From the Director

From the Director

CAPTIVE- Raises the Faith-Based Film Bar

  A few months ago, my lead editor came up to me and said, “I’ve got a  movie trailer you need to see!”  So I sat down, afternoon Starbucks in hand, and pressed play. As the scenes of CAPTIVE rolled ...
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THE FOCUS ON “WAR ROOM” DEPENDS ON THE LENS– Movie ...

As I attempted to buy tickets to see the new release “War Room” last night, the 7:30 p.m. showing was sold out. So, we left the office, and went to an earlier showing. Even at 4:05 p.m. there was well ...
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Mission: Impossible- Rogue Nation (Review)

It was tradition: the best part of a James Bond movie was the suck-the-breath-out-of-you opening sequence.  Even Christopher Nolan showed he knew that at the beginning of The Dark Knight Rises.  But, here is today’s truth:  A great action movie ...
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ANT-MAN: A Pint-Size Powerhouse

I went to the movie theater not expecting a whole lot. Just another Marvel superhero movie.  Frankly, we’ve really become conditioned to these flicks.  And, they been around so long, some of the superheros have been rebooted into new movie ...
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INSIDE OUT — A Character Trip!

Strap in and get ready for a movie that takes you on an emotional journey that leaves you with sides hurting from all of the laughter. Typical goal when making a movie: Actors are usually consumed with the idea of ...
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The Director’s Story Behind CCM Stories

  People care about people. I learned this valuable lesson in the early days of my career from some incredibly wise mentors. It is a nugget, as a storyteller, that I have never forgotten. It doesn’t matter that Mary Richards ...
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REVIEW: MAD MAX — Sensory Overload!

SHELL SHOCK! That is the way I felt leaving the theater after watching the latest installment of Mad Max. Complete SENSORY OVERLOAD is not a way I’m used to feeling when exiting a movie theater. But, from start to finish, ...
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AMERICAN SNIPER – Rough & Remarkable

    Clint Eastwood movies leave a mark on my psyche. Grand Torino, for instance, left memorable impressions on my heart and mind. Admittedly, Eastwood’s images and scenes can be tough, just like his on-screen personas. But, almost all of ...
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Center for Creative Media Brand New – Better – ...

Center for Creative Media has opened its new studios in Tyler, Texas. Our new location includes 6000 square feet dedicated to studio production, post-production and creative development. Formerly a part of Teen Mania Ministries, CCM is now an independent, stand-alone ...
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UNBROKEN – Behind the Scenes B-roll