There has never been a better time to make faith films

“A people is known, not by its statements or its statistics, but by the stories it tells.”

Flannery O’Connor

MMP 56: Story Well Told with Dr. Karen Swallow Prior

MMP 56: Story Well Told with Dr. Karen Swallow Prior

Literature professor, Dr. Karen Swallow Prior joins me to talk about novels, story, and Christian film.  I have a weak spot for books and articles written by Christians that address the value of good fiction and the role good storytelling can have in the Christian...

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Art thaws even the frozen, darkened soul, opening it to lofty spiritual experience.

~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn


The only book for independent filmmakers in our changing world of cinema.

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The fascinating origins of the Christian film history. What we wrestle with today has been dealt with in the past.

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How we got where we are today in the Christian film industry.

Writing, directing, acting — it’s all here. Most every book that has followed has only complicated and encumbered the writer and filmmaker. If it was good enough for Stanley Kubrick…

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Vanhoozer’s first chapter reads like a manifesto for Christian filmmakers

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The Making of The Chosen with Dallas Jenkins

The Making of The Chosen with Dallas Jenkins

Dallas Jenkins is the director behind The Chosen, an episodic series on the life of Christ as told through the eyes of others, namely, the “chosen.” The series recently finished 8 episodes for the...

Cinematic Revolution of the French New Wave

Cinematic Revolution of the French New Wave

We’re going to do something a little different in this episode. We’re going to get a practical crash course on The French New Wave. I know some of you are asking, "Why?" But the reason is simple. The French New Wave, in my opinion, offers a near-perfect role model for...

“The motion picture camera, like the printing press, is a gift from God. We can use it for God’s purpose.”

 James K. Friedrich in the 1930’s


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