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The Lost Medallion hits theaters March 1st

The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone starring Alex Kendrick and Mark Dacascos

MeThinx Entertainment has brought together a formidable production team and a superb cast for an action-packed yet family-friendly film, The Lost Medallion: The Adventures of Billy Stone. The film, which producers said will captivate the hearts of the young and the old alike, will hit the silver screen on March 1, 2013. Bill Muir, who …Read more »



Christian Movie Connect Gears Up for the 37th ICVM International Conference

Christian Movie Connect (CMC), an online Christian video podcast hosted by film producer and media personality Cheryl Ariaz Wicker will be bringing an up close and personal look into the 37th Annual ICVM International Conference. This event will be held at the DoubleTree/Seaworld Hotel in Orlando, Florida from July 16 – 18, 2012. CMC will …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 »


“Courageous” beat big-budget films with impressive weekend premiere

"Courageous," starring Alex Kendrick, is a film about faith and fatherhood.

Sherwood Pictures has done it again! Its fourth offering, “Courageous” blew my mind for its markedly improved production values, with remarkable acting and great storyline yet again. No wonder it opened this weekend at No. 4 in the box-office nationwide, and the No. 1 new movie of the weekend. ”Courageous” topped other big-budget films over …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 5 at 2011 Gideon: Christian Movie Connect wraps up Gideon coverage

Christian Movie Connect Crew with Christopher Shawn Shaw

Today is a combined blog of the two last days since I’m planning to sleep in the car on the way home, not write blogs. I’ve always been true to my personal rule: Don’t blog and drive!(ha ha!) Wednesday was the last full day of the 2011 Gideon Media Conference and Film Festival with a …Read more »


Day 3 at 2011 Gideon: Actors’ workshops, insights at this year’s Gideon conference

Arledge Armenaki shoots Christian Movie Connect's Cheryl Wicker interviewing Kyle Saylors at the 2011 Gideon. (Photo credit: Donna Botts)

After an inspiring morning devotion by filmmaker Kent Williamson, Day 3 at the 2011 Gideon Media Conference and Film Festival unfolded with lots of interaction, workshops and more networking. One of the highlights of my day was Michael Joiner‘s workshop on “LA Style” Acting Technique, which was the one I had shot the scene for …Read more »


Day 2 at 2011 Gideon: Inspiring moments with the country’s best Christian entertainment personalities

Christian Movie Connect's Cheryl Wicker talks to producer and director Christopher Shawn Shaw at the 2011 Gideon. (Photo credit: Donna Botts)

My second day at the 2011 Gideon Media Arts Conference and Film Festival began sitting in on the second shoot day of the 168 Hour Film Project mini-shoot; then listening to an inspirational devotion message delivered by the very talented comedian/actor/writer Torry Martin. He challenged the audience to seek the Lord in their career and …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 »