TAG: MOVIES


‘Shooting Heroin’ On Mission To Be Real, Show Redemption, Avoid Sugar-Coating

Spencer T Folmar has a clear mission when making his movies, including “Shooting Heroin,” the one he begins filming on this week — they must be real, show redemption, and not be sugar-coated. BY ALEX MURASHKO This article is the conclusion of a two-part interview with Folmar, who is a filmmaker and TogetherLA contributing writer. In this part of the interview (below), he shares more about walking the line between Faith...

READ MORE
Filmmaker Walks Line Between Faith Based and General Audiences Entertainment

Filmmaker and TogetherLA contributing writer Spencer T Folmar isn’t shy about telling stories that highlight society’s sins and ills — and redemption. BY ALEX MURASHKO As a Christian man living in Hollywood, navigating the movie industry can sometimes be difficult. Walking the line between Faith Based and General Audiences entertainment can be a vulnerable balancing act. After his film company, Hard Faith, released “Generational Sins” last year, a story that touched on...

READ MORE
Movieguide Awards: Winners Highlighted As ‘The Good in Hollywood’

LOS ANGELES, CA — The Boss Baby, Darkest Hour and The Star, where among the movies that took home top prizes at the 26th Annual Movieguide® Awards Gala and Report to the Entertainment in Industry held at the Universal Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles on Friday (Feb. 2, 2018). BY DAN WOODING ASSIST NEWS SERVICE The glittering event which recognizes “the good in Hollywood” was started some 26 years ago by Dr....

READ MORE
168 Film Festival

The 15th annual 168 Film Festival is the crown jewel of our year. It’s a glitzy, two-day red carpet affair featuring premieres from artists from around the world, vying for over 30 awards. Grand Prize: One deserving producer will be chosen make a feature film with 8168 Film, LLC in 2018. Make plans to be in Los Angeles! Sat-Sun, Aug. 26-27, 2017 at the Regal Cinemas Premiere House at LA...

READ MORE
War for the Planet of the Apes: A Simian Re-Telling of Exodus Story?

The Planet of the Apes saga-in-sequeldom continues to suit Russell Moore well. During the weekend release of the War for the Planet of the Apes he tweeted that the movie is “a simian re-telling of the Exodus story.” The tweet by the president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (the public-policy arm of the Southern Baptist Convention) expands on a lesson he gave several years ago to his students...

READ MORE
RECENT POLL: Moviegoers See a Pro-Choice Bias in Hollywood

Is Hollywood pushing a pro-choice agenda? Americans seem to think so. Sure, movies like The Cider House Rules, Dirty Dancing and Fast Times at Ridgemont High make a strong case for legalized abortion, but pro-life groups have praised the likes of Arrival, Juno and even the raunchy comedy Knocked Up — all movies where lead female characters choose to give birth rather than abort. When push comes to shove, though, moviegoers...

READ MORE
Hollywood Film & Faith: ‘The Hanoi Hilton’ Director Lionel Chetwynd Speaker Saturday

We are pleased to announce that Hollywood Film & Faith’s next speaker will be legendary Writer/Director/Producer Lionel Chetwynd whose works have included biographical pictures of Joseph, Moses and Jacob as well as The Resurrection. He’s perhaps best known for his work as director of The Hanoi Hilton. Lionel was born in London, England, and moved to Canada at the age of eight, growing up in Montreal and Toronto. He left...

READ MORE
Life Fest Film Festival 2017 – Raleigh Studios Hollywood

Life Fest Film Festival 2017 will be held at the Raleigh Studios in Hollywood May 4-7th. Entries from around the world will be showcased, each of which convey the sense that every human life has intrinsic value. Life Fest is THE film festival dedicated to showcasing films that affirm the intrinsic worth of innocent human life, and the profound significance of each life. Life Fest draws support from throughout the entertainment...

READ MORE
168 Film Project Grand Prize Fully Funded Feature Film

BURBANK, Calif. — The 168 Film Project, an annual short filmmaking competition in it’s 15th year, announces that the grand prize this year will be an independent feature film budget, for the winning filmmaker to make a feature film. Contest entry registration is open through May 11, and completed short films are due on June 2. Named ‘8168’, the grand prize title refers to the number of hours projected to complete...

READ MORE