Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Christian media professionals gather for the 2011 Gideon Media Arts Conference
The 2011 Gideon Media Arts Conference and Film Festival, set for August 6th – 11th at LifeWay Conference Center in Ridgecrest, NC, once again will give Christian media professionals an opportunity to learn and share talents, knowledge and expertise with each other. Whether new or well established in the area of Christian media, Gideon is for anyone interested in honing their skills in entertainment, whether it be film, television, music, theater, radio, or writing.
Several movies are scheduled to show at Gideon’s Film Festival, including the acclaimed film “The Grace Card” starring Michael Joiner. A Q&A with Joiner follows the August 9 film showing. “Pitching Hope” director Tony Mendoza is the sponsor of Gideon’s opening night. Other films screening are “Cutback,” “Courage New Hampshire,” “Jamaa,” “Decision,” “The Lamp,” “The Shunning,” “Beware of Christians,” “All For Liberty,” “Pendulum Swings,” and “My Finish Line.”
This year’s conference will also feature a short film contest. Prizes are awarded for categories such as best short film, best actor/actress, best cinematography, and best sound.
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