SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS May 27, 2004 Vision Forum Ministries and the San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival are pleased to announce the 2004 festival featured speakers, judges, seminars, and the $10,000 Jubilee Award.
This November 11-13, festival attendees will be treated to lecturers Dr. R.C. Sproul, Jr., Dr. George Grant, film producers Geoff Botkin and Rich Christiano, and Doug Phillips. Ron Maxwell, director of Gettysburg and Gods and Generals, is scheduled for a special guest directors workshop presentation. Dramatic presentations of The Greatest Stories Ever Told will be presented by veteran narrator and actor, George Sarris. And an evening of rousing ballads dedicated to bold manhood, virtuous womanhood, and generational faithfulness will be presented by Americas premiere Celtic and maritime balladeer, Charlie Zahm.
Participants in the SAICFF will be treated to some of the most worldview challenging and practical classes on issues of crucial importance to students and filmmakers with a commitment to challenge our culture while taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ. Subjects, which are subject to change, include:
- The Most Common Mistakes of Beginning Directors
- How to Make the Right Vocational and Educational Choices Without Sacrificing Priorities Related to Family, Holiness, and the Will of God
- The Power of Collaboration
- What Hollywood Knows about Filmmaking that You Dont, and What You Know about Filmmaking that Hollywood Doesnt
- The Depths of the Christian Filmmakers Responsibility
- The Importance of Discernment
- Screenwriting Workshop
- Christian Filmmaking 101
- How to Market and Sell Independent Christian Films
- Directors Workshops
- And More
Vision Forum Ministries is currently working with the same company which produces the Oscar® to create and manufacture a magnificent bronze award for the winners of our Jubilee Awards. Additional prizes will be presented to runners-up in each category. Categories include Christ-honoring narrative, documentary, political, creation, film trailer, and more. Awards will be given in each category, as well as a grand prize of $10,000 to the best of the film festival. Anyone may enter.
For more information on the San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival and Jubilee Awards, including bios and information on the featured speakers, please visit the festival Web site at: www.independentchristianfilms.com
Vision Forum Ministries