Christian Movie Connect Episode 57 – Dick Rolfe

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Dick Rolfe is the Co-Founder and CEO of The Dove Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission

is building relationships with entertainment executives and filmmakers in Hollywood by encouraging them to create more movies that are suitable for family viewing. Prior to his work with The Dove Foundation, Dick held senior management positions in radio, television and magazine publishing. He has also served on advisory boards for 20th Century Fox’s “FoxFaith” division, Mott Children’s Hospital at The University of Michigan Medical Center, and Compass College of Cinematic Arts. Dick frequently addresses civic groups and churches around the U.S. about the powerful influence of media on today’s society and is a contributor to The National Religious Broadcasters convention.


In this interview, Rolfe talks with CMC host, Cheryl Ariaz Wicker, about his work with The Dove Foundation and the wide resources available for those interested in family-friendly entertainment. He also discusses how family-friendly films actually do better than typical mainstream movies at the box office.


The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) is a non-partisan, international association of Christian communicators whose member organizations represent millions of listeners, viewers and readers. Their mission is to advance biblical truth; to promote media excellence; and to defend free speech. For more information on the NRB, visit