Meetup group. First, introduce yourself and your filmmaking background. I started as a…

Sharon Wilharm – Speaker

It is with great excitement today that I officially launch my new speaker's page. I debated over the best way to introduce it and finally determined to do it like I would do if it were anyone else, So for a rather unique approach, I am interviewing myself, asking the same questions I would ask…

Award Winning Screenwriters Share The Best Advice They Ever Received

I'm excited to introduce a new series of articles where I share advice from award winning writers, directors, producers, editors, cinematographers, and other filmmaking individuals. We kick off with four screenwriters offering the best advice they ever received. Here's what Doc Benson, Keith Perna, Anthony Hackett, and Sean Paul Murphy had to say. Early on,…

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…