Tagged: ICVM

2016 ICVM Crown Awards

Heinz Winckler South African Idol, Cheryl Wicker, ICVM

The ICVM Crown Awards were filled with too many moments and memories to capture it properly in one blog post, so I am giving you just a few highlights. I led a “Selfie Moment” at the ‪#‎ICVMOhio‬ Crown Awards–taking a photo on stage with the emcee Heinz Winckler, winner of  South African Idol and actor. …Read more »


Final Day of ICVM-Ohio

Prayer, Worship, Devotions, Coffee and Networking has moved more from getting caught up or introductions to a gathering of familiar faces of people who have bonded and are here to support one another. This was a shorter day due to the huge finale—The Crown Awards. Kevin Downes led a seminar called, “But Seriously… How Do …Read more »



ICVM in Cincinnati – Day 2

Day 2 of the conference started with worship, prayer and breakfast!! A cup (or two) of coffee and it’s time for the morning seminars to begin. Seminars leaders and topics were Dallas Jenkins, “Thick-Skinned Critique”; Tosca Lee, “Unforgettable Characters”; Cindy Bond & Simon Swart, “Chaos and Disruption in Media Creation and Distribution.” You can see …Read more »


Day 1 of ICVM in OHIO

Cheryl Wicker

Early morning arrivals to the International Christian Visual Media (ICVM) Conference in Cincinnati started the day off with prayer before moving on to 2 diffferent movie screenings, with a lunch break in between. First up was “Priceless,” starring Joel Smallbone of FOR KING & COUNTRY and, after lunch, the first viewing of “Heaven Bound” with …Read more »


NRB Convention 2014 – Day 2: “Son of God” screens and Victoria Jackson in Late Night Film Talks

The highlight of Day 2 of the 2014 NRB Convention was the opening of the exhibition hall.  They made quite a ceremony of the opening with a fully costumed bagpipe player walking in a processional fashion onto the floor. We decided this was a perfect spot to begin our interviews which included media guru Phil …Read more »



ICVM Catalyst Conference – Day 2

Day 2 of the International Christian Visual Media Catalyst Conference (ICVM) was an exciting one. Lots of great seminars, including evangelist Luis Bush, writer and filmmaker Bart Gavigan, and filmmaker Bill Muir and many others. Bart Gavigan known for “End of the Spear” and “Luther,” taught on “The Thriller Genre” where he gave tips to …Read more »


ICVM Catalyst Conference – Day 1

The 2012 International Christian Visual Media Catalyst Conference (ICVM) is in full swing. Held at the Double Tree Hotel/Sea World in Orlando, Florida, the conference runs from July 10-13. I arrived on Monday evening, just in time for the Ice Cream Social for international and early arrivers. It was great seeing everyone, but as fun …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 »


Day 4 of ICVM – Outstanding Christian filmmakers honored at Crown Awards

Day 4 of ICVM is always kind of sad…knowing it is all coming to an end. It is amazing how fast you can feel like family with your fellow convention attendees. I knew it would be hard to part at the end of the day. Because of the 2011 ICVM Crown Awards, there were only …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 »