Tagged: Christian film

Filmmakers Infuriated After YouTube Takes Down Trailer For Christian Movie

It can be hard to reach goals and keep resolutions — only about 8% of people keep the ones they make on New Year’s Eve — but for the makers and actors of “I’m Not Ashamed,” a new Christian film, the goal of promoting their movie out was hampered through actions out of their control. …Read more »


Public Worship Service with Rick Warren & Michael W. Smith

A lot to see and people to meet today as the exhibit floor opened. One exhibitor, Christian Cinema, which features 1800 Christian movies is promoting their new digital platform which is available on Roku and Apple TV and web app, enabling movies to be viewed on mobile devices, computers and TV. They can be rented …Read more »


2013 CWIMA National Conference Day 3

We’re on the final stretch now…Day 3 of the 2013 CWIMA. Most of us are a little tired and sleep deprived but the excitement of the event and lots of coffee is enough to keep me going anyway! This morning’s session was a jam packed session with speakers and music. Author speaker Jennifer Kennedy Dean, …Read more »


Christian Movie Connect on the “New Hope” red carpet

On Friday, February 10, 2012, I was able to attend the red carpet premiere of the movie “New Hope” in Monroe, Louisiana. This faith-based movie by R-Squared Productions stars Ben Davies, a follow up to his debut role in “Courageous” as the rookie cop. It was quite a spectacular event with the film’s stars arriving …Read more »


DreamVision CEO Rick Silanskas Shares News Breaking Announcement at CMA Dallas

DreamVision's Rick Silanskas at CMA Dallas

I hit the road again on Thursday, September 22, this time headed to Dallas, Texas, to attend the Christian Media Association meeting (known as CMA Dallas) at North Church where Rick Silanskas, CEO of DreamVision, was scheduled to speak. Actually I had not heard of DreamVision or Rick Silanskas before attending this meeting but I …Read more »


Day 1 of Gideon Media Arts Conference & Film Festival

Pitching Hope cast and Cheryl Wicker at Gideon Film Festival

The 4th Annual Gideon Media Arts Conference & Film Festival is now underway in the beautiful mountains of Ridgecrest, North Carolina. I left Monroe, Louisiana on Thursday night, went through Nashville, TN to spend half a day with my family and rendezvous with my assistant Donna Botts from Kentucky. Donna worked with me at NRB …Read more »


Day 3 at the ICVM: Faith-based entertainment experts take centerstage

The third day of the 2011 ICVM Catalyst Conference began with me having an earlier start to my day despite the lack of sleep due to sitting up late last night in the lobby with a group of conference attendees, which included Torry Martin, Micah Murray, Brad Mix, Alissa Holmes, and Rosie Koebele. Like the …Read more »


Day 2 at the 2011 ICVM: Christian film industry ‘biggies’ share inspiring vision

The second day of the 2011 International Christian Visual Media (ICVM) Catalyst Conference began with a morning devotion from Michael Catt, senior pastor of Sherwood Baptist Church in Georgia and is the executive producer of Sherwood Pictures’ acclaimed movies like “Fireproof,” “Facing the Giants,” and “Flywheel.”   There were lots of great workshops including the …Read more »


Wicker and DeBlieux speak at Louisiana Christian Film Meetup

I was honored to be invited by Susie Labry to speak along with Angie DeBlieux at the Louisiana Christian Film Industry Meetup on Sunday, April 3, 2011. The meeting was held at the Coco Bamboo Pizzeria and I really must say the pizza was fabulous! Angie and I drove down from Monroe a bit early …Read more »



CMA Dallas Meeting with Peter Spencer of Return to the Hiding Place

On Saturday, March 26, I attended the CMA Dallas meeting (Christian Media Association). The keynote speaker was Peter Spencer executive producer and director of “Return to the Hiding Place.” Peter has many other titles to his name besides filmmaker, including writer, actor, musician, film composer, minister, researcher, speaker…he is truly an amazing person. I had …Read more »