The short movie produced in collaboration with Phipps Philms, Twice Owned, was nominated for Best Short as a Finalist in the Christian Worldview Film Festival this March. Johnathan Schutz (visual effects artist) and Benjamin Owen (producer) were present for the movie screenings and awards event. Audiences commented on its “good story arc” and liked the “watercolor effects”. In the following month, Twice Owned was awarded an Honorable Mention by The Attic Film Festival, also held in Texas. “We wanted to produce something for low-cost ministry use,” Owen explained, “and we hope it will provide a good starting point for presenting the Gospel.” The short film and bonus videos are free to view online, including the study guide. Most recently, Twice […]
San Antonio, Texas — “Refracted Glory” screened at the Christian Worldview Film Festival held March 12-14, where it was nominated for two awards; Best Documentary and Best Origianal Music Score. Representing the film were Benjamin Owen, Gabriel Hudelson, Caleb Phipps and Matthew Duran. “It was an honor to be a finalist in the Christian Worldview Film Festival next to so many great films.” Owen said. “It’s nice talking with viewers after the screenings and someone always has a hummingbird story to share.” The event featured 80 films, plus 6 showcase films and musical performances. There were around 1,000 people attending throughout the week and 14 awards were presented at the closing ceremony.
We had a huge turnout for the “Refracted Glory” Premiere this week. Everyone seemed to enjoy the film and it was exciting to see the response after a long year of post production. Cast and Crew attending were David Rives (the documentary narrator/host), the Hummingbird family, Caleb Phipps (cinematographer) and Luke Holloway (3D animator). We had a good time talking about the production and answering questions after the movie. David Rives also sang one of his original songs called “In His Hands”. Video clips have been posted to the exclusive Behind The Scenes Blog, for those who could not attend in person. Thank you to everyone who came and to those helping us make this event happen!