Aletheia Fellowship of the Arts Truth Awards 2015

This weekend we were honored to attend the first annual AFA Truth Awards held in Knoxville, Tennessee. Fellow filmmaker Daryl Hall (Fat Boys, The Lion) coordinated the event in order to provide encouragement to Christian filmmakers. The Good Book was up for a number of awards so we took a break from filming Providence in…

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 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…

Filmmaker’s Journey – Day 6

My entire life has been spent in the Southeastern United States. In the South we have green grass, rolling hills, and lots of trees. In Tennessee roads tend to be hilly and curvy, limiting your view to what's directly ahead. You never know what dangers might lurk around the next curve. In the Midwest, however,…

GloryReelz Christian Film Festival

This past weekend was the GloryReelz Christian Film Festival in Novi, Michigan, and our movie The Good Book was one of the official selections. We had no idea what to expect as this was our first year to attend, but I could tell from the start that festival director Sheri Brooks was passionate about the…

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…

The Importance of Spiritual Depth in Filmmakers

Yesterday I had the honor of attending a luncheon to introduce Inscribed, Thomas Nelson's new line of Bible Study resources for women. As I listened to the author presentations, I realized that each book has a message to filmmakers. First, as filmmakers it's important that we provide movies with a spiritual takeaway. Living So That:…

Rebecca Lines – Actress

From the moment I watched Rebecca Lines' demo reel, I was captured by her diversity and intensity as an actress. Getting to work with her and see her in action, I was further impressed. As the mom to the purse snatcher in The Good Book, she was an excellent silent movie actress, exhibiting such a…

Priscila Lafarga – Actress

Priscila Lafarga is a model and actress from Mexico. While living in Tennessee she participated in several film projects including Flowers for Fannie and 11 Seconds. She plays a mean girl inFlowers for Fannie, but she is actually as sweet as she is beautiful.  When did you first develop an interest in acting?My interest in acting was awakened at an…

Todd Vance – Actor

Todd Vance toyed with the idea of acting for most of his life but it wasn't until last year that he took a leap of faith and entered the world of theater and film acting. In that short time, he's already been in four films as well as commercials and music videos. When did you…

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