ADVANCING THE ART OF CHRISTIAN FILM

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

Flannery O’Connor

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“The Chosen” and the Second Commandment

“The Chosen” and the Second Commandment

It's not my intention to take aim at Dallas Jenkins' show The Chosen, now in it's 3rd of 7 seasons. For the past many months, I have been preparing a series of podcasts to address a question that often surfaces in Christian circles, but doesn't have the debate or...

Did Paul Oppose Fiction?

Did Paul Oppose Fiction?

On the Ask Pastor John podcast, John Piper talks about whether Paul's opposition to myth is an opposition to what we know today about fiction. It's a very helpful address. John says, Paul’s warning was that myths were leading people away from the truth and thus...

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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Notable Interviews

Rich Peluso

Executive Vice President
Sony Affirm

Dallas Jenkins

Director
The Chosen

Chris Dowling

Screenwriter/Director
Blue Miracle
Run the Race

Paul Long

President
Kappa Studios

Ben Howard

Founder/Executive VP
Third Coast Entertainment

MUST HAVE BOOKS FOR CHRISTIAN CINEPHILES

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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