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

Flannery O’Connor


Surviving Child Loss documentary in production

Surviving Child Loss documentary in production

When your child dies your entire world collapses, and that world will never be the same. You will never be the same. But there is hope to move forward in this life without crippling grief. And there is hope in the gospel in even such a horror as this. This past week,...

Christian Worldview Film Festival 2023

Christian Worldview Film Festival 2023

The Christian Worldview Film Festival is coming to Albany, GA, March 13 -17, 2023 — and I’m inviting you to attend! During the Guild, I will be teaching the workshops: “Directing Animation Part 1” - Tuesday @ 11:15AM, and “Directing Animation Part 2” - Wednesday @...

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

~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

MMP 61: 12 Westerns in 12 Months with Travis Mills

MMP 61: 12 Westerns in 12 Months with Travis Mills

Making one or two movies per year is huge effort. In 2020, the year of COVID, indie filmmaker, Travis Mills, shot 12 westerns in 12 months, and in the following year he released those 12 films in 12 months. If you’ve been following this podcast for some time, you’ll...

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Rich Peluso

Executive Vice President
Sony Affirm

Dallas Jenkins

The Chosen

Chris Dowling

Blue Miracle
Run the Race

Paul Long

Kappa Studios

Ben Howard

Founder/Executive VP
Third Coast Entertainment


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 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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