Christian Media Association Focuses on Faith in Film at National Media Conference

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The CMA National Media Convention, slated for October 17 and 18, 2014 at the Irving Bible Church in Dallas, Texas is open to anyone working in Christian media and includes 50 workshops covering topics from graphics to public speaking to film. Several of the evening events focus on film with Friday night’s Faith in Film panel discussion and Saturday night’s keynote with Stephen Baldwin.

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We hope to challenge Christian filmmakers to crash through boundaries with creative and inspired projects.

The Christian Media Association will be hosting a Faith in Film Panel Discussion and Networking Event as part of their national media convention scheduled for October 17-18, 2014 at the Irving Bible Church. Friday night’s Faith in Film event is scheduled for 7:30pm to 9:00pm and is open to the public for $20 per person. (The event is included in a full registration for conference attendees.)

CMA Dallas chapter leader, Benjamin Dane, will be the MC for the evening of discussion about the cutting edge topic of faith in film. “This year saw more diverse faith based theatrical releases and TV than ever before,” says Dane. “There seems to be a growing interest in knowing how to tap into this market. We hope to challenge Christian filmmakers to crash through boundaries with creative and inspired projects.”

Professional panelists include: Michael Cain (President M3 Films, Director/Producer); Curtis Wallace (Lawyer, Author and Producer); Danny Carrales (DRC Films); Chad Gundersen (Gundersen Entertainment); and Benjamin Dane (Actor/Producer Pathlight Entertainment).

These panelists will also be presenting workshops during the conference. A total of 25 speakers will present 50 workshops on a wide range of topics, include radio, television, graphics, public speaking, acting, PR and marketing, leadership, writing, and more. The entire convention, including workshops, exhibits, panels and receptions is $129 per person.

There is also a Hispanic track which includes a Hispanic Media Reception on Friday evening hosted by Comunicadores USA. The reception and workshops in this track will be presented in Spanish.

The event wraps on Saturday night with a keynote by Actor Stephen Baldwin which is also open to the public with tickets available individually. Each evening event is open to the public, and tickets for each event can be purchased separately.

To learn more about the convention or to register, go to:

About Christian Media Association:

CMA started in 1992 as a support to churches utilizing media. By 2003, they were holding media conferences across the U.S. to teach and network Christians in media. In 2009, they started their first CMA Chapter in Dallas. The upcoming CMA National Media Conference set for October 17-18, 2014 is their first national conference which will connect hundreds of media leaders in film, TV, church media, video, motions, graphics and more through 50 workshops and 25 speakers over a period of 2 days. The mission of CMA is helping Christians in media to connect and build their media ministry with excellence and integrity.

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