Christopher Award Winner for “The Flash” Notes Christopher Reeve’s “Superman” as Influence

TheFlash-4

As I wrote about recently, one of our Christopher Award winners this year is the pilot episode of “The Flash,” which brought old-fashioned heroism back to the TV landscape. Patheos blogger Kate O’Hare is also a fan of the series and recently interviewed the show’s writer and executive producer Andrew Kreisberg about the Christopher Award. [Read More...]

“When Calls the Heart’s” Brian Bird on Family TV Shows, eFangelism, & Modern Parables

BBird-2

Brian Bird has been a writer and producer in Hollywood for 30 years, working on shows like “Touched by an Angel” and the sitcom “Step by Step.” His latest project is season two of the Hallmark Channel series “When Calls the Heart,” which is based on the popular novel by Janette Oke. The show takes [Read More...]

Art Has Power to Bring People Together: An Interview with “Little Boy’s” Eduardo Verastegui

EduardoVerastegui-1

Eduardo Verastegui was a popular singer and telenovela star in his native Mexico when he came to Hollywood looking to build a career in the States as well. But when he reconnected with his Catholic faith during that time, he decided to focus his energies on projects that gave greater glory to God – projects [Read More...]

Saving Society’s “Disposable” Kids: Filmmaker Brian Ivie Discusses “The Drop Box”

DropBox-2

(All photos property of The Drop Box Film/Focus on the Family) On June 20, 2011, USC filmmaking student Brian Ivie was eating his breakfast cereal and reading the Los Angeles Times when he came across a story titled “South Korean Pastor Tends an Unwanted Flock.” It shared the actions of Pastor Jong-rak Lee, who had [Read More...]