Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Granger Film Festival

Granger Community Church, hosted their first annual Granger Film Festival.
The house was packed as over one hour of media footage took the audience from laughter to somber reflection and even tears in a matter of minutes. Video clips were submitted in each of the following categories:
• Message Series Trailer
• Message Illustration
• Event Spotlights (used to promote before or highlight after) would like to thank Light Cast Media for donating streaming server space for the Granger Film Festival. Light Cast Media has a network of streaming servers all over the world providing quality on-demand streaming services for an on-demand world.

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This year's winning medias:
Smiling Addiction by Crossroads Community Church, GA
Category: Message Illustration (and best in show at this years Film Festival)

It's Alright I Went Last Night by Eagle Brook Community Church, MN
Category: Event Spotlights

Tough Questions Thinking People Ask by Sugar Creek Baptist Church, TX
Category: Message Series Trailer

Other medias shown at the festival:
24 by Cross Point Community Church, TN
Basketball Illustration by North Madison Christian Church, IN
CSI Trailer by Radiant Church, AZ
Domino Effect by Cross Point Community Church, TN
Flashlight by Celebrate Community Church, TN
Hallelujah Hoedown by Eagle Brook Community Church, MN
Lifesong by Celebrate Community Church, TN
No Fear by First United Methodist Church, PA
Parental Guidance Required by Sugar Creek Baptist Church, TX
Picasso Code by Radiant Church, AZ
Sin by Crossroads Community Church, GA
The Walk Up Pitch by Crossover Church, FL
Turn It Up by Messiah Baptist Church, KS

Of the 3 categories, 2 are really commercials, which is an art form intself. It's the middle category Message Illustration that gives the film maker the opportunity to develop the story. Smiling Addiction is a good choice for best film.


In Christ Alone said...

Hey Pastor Mike,
What a great group of films. I agree that the winner was a good choice. Thanks for your always gives me something to think, laugh or pray about.

pastor mike said...

thanks for dropping by