Tagged: Torry Martin

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 »


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 »


Blogging LIVE in Cincinnati for ICVM

The International Christian Visual Media conference, known simply as ICVM, will be held in Cincinnati this week as media organizations, directors, actors,  writers, distributors, authors and more—including people who support the Christian film industry in other ways gather for an opportunity to network, attend seminars, see some of the new films coming up, and to …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 »


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 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 »