Students prepare for Hollywood

trailer — Judd spent 20 hours making his video. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

After more than one month since launching the competition, producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey announced the final winners of their video contest Monday, Feb. 24.

The contest, intended to promote the couple’s new film “Son of God,” prompted 65 total video submissions with more than […]

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‘Son of God’ highlights life of Jesus

PREMIERe — The film was adapted from History Channel’s “The Bible” series. Screenshot

Burnett and Downey’s film premiered in theaters nationwide Friday, Feb. 28, making more than $5.2 million Mark Burnett and Roma Downey’s “Son of God” took center stage in a big way at the Thursday night opening, rolling out with a $1.2 million premiere and $4 million in presales. When the …

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Contest launches

elect— “Son of God” will hit theaters Feb. 28. Google Images

Liberty University students will be putting their creative talents to use in pursuit of a two-person trip to Hollywood after recent Convocation speakers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey’s announcement of a video contest to promote their new movie, “Son of God.” According to the contest rules, Liberty students interested in …

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Burnett speaks on ‘Bible’

INSPIRATION— Burnett and Downey speak to students. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

Burnett and Downey encourage students Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, producers of the TV miniseries “The Bible,” shared their experiences about bringing the name of Jesus back on the big screen during Convocation and in a meeting with cinematic arts students Monday, Jan. 20. “We are Hollywood’s noisiest Christians,” Burnett …

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Editorial: Year of the Bible

With “Noah” and “Son of God,” 2014 will be filled with faith-based film success Only a few days into the new year and 2014 has already been unofficially dubbed “The Year of the Bible” in Hollywood. The title derives its origin from blockbuster hits such as Darren Aronofsky’s “Noah” — …

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