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 destroying people. They were, in fact, creating an indifference to the truth...

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Indie Filmmaker Inspiration: Mark Toia

Indie Filmmaker Inspiration: Mark Toia

Mark Toia never made a feature film before. He came up with an idea and explored it as a hobby. Soon it became an obsession, that became a screenplay, attached actor Neal McDonough, the directed and produced it, with 200 effects shots for under $2 million dollars. It looks like a $50 million dollar movie. He turned down complicated film...

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Why you need to listen to Richard Walters Substack ‘Get Reel’

Why you need to listen to Richard Walters Substack ‘Get Reel’

I want to direct you to a screenwriting resource that I have greatly enjoyed. It's a Substack by Richard Walter called Get Reel. Richard Walter is a great screenwriting instructor. He knows his stuff. He is also very opinionated and isn't afraid of rocking the boat or...

7 Indie Micro-budget Filmmakers Who Have Chutzpah

7 Indie Micro-budget Filmmakers Who Have Chutzpah

We are living in a new era of microbudget filmmaking. More and more filmmakers are learning how to make their own films on a shoestring and find an audience. We are no longer beholden to Hollywood for entertainment, and that's a good thing, especially for Christian...

Light & Shadow | A Conversation with Cinematographers

Light & Shadow | A Conversation with Cinematographers

Christian filmmakers tend to be plagued with a debilitating problem. They focus on the message and the mission at the expense of the craft of filmmaking. Good filmmaking isn't about following actors around with a camera. Good filmmaking is about understanding the...

The Cage: A Powerful and Well-Crafted Short Film by Ricky Staub

The Cage: A Powerful and Well-Crafted Short Film by Ricky Staub

The fourteen minute short narrative film written and directed by Ricky Staub for Film Supply has renewed my interest in the short film form. I've not been as impressed by a short film for a long time, and it has made me rethink the value of this narrative film form....

A List of Faith & Family Streaming Platforms

A List of Faith & Family Streaming Platforms

Streaming technology has opened the doors for the rise of new distribution platforms to curate Christian content and showcase their own material. It's really an interesting time to be a filmmaker. Here is a list of platforms to pay attention to: AGTV (American Gospel...

Dispatches from the Front Sale

Dispatches from the Front Sale

The excellent documentary series Dispatches from the Front, featuring Tim Keesee, is on sale until January 15th. You can get the entire 14 part series for half off, regularly $120, now only $60. Tim Keesee was a guest on the podcast, you can find that podcast here....

Rhonwyn Kendrick’s Story, the Mother of the Kendrick Brothers

Rhonwyn Kendrick’s Story, the Mother of the Kendrick Brothers

Revive Our Hearts Ministry created an inspiring and challenging video story about the mother of Stephen and Alex Kendrick. Rhonwyn Kendrick is a praying mom and grandmother—and she’s seen the indescribable power of prayer firsthand. Watch Rhonwyn and her son, Stephen...

Spielberg’s Advice to Young Filmmakers

Spielberg’s Advice to Young Filmmakers

In a recent interview with Collider, Steven Spielberg shared one piece of advice to young filmmakers. “The only piece of advice I love to give is don't worry so much about technique and don't worry so much about where to put the camera or have a light. Worry about one...