Robert Thomason – Actor

When Robert Thomason gave his speech as the Graduation Speaker in Summer of '67, he had the undivided attention of every individual on set. The chaos and commotion from moments before were forgotten as he launched into his speech. By the time he finished, many of the actors were in tears, even though the camera…

Film Critic’s Favorite Films of 2016 – Part 4

As we continue sharing favorite films, today we combine two movie reviewers - Brianna Hope Beaton and Jared Allen. Brianna is a film critic at Kids First. Jared reviews movies at his blog, The Anonymous Novelist. Stand Your Ground. A true story of how a Mother’s Faith is tested when her Son is charged with…

Francine Locke – Actress

Francine Locke is an accomplished actress with over twenty film credits to her name. She's appeared in Early Edition, Chicago Story, and Risky Business and has won numerous awards for her performances. She stars in Stand Your Ground, which releases to theaters next weekend. When did you first develop an interest in film/television acting? It must have been…

Stand Your Ground – With Michael McClendon

First, introduce yourself and your role with Stand Your Ground.  I am an actor, director, and writer for both stage and screen.  Originally, I was only set to write the screenplay for Stand Your Ground, but as I grew more attached to the subject and the people involved, it seemed inevitable that I continue with…

Jackie Carpenter – Writer

Jackie Carpenter never intended to be an author. But when tragedy overtook her family and God granted them an amazing miracle, she knew she had to share her story so that others that are in the depths of despair could find encouragement in her story of hope. Jackie's true life story is shared in her…