A new interview where I connect the dots between “Hellbound?”, “Expelled” and… leprechauns?

You can read all about it here. [Read more...]

A video re: my upcoming film about Thomas Merton

James Martin, SJ, on behalf of Merton Movie from Knitted Heart on Vimeo. [Read more...]

My latest documentary is now available on DVD

The Chicken Manure Incident, which recounts the early days of the ongoing conflict between the city of Abbotsford, BC and its homeless population, is now available on DVD exclusively from Amazon. Order your copy here. [Read more...]

Why aren’t more evangelical Christians making horror movies?

Years before I began my career as a screenwriter/filmmaker, I met a guy named Murray Stiller who was hot on the idea of making horror movies from a Christian perspective. I admit to being intrigued, even though the idea struck me as odd at the time. But as Murray made his case, I came to [Read More...]

My new documentary is now officially available

It’s called The Chicken Manure Incident, and you can rent it for $3 or own it for $5. Due to recent events in Abbotsford, BC, where the documentary takes place, I had made an earlier cut available. This new version features better audio and new graphics. I’ve already screened the film in Abbotsford and Edmonton [Read More...]

52-minute version of “Hellbound?” now available

Good things come in small packages, or in this case, shorter packages. (Yikes, there’s no way to escape the innuendo, is there?) At any rate, we cut an abridged version of Hellbound? for CBC’s Documentary Channel, so I thought I’d also make it available online for those with short attention spans, don’t have a lot [Read More...]

The first review of my new documentary is in — and it’s a doozy

A brief excerpt from Mike Archer’s piece blistering piece at Abbotsford Today: Before Mayor Banman allows another Abbotsford taxpayer dollar to be given to the Calgary Flames he should buy every household in Abbotsford a copy of The Chicken Manure Incident. At $5 a copy it would be a bargain and it would change this [Read More...]

Everyone likes to give notes–but no one likes to get them

I’ve spent most of the last 10 years working as a screenwriter. And as anyone in the film industry knows, when it comes to “above the line” talent (those who are responsible for the creative direction of a film), screenwriters consistently rank at the bottom. On a typical film set, the director is king, the [Read More...]

Fresh wind + chicken manure = premiere of my new documentary

The Chicken Manure Incident, my new, 44-minute documentary about the ongoing battle between the City of Abbotsford, BC and its homeless population, will premiere at Fresh Wind Christian Fellowship in Abbotsford on January 25 at 7pm. Two of the principle figures in the film, Ward Draper and Jesse Wegenast of the 5&2 Ministries, will be [Read More...]

Sample some of the music from my upcoming documentary

The film is called “The Chicken Manure Incident.” It’s a 44-minute documentary that offers a unique perspective on the ongoing battle between the City of Abbotsford, BC (where I lived up until August) and it’s homeless and street-entrenched population, a conflict that was kicked off last June with city workers showed up early one morning [Read More...]


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