Cinematic Arts Zaki Gordon Center
Premiere Event August 29 - 31


Join us for:

-Screenings of NEVER-before-seen films from LIONSGATE and ECHOLIGHT Studios before their nationwide releases
-Renowned guests from the film industry
-Panel discussions about Christian and mainstream filmmaking
-Breakout sessions and workshops

All events are free of charge and open to the public!


Film Screenings:


Thursday, Aug. 29 Friday, Aug. 30
6:30 p.m.
Seasons of Gray - ECHOLIGHT Studios
Cinemark Movies 10
(filmmaker Q&A after showing)

8:30 p.m.
Beyond the Darkness - DRC Films
Cinemark Movies 10
(filmmaker Q&A after showing)
6:30 p.m.
The Redemption of Henry Myers - ECHOLIGHT Studios
Cinemark Movies 10
(filmmaker Q&A after showing)

8:30 p.m.
Grace Unplugged - LionsGate
Cinemark Movies 10
(filmmaker Q&A after showing)


Filmmaker Panels:


Saturday, Aug. 31st in the Supreme Courtroom, Liberty University School of Law*


10 - 10:30 a.m. - Opening Introduction and Prayer

Filmmaker Panel Discussions

10:30 - 11:45 a.m.
"Reaching a Christian Audience"
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.
"Reaching the General Audience"



Jon Erwin
Todd Robinson
Justin Tolley
Daniel Gordon
Johnny Remo
Bobby Downes
President of EchoLight Studios
Danny Carrales
Founder and Owner of DRC Films
Christopher Morrow
Chief Global Strategist of EchoLight
Andrew Cheney
Russ Rice
Producer - Coram Deo Studios


Breakout Sessions

Sessions will be in Green Hall classrooms 1945, 1946, 1953, and 1954.

Breakout Session #1 (2:30 - 3:45 p.m.) Breakout Session #2 (4:00 - 5:15 p.m.)
John Erwin/Justin Tolley - Topic TBA (GH 1945) Todd Robinson - Directing Movie Stars and Adapting Material to Direct (GH 1945)
Danny Carrales/Johnny Remo - The Craft of Editing (GH 1946) Daniel Gordon - Screenplay or Sermon? (GH 1953)
Andrew Cheney - The Craft of Acting (GH 1954) Russ Rice - Topic TBA (GH 1946)
  Christopher Morrow/Bobby Downes - Engineering Content for a Specific Market (GH 1954)

*Hospitaity and Information room in Green Hall (GH) 1265