Faith & Family Filmmakers

Geoffrey and Jaclyn Whitt

The Faith and Family Filmmakers Podcast helps filmmakers who share a Christian worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Releasing new episodes every Monday, we interview experts from varying fields of filmmaking; from screenwriters, actors, directors, and producers, to composers, talent agents, and distributors. Hear inspiring stories from the journeys of successful Christian Filmmakers. Find out what’s currently being written and produced. Learn about distribution and fundraising strategies. Get expert advice that will help you advance in your career. This show is for people involved in all areas of the filmmaking industry, and those who want to be! Produced and hosted by Geoffrey Whitt and Jaclyn Whitt, this podcast is brought to you by the Faith & Family Filmmakers Association https://www.faffassociation.com/ read less
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Meet Your Hosts: Geoff and Jaclyn Share Their Creative Journeys
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Meet Your Hosts: Geoff and Jaclyn Share Their Creative Journeys
Episode 57 - Meet Your Hosts: Geoff and Jaclyn Share Their Creative Journeys In this unique episode of the Faith and Family Filmmakers Podcast, hosts Jaclyn and Geoffrey Whitt  interview each other, revealing personal stories and pivotal moments from their careers in music, film, screenwriting, and creative business ventures. They discuss Geoff's early experiences in music and children's ministry, leading to his first filmed musical, and Jaclyn's journey from writing scripts at 11 years old to becoming a dedicated screenwriter and mentor. The couple also shares insights about their transition to living in Mexico to pursue their business full-time, the development of the Faith and Family Screenwriting Academy, and their plans to provide opportunities for  pitching and promoting projects within the podcast. They announce the end of Exclusive Member’ Episodes and highlight upcoming guests and episodes for the next season. Additionally, Jaclyn introduces her upcoming book, combining fiction and non-fiction to explore understanding God from a storyteller's perspective.Highlights:Welcome and IntroductionGeoff's Creative JourneyJaclyn's Creative BeginningsScreenwriting as a CareerStarting a New Life in MexicoFaith and Family Screenwriting Academy and BeyondPodcast Evolution and Listener EngagementNew Paid Pitch and Promote EpisodesJaclyn's BookGeoff and Jaclyn Whitt are a Christian couple who also happen to be business partners. Together, they founded the Faith and Family Screenwriting Academy and the Family and Family Filmmakers Podcast. Jaclyn is a screenwriter and instructor while Geoff runs the business side of things.Read a sample of Jaclyns work as an Author: https://www.jaclynwhitt.com/The Faith & Family Filmmakers podcast helps filmmakers who share a Christian worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Releasing new episodes every Monday, we interview experts from varying fields of filmmaking; from screenwriters, actors, directors, and producers, to film scorers,  talent agents, and distributors. It is produced and hosted by Geoffrey Whitt and Jaclyn Whitt , and is brought to you by the Faith & Family Filmmakers Association Support Faith & Family Filmmakers Our mission is to help filmmakers who share a Christian Worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Please help by becoming a supporting member or leaving One-Time Donation.Get Email Notifications Faith and Family Screenwriting Bootcamp: https://www.faffassociation.com/screenwriting-bootcampEnter the Faith & Family Screenwriting Awards festival Faith and Family Screenwriting Academy: https://www.faffassociation.com/Script Notes and Coaching: https://www.faffassociation.com/script-servicesCopyright 2024 Ivan Ann Productions
Voice Acting for Animation and Visual Effects Technology with Brannon Hollingsworth
03-07-2024
Voice Acting for Animation and Visual Effects Technology with Brannon Hollingsworth
Episode 56 - Voice Acting for Animation and Visual Effects Technology with Brannon Hollingsworth In this episode with hosts Jaclyn and Geoffrey Whitt, Brannon Hollingsworth provides an in-depth look into the world of animation and visual effects. He shares advice on how aspiring voice actors can enter the field, emphasizing the importance of networking and honing character acting skills. Brannon discusses the advanced technology, such as mocap and face capture, used in modern animation and its potential for remote collaboration. The episode also covers Brainy's unique approach to casting and giving feedback to help Christian creatives grow. Additionally, Brannon delves into his experiences working with Angel Studios on “The Shift”, explaining the integration of Unreal Game Engine for creating complex visual effects. This insightful conversation offers valuable guidance for anyone looking to pursue a career in animation or VFX.Breaking into Voice Acting for AnimationExploring Mocap and Face Capture TechnologyCasting Calls and Feedback ProcessRemote Recording and Studio SessionThe Shift: Visual Effects in FilmCreating 3D Environments with Unreal EngineFinal Thoughts and EncouragementBrannon Hollingsworth’s insights into voice acting and visual effects provide a comprehensive guide for anyone looking to break into these fields. Whether you're an aspiring voice actor or a tech enthusiast eager to explore mocap and 3D environments, Brannon’s advice is to start experimenting and learning as much as you can. The opportunities in this industry are vast and ever-evolving, making it an exciting time to be a part of it. We hope this interview sheds light on the process and inspires you to take the next step in your creative journey.BRANNON HOLLINGSWORTH (Creative Director/Writer) was born to create. An author, speaker, poet, producer, publisher, game designer, content creator, script writer, art director, and unapologetic Christ-follower, Brannon is a passionate creator, teacher, and deacon of young adults who promotes family-oriented ministries. Brannon is a multi-award-wining director, producer, and screenwriter of Christian animation, the author or co-author of over a dozen novels, novellas, and short stories as well as the co-creator of a game that Forbes called “a clever idea well executed” and “excellent”. He serves joyously as the Chief Operations Officer and Chief Creative Officer for Brainy Pixel Productions, a Christian Animation/Production studio in north Alabama.Brannon's Links: https://linktr.ee/brainypixelFaith and Family Summer Screenwriting Bootcamp: https://www.faffassociation.com/screenwriting-bootcampThe Faith & Family Filmmakers podcast helps filmmakers who share a Christian worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Releasing new episodes every Monday, we interview experts from varying fields of filmmaking; from screenwriters, actors, directors, and producers, to film scorers,  talent agents, and distributors. It is produced and hosted by Geoffrey Whitt and Jaclyn Whitt , and is brought to you by the Faith & Family Filmmakers Association Support Faith & Family Filmmakers Our mission is to help filmmakers who share a Christian Worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Please help by becoming a supporting member or leaving One-Time Donation.Get Email Notifications Enter the Faith & Family Screenwriting...
Creating Faith-Based Animation with Brannon Hollingsworth
03-07-2024
Creating Faith-Based Animation with Brannon Hollingsworth
Episode 55 - Creating Faith-Based Animation with Brannon Hollingsworth In this episode of the Faith and Family Filmmakers podcast, hosts Jaclyn and Geoffrey Whitt welcome Brannon Hollingsworth, a multifaceted creator and chief operations officer at Brainy Pixel Productions. Brannon shares his journey from freelance writer to co-founding a dedicated Christian animation studio alongside his partner, Michael Tonis. He discusses overcoming early challenges, navigating the animation industry, and the pivotal moment of choosing to create content that glorifies God. Key highlights include the creation and vision behind Brainy Pixel Productions, technological tools used in their creative process such as the Unreal Game Engine, and past and current projects like 'Cubekins' and 'Lily's Lab'. Brannon also addresses the balance of creative passion and business acumen in the animation and filmmaking industries.Introduction to Brannon HollingsworthEarly Career and Meeting Michael TonisThe Birth of Brainy PixelTransition to Christian AnimationSuccess with Cubekins and Other ProjectsTechnological Tools and InnovationsThe Costs in AnimationRelationship Between Game Creation and AnimationConclusion and Contact InformationBrannon's journey with Brainy Pixel exemplifies the blend of faith, creativity, and technological innovation in the realm of Christian animation. As they continue to develop engaging content for various age groups, their dedication to glorifying God through their work remains unwavering. Be sure to follow Brainy Pixel on social media and stay tuned for their upcoming projects, which promise to uplift and inspire audiences worldwide.Stay creative and faithful, and we look forward to bringing you more inspiring stories from the world of Faith and Family Filmmakers.BRANNON HOLLINGSWORTH (Creative Director/Writer) was born to create. An author, speaker, poet, producer, publisher, game designer, content creator, script writer, art director, and unapologetic Christ-follower, Brannon is a passionate creator, teacher, and deacon of young adults who promotes family-oriented ministries. Brannon is a multi-award-wining director, producer, and screenwriter of Christian animation, the author or co-author of over a dozen novels, novellas, and short stories as well as the co-creator of a game that Forbes called “a clever idea well executed” and “excellent”. He serves joyously as the Chief Operations Officer and Chief Creative Officer for Brainy Pixel Productions, a Christian Animation/Production studio in north Alabama.Brannon's Links: https://linktr.ee/brainypixel Faith and Family Summer Screenwriting Bootcamp: https://www.faffassociation.com/screenwriting-bootcampThe Faith & Family Filmmakers podcast helps filmmakers who share a Christian worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Releasing new episodes every Monday, we interview experts from varying fields of filmmaking; from screenwriters, actors, directors, and producers, to film scorers,  talent agents, and distributors. It is produced and hosted by Geoffrey Whitt and Jaclyn Whitt , and is brought to you by the Faith & Family Filmmakers Association Support Faith & Family Filmmakers Our mission is to help filmmakers who share a Christian Worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Please help by becoming a supporting member or leaving One-Time Donation.Get Email Notifications
Film Scoring Tools, Software, and Advice for Aspiring Composers with Zachary Horner
26-06-2024
Film Scoring Tools, Software, and Advice for Aspiring Composers with Zachary Horner
Episode 54 - Film Scoring Tools, Software, and Advice for Aspiring Composers with Zachary Horner In this episode of the Faith and Family Filmmakers Podcast, hosts Jaclyn and Geoffrey Whitt interview Zachary Horner, a film composer known for his work on projects like 'Disciples in the Moonlight' and 'The Thorn'. Zachary discusses his favorite genres to compose for, his favorite film composers, and his favorite instruments. He also provides insights on the tools and software he uses, and shares advice for aspiring composers on working with budgets of various sizes. Furthermore, Zachary highlights the importance of communication and collaboration in film scoring, detailing his experiences working with directors and producers. He ends the interview by offering tips on marketing oneself as a film composer and where listeners can find and hire him.Welcome and IntroductionDiscussing Favorite GenresFavorite Film ComposersChallenges in Composing for ComedyFavorite Instruments and Their EmotionsTools and Software for ComposingGear Advice for Aspiring ComposersCollaborating with DirectorsUpcoming Projects and Contact InformationZachary Horner is an American Composer, Orchestrator, and Producer and has been working in the industry for over a decade. His musical education began early in childhood as a choirboy and enrolled in private music lessons. He has a Master of Arts in Orchestration for Film from ThinkSpace Education (University of Chichester).In addition to avoiding celery at all costs, Zachary has been hard at work over the years creating timeless melodies, alarmingly realistic sampled mock-ups, and rich orchestration for hundreds of projects ranging from promotional to feature films, documentaries to apps, producing artists to short films.Zachary on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zachary_horner/Zachary on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/zachary.horner.composerZachary on IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm8066578/Faith and Family Summer Screenwriting Bootcamp: https://www.faffassociation.com/screenwriting-bootcampThe Faith & Family Filmmakers podcast helps filmmakers who share a Christian worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Releasing new episodes every Monday, we interview experts from varying fields of filmmaking; from screenwriters, actors, directors, and producers, to film scorers,  talent agents, and distributors. It is produced and hosted by Geoffrey Whitt and Jaclyn Whitt , and is brought to you by the Faith & Family Filmmakers Association Support Faith & Family Filmmakers Our mission is to help filmmakers who share a Christian Worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Please help by becoming a supporting member or leaving One-Time Donation.Get Email Notifications Enter the Faith & Family Screenwriting Awards festival Faith and Family Screenwriting Academy: https://www.faffassociation.com/Script Notes and Coaching:
Building a Film Scoring Career with Zachary Horner
26-06-2024
Building a Film Scoring Career with Zachary Horner
Episode 53 - Building a Film Scoring Career with Zachary Horner In this episode of the Faith and Family Filmmakers podcast, Hosts Jaclyn and Geoffrey Whitt interview Zachary Horner, an American film composer known for his work on projects like 'Disciples in the Moonlight' and 'The Thorn'.  Horner discusses his musical journey from early childhood, his education, and his work on various projects including promotional videos, short films, documentaries, and feature-length films. He shares insights on starting small, building relationships, and continually learning as a composer. Zachary also discusses the difference between working with live instruments versus samples. The episode provides valuable advice for aspiring composers, emphasizing the significance of perseverance, humility, and collaboration.Introduction and WelcomeZachary's Musical JourneyFrom Choir Boy to Film ComposerMusicianshipLive Instruments vs. SamplesNotable Projects and ExperiencesAdvice for Aspiring ComposersZachary Horner is an American Composer, Orchestrator, and Producer and has been working in the industry for over a decade. His musical education began early in childhood as a choirboy and enrolled in private music lessons. He has a Master of Arts in Orchestration for Film from ThinkSpace Education (University of Chichester).In addition to avoiding celery at all costs, Zachary has been hard at work over the years creating timeless melodies, alarmingly realistic sampled mock-ups, and rich orchestration for hundreds of projects ranging from promotional to feature films, documentaries to apps, producing artists to short films.Zachary on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zachary_horner/Zachary on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/zachary.horner.composerZachary on IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm8066578/Faith and Family Summer Screenwriting Bootcamp: https://www.faffassociation.com/screenwriting-bootcampThe Faith & Family Filmmakers podcast helps filmmakers who share a Christian worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Releasing new episodes every Monday, we interview experts from varying fields of filmmaking; from screenwriters, actors, directors, and producers, to film scorers,  talent agents, and distributors. It is produced and hosted by Geoffrey Whitt and Jaclyn Whitt , and is brought to you by the Faith & Family Filmmakers Association Support Faith & Family Filmmakers Our mission is to help filmmakers who share a Christian Worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Please help by becoming a supporting member or leaving One-Time Donation.Get Email Notifications Enter the Faith & Family Screenwriting Awards festival Faith and Family Screenwriting Academy: https://www.faffassociation.com/Script Notes and Coaching: https://www.faffassociation.com/script-servicesCopyright 2024 Ivan Ann Productions
Festival Insights and Screenwriting Strategies with Scott Michael Branan
17-06-2024
Festival Insights and Screenwriting Strategies with Scott Michael Branan
Episode 52 - Festival Insights and Screenwriting Strategies with Scott Michael Branan In this episode of the Faith and Family Filmmakers podcast, host Jaclyn Whitt and guest Scott Michael Brannon delve into the intricacies of navigating film festivals. Scott shares his unique perspective as a festival organizer and discusses the value of selecting the right festivals as a screenwriter,  including personal anecdotes about mistakes and successes. The conversation covers strategic submissions, the importance of feedback, and how film festivals can offer networking opportunities. They highlight notable festivals and stress the significance of recognizing scripts that resonate beyond faith-based audiences.Introduction and WelcomeThe Value of Film FestivalsFestival Experiences and InsightsChoosing the Right FestivalSuccess Stories and Lessons LearnedStrategic SubmissionsFeedback and ImprovementFinal Thoughts and EncouragementScott Branan has been screenwriting for over 20 years. He enjoys many different genres of film and has also written a full stage musical with his father and oldest daughter, complete with 14 original songs.He owns Beyond Entertainment Studios in Southwest Florida, which creates family friendly projects, as well as Beyond Audio Visual, a complete Audio Visual Rental, Installation and Live Production company. BAV is the money-making side of the business which is used to bring BE projects to life. Scott is also the director of Beyond Entertainment Family Film Festival.He has been married to Kathy Brannon for 30 years and has two daughters; Karissa and Makayla.Czar of Hollywood Musical: www.beyondmusicals.comDeep Within Film: ​​www.carbondating.loveBeyond Entertainment Audio Visual: www.beyondentertainmentfl.comBeyond Entertainment on Facebook: www.facebook.com/beyondentertainmentSWFLFaith and Family Summer 2024 Screenwriting Bootcamp: https://www.faffassociation.com/screenwriting-bootcampThe Faith & Family Filmmakers podcast helps filmmakers who share a Christian worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Releasing new episodes every Monday, we interview experts from varying fields of filmmaking; from screenwriters, actors, directors, and producers, to film scorers,  talent agents, and distributors. It is produced and hosted by Geoffrey Whitt and Jaclyn Whitt , and is brought to you by the Faith & Family Filmmakers Association Support Faith & Family Filmmakers Our mission is to help filmmakers who share a Christian Worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Please help by becoming a supporting member or leaving One-Time Donation.Get Email Notifications Enter the Faith & Family Screenwriting Awards festival Faith and Family Screenwriting Academy: https://www.faffassociation.com/Script Notes and Coaching:
Beyond Entertainment: Musicals, Films and Festivals with Scott Michael Branan
17-06-2024
Beyond Entertainment: Musicals, Films and Festivals with Scott Michael Branan
Episode 51 - Beyond Entertainment: Musicals, Films and Festivals with Scott Michael Branan In this episode of the Faith and Family Filmmakers podcast, hosts Jaclyn and Geoffrey Whitt interview Scott Michael Branan, a writer, producer, and festival director. Brannon discusses his screenwriting, founding Beyond Entertainment Studios, and running Beyond Audiovisual. He reveals the origins of his passion for film, reflecting on a drive-in movie experience in his youth. Brannon also touches on his shift from Christian TV to filmmaking and his philosophy on creating 'seed planting' films. He shares insights into current projects, including his sci-fi film 'Deep Within' and the stage musical 'The Czar of Hollywood'. Additionally, he talks about the Beyond Entertainment Family Film Festival, its structure, and future adjustments. Emphasizing collaboration, Brannon highlights the importance of the people God brings into one's life to further creativity and projects.Welcome and IntroductionScott's Early InspirationBeginnings in TelevisionFrom TV to FilmDeep Within: A Unique ProjectThe Czar of Hollywood: A Family MusicalThe Festival JourneyChallenges and ChangesFinal Thoughts and Future PlansScott Branan has been screenwriting for over 20 years. He enjoys many different genres of film and has also written a full stage musical with his father and oldest daughter, complete with 14 original songs.He owns Beyond Entertainment Studios in Southwest Florida, which creates family friendly projects, as well as Beyond Audio Visual, a complete Audio Visual Rental, Installation and Live Production company. BAV is the money-making side of the business which is used to bring BE projects to life. Scott is also the director of Beyond Entertainment Family Film Festival.He has been married to Kathy Brannon for 30 years and has two daughters; Karissa and Makayla.Czar of Hollywood Musical: www.beyondmusicals.comDeep Within Film: ​​www.carbondating.loveBeyond Entertainment Audio Visual: www.beyondentertainmentfl.comBeyond Entertainment on Facebook: www.facebook.com/beyondentertainmentSWFLFaith and Family Summer Screenwriting Bootcamp: https://www.faffassociation.com/screenwriting-bootcampThe Faith & Family Filmmakers podcast helps filmmakers who share a Christian worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Releasing new episodes every Monday, we interview experts from varying fields of filmmaking; from screenwriters, actors, directors, and producers, to film scorers,  talent agents, and distributors. It is produced and hosted by Geoffrey Whitt and Jaclyn Whitt , and is brought to you by the Faith & Family Filmmakers Association Support Faith & Family Filmmakers Our mission is to help filmmakers who share a Christian Worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Please help by becoming a supporting member or leaving One-Time Donation.Get Email Notifications Enter the Faith & Family Screenwriting Awards festival...
For Prophet - Bonus Episode with Mark Stewart Iverson
12-06-2024
For Prophet - Bonus Episode with Mark Stewart Iverson
Episode 50 - For Prophet - Bonus Episode with Mark Stewart Iverson In this episode, host Jaclyn Whitt interviews filmmaker Mark Stewart Iverson to announce the theatrical release of his acclaimed faith-based movie, 'For Prophet,' on June 21st. They discuss the movie's unique storyline, where a struggling entrepreneur, guided by the Archangel Raphael, must obey God to save his corrupt hometown while combating personal demons and spiritual struggles. Highlighting the film's success at festivals and the standout performances of its cast, they emphasize the film's depth, humor, and spiritual themes. Detailed information on how to watch 'For Profit' in various theaters is also provided.FOR PROPHET in Select Theaters June 21!Visit www.forprophetfilm.com to find a theater near you! Tickets go on sale June 12, but pre-sale group discounts are available -- sign up for more info here: https://forprophetfilm.com/group-discounts/Coming to... Chicagoland, Phoenix, Southern California, Charleston, Knoxville TN and Fort Worth TX! Official Trailer - YoutubeFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/forprophetfilmInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/forprophetfilm/The Faith & Family Filmmakers podcast helps filmmakers who share a Christian worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Releasing new episodes every Monday, we interview experts from varying fields of filmmaking; from screenwriters, actors, directors, and producers, to film scorers,  talent agents, and distributors. It is produced and hosted by Geoffrey Whitt and Jaclyn Whitt , and is brought to you by the Faith & Family Filmmakers Association Support Faith & Family Filmmakers Our mission is to help filmmakers who share a Christian Worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Please help by becoming a supporting member or leaving One-Time Donation.Get Email Notifications Enter the Faith & Family Screenwriting Awards festival Faith and Family Screenwriting Academy: https://www.faffassociation.com/Script Notes and Coaching: https://www.faffassociation.com/script-servicesCopyright 2024 Ivan Ann Productions
The Power of Community in Filmmaking with Tara Massey
10-06-2024
The Power of Community in Filmmaking with Tara Massey
Episode 49 - The Power of Community in Filmmaking with Tara Massey In this episode of the Faith and Family Filmmakers podcast, hosts Geoffrey Whitt and Jaclyn Whitt welcome Tara Massey to discuss her journey in filmmaking - specifically her first feature film, 'Do Not Grow Weary', produced with Dove Light Studios. Tara shares the origins of her Production Club, the collaborative and creative process involved, and the challenges faced along the way. She highlights the importance of community support, fundraising efforts, and trusting in divine guidance throughout the filmmaking process. The episode also provides insights into the practical aspects of starting a film production club, the roles volunteers can play, and the integration of professional help to enhance production quality.Welcome and IntroductionTara's Journey into FilmmakingStarting the Production Club / CommunityFundraising and Filming ChallengesSupport from the Local CommunityOvercoming Financial HurdlesOpportunities for Club Members and Unexpected HelpMoney BreakdownClub Connections and ContributionsLearnings and TakeawaysSpiritual Insights and Personal GrowthFinal Thoughts and EncouragementTara Masey is a mom of 2, a loving wife, and a child of God. She's also an actress and a producer. She and her husband founded Dove Light studios, She worked with Dean Cain on her most recent project, which she and her husband produced with their film club.dovelightstudios.com https://www.dovelightphotography.com/Dngwmovie.com https://www.dngwmovie.com/Tara on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=taraelizabethmasseyTara on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/taraelizabethmassey/The Faith & Family Filmmakers podcast helps filmmakers who share a Christian worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Releasing new episodes every Monday, we interview experts from varying fields of filmmaking; from screenwriters, actors, directors, and producers, to film scorers,  talent agents, and distributors. It is produced and hosted by Geoffrey Whitt and Jaclyn Whitt , and is brought to you by the Faith & Family Filmmakers Association Support Faith & Family Filmmakers Our mission is to help filmmakers who share a Christian Worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Please help by becoming a supporting member or leaving One-Time Donation.Get Email Notifications Enter the Faith & Family Screenwriting Awards festival Faith and Family Screenwriting Academy: https://www.faffassociation.com/Script Notes and Coaching: https://www.faffassociation.com/script-servicesCopyright 2024 Ivan Ann Productions
From Burnout to Filmmaking with Tara Massey
10-06-2024
From Burnout to Filmmaking with Tara Massey
Episode 48 - From Burnout to Filmmaking with Tara Massey In this episode of the Faith and Family Filmmakers Podcast, hosts Geoffrey Whitt and Jaclyn Whitt interview Tara Massey, who, alongside her husband Jason, founded Dove Light Studios. The discussion covers Tara's journey from running a photography business to establishing a film studio and producing their first full feature film, 'Do Not Grow Weary', featuring Dean Cain. Tara shares experiences about working with JC Films, challenges faced, and how their faith has guided their creative endeavors. She also introduces her podcast, 'Movie Worthy Stories,' which aims to showcase true stories and potential film adaptations. Additionally, Tara discusses her background in acting, ultra-running, and the personal impact of creativity and storytelling on her life.Welcome and IntroductionThe Birth of Dove Light StudiosTransition to Video ProductionThe Turning Point: Burnout and RevivalCreating 'Do Not Grow Weary'Current Projects at Dove Light StudiosThe Movie Worthy Stories PodcastThe Power of TestimonyFinding Purpose: Tara's Acting JourneyFamily InvolvementFavorite GenreThe Impact of ArtThe impact of Mark Hall and Casting CrownsDo not Grow Weary: Movie DetailsTara Masey is a mom of 2, a loving wife, and a child of God. She's also an actress and a producer. She and her husband founded Dovelight studios, She worked with Dean Cain on her most recent project, which she and her husband produced with their film club.Dove Light Studios: https://www.dovelightphotography.com/Tara on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=taraelizabethmasseyTara on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/taraelizabethmassey/Featured Ad: Mark Stewart Iverson's "For Prophet": https://forprophetfilm.com/The Faith & Family Filmmakers podcast helps filmmakers who share a Christian worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Releasing new episodes every Monday, we interview experts from varying fields of filmmaking; from screenwriters, actors, directors, and producers, to film scorers,  talent agents, and distributors. It is produced and hosted by Geoffrey Whitt and Jaclyn Whitt , and is brought to you by the Faith & Family Filmmakers Association Support Faith & Family Filmmakers Our mission is to help filmmakers who share a Christian Worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Please help by becoming a supporting member or leaving One-Time Donation.Get Email Notifications Enter the Faith & Family Screenwriting Awards festival Faith and Family Screenwriting Academy: https://www.faffassociation.com/Script Notes and Coaching: https://www.faffassociation.com/script-servicesCopyright 2024 Ivan Ann Productions
Crowdfunding and Networking with Christopher Shawn Shaw
03-06-2024
Crowdfunding and Networking with Christopher Shawn Shaw
Episode 47 - Crowdfunding and Networking with Christopher Shawn Shaw In this episode of the interview with host Geoffrey Whitt,  Christopher Shawn Shaw shares extensive insights into the world of crowdfunding for independent filmmakers. He emphasizes the significance of thorough preparation, including the concepts of soft and hard launches. Christopher discusses strategies such as leveraging personal connections, utilizing social media, and building a robust support network for a successful campaign. He also recounts the story of how a tweet to Stephen Baldwin led to the production of the film 'Church People'. Additionally, the interview touches on the importance of networking, both online and in-person, and provides practical advice for aspiring filmmakers to produce their content. IntroductionCrowdfunding InsightsSoft Launch StrategyBuilding Support NetworksEffective Social Media TacticsSuccess Story: A Tweet gets a Movie MadeImportance of In-Person NetworkingFestival ConnectionsInvitation to ListenersAdvice for New Filmmakers: Don't WaitResources and Crowdfunding ProjectsCrowdfunding Platform ChoicesFestivals: Find Ways to EngageConclusionChristopher Shawn Shaw is a multi-award-winning filmmaker and owner of Anchor Productions. He helmed the comedy film, CHURCH PEOPLE—which made the Movieguide® top ten faith-based comedies list—starring Thor Ramsey and Erin Cahill, featuring Stephen Baldwin, Donald Faison, William Baldwin, Chynna Phillips, Joey Fatone, and Michael Monks. Christopher also produced, directed, and edited the comedy cooking show, Something Smells Funny™, hosted by Comedian Scott Wood, featuring special guests Victoria Jackson, Mark Christopher Lawrence, Jimmy Brogan, and Bobby Collins. His most recent award-winning project is a faith-based musical comedy... with singing zombies.Christopher's Website https://christophershawnshaw.com/Church People Film Website https://churchpeoplefilm.com/Christopher on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/youarecaredforChristopher on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/directorcss/The Faith & Family Filmmakers podcast helps filmmakers who share a Christian worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Releasing new episodes every Monday, we interview experts from varying fields of filmmaking; from screenwriters, actors, directors, and producers, to film scorers,  talent agents, and distributors. It is produced and hosted by Geoffrey Whitt and Jaclyn Whitt , and is brought to you by the Faith & Family Filmmakers Association Support Faith & Family Filmmakers Our mission is to help filmmakers who share a Christian Worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Please help by becoming a supporting member or leaving One-Time Donation.Get Email Notifications Enter the Faith & Family Screenwriting Awards festival Faith and Family Screenwriting Academy: https://www.faffassociation.com/Script Notes and Coaching:
Church People and Singing Zombies, with Christopher Shawn Shaw
03-06-2024
Church People and Singing Zombies, with Christopher Shawn Shaw
Episode 46 - Church People and Singing Zombies, with Christopher Shawn Shaw In this episode, host Geoffrey Whitt  interviews filmmaker Christopher Shawn Shaw, delving into his journey from aspiring actor to accomplished director. Christopher discusses his start in filmmaking, initially inspired by a VHS camera gifted in college, and his evolution into roles behind the camera through projects like the 168 Film Project. He also talks about his comedy feature, 'Church People,' the importance of attending film festivals, and his approach to crowdfunding and social media engagement. Shaw gives insight into upcoming projects, including 'Dogs on Duty,' a series on service dogs, and 'Like Daddy Used to Say,' a film about human trafficking.  There is also an important discussion on the need for audience support in faith-based filmmaking. Introduction and WelcomeChristopher's Career JourneyFirst Foray into FilmmakingThe 168 Film Project ExperienceChurch People: A Comedy NarrativeImpact of COVID on Church PeopleChurch People DevelopmentRecent Projects and CollaborationsHow You Can Help Independent FilmmakersCrowdfunding and Supporting Independent FilmsStrategies for Getting Your Work in front of PeopleConclusion and Final ThoughtsChristopher Shawn Shaw is a multi-award-winning filmmaker and owner of Anchor Productions. He helmed the comedy film, CHURCH PEOPLE—which made the Movieguide® top ten faith-based comedies list—starring Thor Ramsey and Erin Cahill, featuring Stephen Baldwin, Donald Faison, William Baldwin, Chynna Phillips, Joey Fatone, and Michael Monks. Christopher also produced, directed, and edited the comedy cooking show, Something Smells Funny™, hosted by Comedian Scott Wood, featuring special guests Victoria Jackson, Mark Christopher Lawrence, Jimmy Brogan, and Bobby Collins. His most recent award-winning project is a faith-based musical comedy... with singing zombies.Christopher's Website https://christophershawnshaw.com/Church People Film Website https://churchpeoplefilm.com/Christopher on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/youarecaredforChristopher on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/directorcss/The Faith & Family Filmmakers podcast helps filmmakers who share a Christian worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Releasing new episodes every Monday, we interview experts from varying fields of filmmaking; from screenwriters, actors, directors, and producers, to film scorers,  talent agents, and distributors. It is produced and hosted by Geoffrey Whitt and Jaclyn Whitt , and is brought to you by the Faith & Family Filmmakers Association Support Faith & Family Filmmakers Our mission is to help filmmakers who share a Christian Worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Please help by becoming a supporting member or leaving One-Time Donation.Get Email Notifications Enter the Faith & Family Screenwriting Awards festival Faith and Family Screenwriting Academy: https://www.faffassociation.com/Script Notes and Coaching:
Tips for makeup Artists with Deborah Rutherford
20-05-2024
Tips for makeup Artists with Deborah Rutherford
Episode 45 - Tips for makeup Artists with Deborah Rutherford In this episode of the Faith and Family Filmmakers Podcast, hosts Geoffrey Whitt and Jaclyn Whitt go deeper in their conversation with esteemed makeup artist Deborah Rutherford about her career spanning major Hollywood blockbusters and independent faith-based films. Deborah shares insightful distinctions between working on large-scale productions and indie sets, emphasizing the challenges and creative solutions in managing resources, such as budget and manpower. She discusses her strategy for maintaining high-quality makeup effects regardless of budget constraints, leveraging relationships with makeup companies for support. Deborah also touches on the importance of versatility in her craft, recounting her experiences with prosthetics and beauty makeup, and how aspiring artists can avoid being pigeonholed into one specialty. Furthermore, she highlights the collaborative nature of film production, advising on best practices for actors and crew members to enhance the storytelling process through makeup. The conversation also covers her notable achievements, including an Emmy win for 'Behind the Candelabra', and her aspirations to work on more faith-based projects that inspire hope and redemption. Deborah concludes by offering her contact information for potential collaborators seeking a skilled and passionate makeup artist.Deborah Rutherford is a Christian writer, poet, podcaster, Emmy recipient makeup artist. She founded the Behold-Her Beauty Blog and Podcast at www.deborahrutherford.com. Although raised in California, she and her husband, Don, now call Georgia home. She enjoys a good cup of tea while journaling and Bible study, and as a beauty and wonder seeker, she finds her soul rest on nature walks. She has been published online at Gracefully Truthful Ministries, Aletheia Today, guest blogs and has a devotion in the anthology The Lord is My Shepherd, published by Arabelle Publishing and the Calla Press, Literary Journal Spring 2023.Deborah's IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0665625/Deborah on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/deborahrutherfordwrites/Deborah on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Mrs.DeborahRutherford/Deborah on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3x1zSsbEC9xyfz9hmGVvnJ?si=0ff063e45aeb4f75The Faith & Family Filmmakers podcast helps filmmakers who share a Christian worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Releasing new episodes every Monday, we interview experts from varying fields of filmmaking; from screenwriters, actors, directors, and producers, to film scorers,  talent agents, and distributors. It is produced and hosted by Geoffrey Whitt and Jaclyn Whitt , and is brought to you by the Faith & Family Filmmakers Association Support Faith & Family Filmmakers Our mission is to help filmmakers who share a Christian Worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Please help by becoming a supporting member or leaving One-Time Donation.Get Email Notifications Enter the Faith & Family Screenwriting Awards festival Faith and Family Screenwriting Academy:
Makeup and Faith in Hollywood and Beyond, with Deborah Rutherford
20-05-2024
Makeup and Faith in Hollywood and Beyond, with Deborah Rutherford
Episode 44 - Makeup and Faith in Hollywood and Beyond, with Deborah Rutherford In this episode of the Faith and Family Filmmakers Podcast, hosts Geoffrey Whitt and Jaclyn Whitt welcome Debra Rutherford, an Emmy recipient makeup artist. Deborah’s credits include Hollywood blockbusters such as Planet of the Apes, Mission Impossible, Men in Black, Pirates of the Caribbean, Avengers, and many more, but her desire is to work on more faith-based projects. She discusses her move from her move from LA to Georgia, and her realization of 'kingdom building' work within the industry. Debra also touches on her personal rediscovery of Christ, the challenges and moral dilemmas faced in the industry, and her ongoing project of exploring the intersection of beauty and faith through her podcast and upcoming book.Deborah's Creative Path and Entry into Makeup ArtistryThe Turning Point: Deborah's Return to FaithPersonal TransformationNavigating Faith and Professional Boundaries in HollywoodThe Big BreakExploring Beauty and Faith: Deborahs Writing and Future ProjectsFinal Thoughts and Invitation to Behold Her Beauty PodcastDeborah Rutherford is a Christian writer, poet, podcaster, Emmy recipient makeup artist. She founded the Behold-Her Beauty Blog and Podcast at www.deborahrutherford.com. Although raised in California, she and her husband, Don, now call Georgia home. She enjoys a good cup of tea while journaling and Bible study, and as a beauty and wonder seeker, she finds her soul rest on nature walks. She has been published online at Gracefully Truthful Ministries, Aletheia Today, guest blogs and has a devotion in the anthology The Lord is My Shepherd, published by Arabelle Publishing and the Calla Press, Literary Journal Spring 2023.Deborah's IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0665625/Deborah on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/deborahrutherfordwrites/Deborah on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Mrs.DeborahRutherford/Deborah on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3x1zSsbEC9xyfz9hmGVvnJ?si=0ff063e45aeb4f75The Faith & Family Filmmakers podcast helps filmmakers who share a Christian worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Releasing new episodes every Monday, we interview experts from varying fields of filmmaking; from screenwriters, actors, directors, and producers, to film scorers,  talent agents, and distributors. It is produced and hosted by Geoffrey Whitt and Jaclyn Whitt , and is brought to you by the Faith & Family Filmmakers Association Support Faith & Family Filmmakers Our mission is to help filmmakers who share a Christian Worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Please help by becoming a supporting member or leaving One-Time Donation.Get Email Notifications Enter the Faith & Family Screenwriting Awards festival Faith and Family Screenwriting Academy: https://www.faffassociation.com/Script Notes and Coaching:
On the Set of Empty Nets with Brandon Swartz and Saige Schupbach
17-05-2024
On the Set of Empty Nets with Brandon Swartz and Saige Schupbach
Episode 43 - On the Set of Empty Nets with Brandon Swartz and Saige Schupbach The Final episode in our series of short bonus episodes on location from the set of Empty Nets. Today, Host Geoffrey Whitt talks with Brandon Swartz and Saige Schupbach about their filmmaking education, including their training under Nathan Blair, as well as the experience these young filmmakers already have under their belts.Brandon Swartz is an accomplished actor, director, cinematographer and writer recognized for his captivating storytelling and visionary approach to cinema. With a career spanning several notable projects, his insightful narratives and distinctive style are highlighted.Brandon on IMDb - https://m.imdb.com/name/nm12494307/Brandon’s Most Recent Film: https://youtu.be/ycYu5GOkbgQ?si=p7Nr884BSaegj8n_Saige Schupbach is a current college student at the Masters University and is studying Cinema and Digital Arts. She has worked on a number of films, both as an actress and gaffer. Saige on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/saige_alexandra_/The Faith & Family Filmmakers podcast helps filmmakers who share a Christian worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Releasing new episodes every Monday, we interview experts from varying fields of filmmaking; from screenwriters, actors, directors, and producers, to film scorers,  talent agents, and distributors. It is produced and hosted by Geoffrey Whitt and Jaclyn Whitt , and is brought to you by the Faith & Family Filmmakers Association Support Faith & Family Filmmakers Our mission is to help filmmakers who share a Christian Worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Please help by becoming a supporting member or leaving One-Time Donation.Get Email Notifications Enter the Faith & Family Screenwriting Awards festival Faith and Family Screenwriting Academy: https://www.faffassociation.com/Script Notes and Coaching: https://www.faffassociation.com/script-servicesCopyright 2024 Ivan Ann Productions
On the Set of Empty Nets with Mykayla Chavarria, Michael VanderMate and Kayla Ray
17-05-2024
On the Set of Empty Nets with Mykayla Chavarria, Michael VanderMate and Kayla Ray
Episode 42 - On the Set of Empty Nets with Mykayla Chavarria, Michael VanderMate and Kayla Ray We continue our series of short bonus episodes on location from the set of empty nets. Today, Geoff talks with Mykayla Chavarria, Michael VanderMate and Kayla Ray about The Art Department, Set Dressing, Production Assistants, Catering and more.Mykayla Chavarria is a creative Swiss Army knife. Sound complicated? Not quite. She just loves any and all things creative! After graduating from highschool she  attended an online film school called “Tomorrow’s Filmmakers”, and ever since then has spent her days learning more and more about each aspect of film. Mykayla currently spends her days based in North Texas doing primarily audio and music based jobs (songwriting, scoring, foley etc…) but sometimes you’ll catch her working on set.Mykayla’s Website: https://lightspiremusic.com/aboutMykayla on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100078677095862&mibextid=LQQJ4dMichael VanderMate is a creative designer and consultant, whose mission in life is to “enable impactful experiences”. This mission has led him to work on architectural projects, multi-act live performance art pieces, musical/dramatic theatre, Tv/Film, museum exhibits, and more. With a heart for discovery and the desire to do all things well, Michael continues to explore how he can use his life to make a lasting impact on the world around him.Michael’s  website: http://MVMcreative.comKayla Ray is a Storyteller and Actress based in Atlanta, Georgia. Since she was little, Kayla loved wearing costumes and being in her backyard where she created lively tales of intrigue, action and romance. At 13, Kayla decided to study creative storytelling/filmmaking as she thought about her future. Her first opportunity in the world of filmmaking was her visit to the set of the Erwin Brothers’ “I Still Believe,” as a concert extra. That memorable day felt like an overdue homecoming and there Kayla discovered a calling to faith-focused entertainment. After graduating, with her BA in Theatre and Film Production, Kayla trains with her coach, attends film festivals, looks for opportunities to gain more set experience and watches movies with her family. Kayla’s Website: https://kaylaray.me/ Kayla on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kaylaray3125/The Faith & Family Filmmakers podcast helps filmmakers who share a Christian worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Releasing new episodes every Monday, we interview experts from varying fields of filmmaking; from screenwriters, actors, directors, and producers, to film scorers,  talent agents, and distributors. It is produced and hosted by Geoffrey Whitt and Jaclyn Whitt , and is brought to you by the Faith & Family Filmmakers Association Support Faith & Family Filmmakers Our mission is to help filmmakers who share a Christian Worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Please help by becoming a supporting member or leaving One-Time Donation.Get Email Notifications Enter the Faith & Family Screenwriting Awards festival Faith and Family Screenwriting Academy:
On the Set of Empty Nets with CJ Haynes and John Goad
16-05-2024
On the Set of Empty Nets with CJ Haynes and John Goad
Episode 41 - On the Set of Empty Nets with CJ Haynes and John Goad We continue our series of short bonus episodes on location from the set of empty nets. Today, Geoff talks CJ Haynes and John Goad about life, acting, coaching and devotionals.CJ Haynes has always carried a love for the performing arts - primarily acting and dancing. When he chose to dedicate his life to the Lord, he saw a great need for discipleship among believers, and desired to practically love others in the same Godly way he was shown this love. As God is opening the door to an acting career, CJ sees an incredible opportunity to bring these two passions together - acting in films that bring glory to God, while building lasting relationships with those he works with. His greatest desire out of it all is to leave a legacy that speaks only of Jesus Christ.CJ on IMDb: http://imdb.me/cjhaynesCJ’s Online Devotional: https://www.exhortone.com/post/psalm-4-7JOHN GOAD is an actor, voice actor and actor coach with over 35 years experience in theater, film, television, commercials and audiobooks. John is a much sought-after Coach for actors, being featured at ICFF and other film conferences. He focuses his talents solely in the faith-based industry currently. John lives in Houston, TX and is the proud father of 8 children. He serves in his church as an integral part of their media ministry.John on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JohnGoadActor?mibextid=ZbWKwLJohn on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johngoadactor/The Faith & Family Filmmakers podcast helps filmmakers who share a Christian worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Releasing new episodes every Monday, we interview experts from varying fields of filmmaking; from screenwriters, actors, directors, and producers, to film scorers,  talent agents, and distributors. It is produced and hosted by Geoffrey Whitt and Jaclyn Whitt , and is brought to you by the Faith & Family Filmmakers Association Support Faith & Family Filmmakers Our mission is to help filmmakers who share a Christian Worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Please help by becoming a supporting member or leaving One-Time Donation.Get Email Notifications Enter the Faith & Family Screenwriting Awards festival Faith and Family Screenwriting Academy: https://www.faffassociation.com/Script Notes and Coaching: https://www.faffassociation.com/script-servicesCopyright 2024 Ivan Ann Productions
On the Set of Empty Nets with Samuel and Charity Zupan
16-05-2024
On the Set of Empty Nets with Samuel and Charity Zupan
Episode 40 - On the Set of Empty Nets with Samuel and Charity Zupan This week we continue our series of short bonus episodes on location from the set of empty nets. Today, Geoff talks with Samuel and Charity Zupan about about their roles as Assistant Camera, Gaffer, Grip, and Script Supervisor.Samuel and Charity met on a film set, finding they had a shared passion for crafting movies that honor and glorify God. With dedication and creativity, Samuel and Charity embark on a cinematic journey driving them to pursue God's light whether on a christian or secular set and being awestruck at what God does every time.Charity on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/charityjzupan/Samuel on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/samuelzupan/Samuel on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/samuel.zupan.12The Faith & Family Filmmakers podcast helps filmmakers who share a Christian worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Releasing new episodes every Monday, we interview experts from varying fields of filmmaking; from screenwriters, actors, directors, and producers, to film scorers,  talent agents, and distributors. It is produced and hosted by Geoffrey Whitt and Jaclyn Whitt , and is brought to you by the Faith & Family Filmmakers Association Support Faith & Family Filmmakers Our mission is to help filmmakers who share a Christian Worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Please help by becoming a supporting member or leaving One-Time Donation.Get Email Notifications Enter the Faith & Family Screenwriting Awards festival Faith and Family Screenwriting Academy: https://www.faffassociation.com/Script Notes and Coaching: https://www.faffassociation.com/script-servicesCopyright 2024 Ivan Ann Productions
On the Set of Empty Nets, with Kenzie Harris, Ruby Rogers, and Bree Mielke
15-05-2024
On the Set of Empty Nets, with Kenzie Harris, Ruby Rogers, and Bree Mielke
Episode 39 - On the Set of Empty Nets, with Kenzie Harris, Ruby Rogers, and Bree Mielke This week we continue our series of short bonus episodes on location from the set of empty nets. Today, Geoff talks Kenzie Harris, Ruby Rogers, and Bree Mielke about wardrobe, hair and makeup.Ruby Rogers is a young makeup artist located in Denver Colorado. She loves to use the depths of makeup on film sets, weddings, theater and modeling shoots. Ruby’s goal in life is to use her skills for the glory of God and praise him no matter what job is placed in front of her. She has been blessed with opportunities in hair, makeup and wardrobe for a few years now and plans on continuing to further her love for this form of artRuby on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/r.o.o_r.o.o/Bree Mielke has been working in theater since her teens, and film since her early 20’s.  Half her life is spent on screenwriting, film wardrobe design and construction, HMU, and set decoration across the US. The other half of life is working on stage; she has over 25 years of advanced training in classical Ballet, Modern dance, and historical ballroom, and is a choreographer, stage manager, and costume designer for many dance and theater companies. Storytelling is her calling in any form the Lord brings.  She is also a novel writer, and squeezes reading, gardening, cryptozoology, and collecting soundtracks into any spare time she can find!The Faith & Family Filmmakers podcast helps filmmakers who share a Christian worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Releasing new episodes every Monday, we interview experts from varying fields of filmmaking; from screenwriters, actors, directors, and producers, to film scorers,  talent agents, and distributors. It is produced and hosted by Geoffrey Whitt and Jaclyn Whitt , and is brought to you by the Faith & Family Filmmakers Association Support Faith & Family Filmmakers Our mission is to help filmmakers who share a Christian Worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Please help by becoming a supporting member or leaving One-Time Donation.Get Email Notifications Enter the Faith & Family Screenwriting Awards festival Faith and Family Screenwriting Academy: https://www.faffassociation.com/Script Notes and Coaching: https://www.faffassociation.com/script-servicesCopyright 2024 Ivan Ann Productions
On the Set of Empty Nets with Annaliese Bauer
14-05-2024
On the Set of Empty Nets with Annaliese Bauer
Episode 38 - On the Set of Empty Nets with Annaliese Bauer This week we continue our series of short bonus episodes on location from the set of empty nets. Today, Geoff talks with First Assistant Director, Annaliese Bauer.Annaliese Bauer spent her early life in pursuit of a musical theatre career on the stages of Atlanta, Georgia. After falling deeply and madly in love with Jesus around the age of 20, she not only considers herself an actress but an artist. Surrendering to the Father‘s plan has brought a new passion for collaboration and the willingness to wear whatever hat the He hands her. Some roles she has explored in the past few years have been: writer, producer dialect coach, set PA and First AD. She wrote, produced and acted in her first short film, “Bee The Witness“ in 2023, which debuts this spring. Annaliese’s greatest aspiration is to bring the Kingdom wherever the Lord sends her, whether that be on a film set or traveling the country in her trusty car Decklynn.Analiesse on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100071903705354The Faith & Family Filmmakers podcast helps filmmakers who share a Christian worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Releasing new episodes every Monday, we interview experts from varying fields of filmmaking; from screenwriters, actors, directors, and producers, to film scorers,  talent agents, and distributors. It is produced and hosted by Geoffrey Whitt and Jaclyn Whitt , and is brought to you by the Faith & Family Filmmakers Association Support Faith & Family Filmmakers Our mission is to help filmmakers who share a Christian Worldview stay in touch, informed, and inspired. Please help by becoming a supporting member or leaving One-Time Donation.Get Email Notifications Enter the Faith & Family Screenwriting Awards festival Faith and Family Screenwriting Academy: https://www.faffassociation.com/Script Notes and Coaching: https://www.faffassociation.com/script-servicesCopyright 2024 Ivan Ann Productions