Christian Filmmakers Offer Free 1-Day Bootcamp in Chantilly

film-boot-campOn Saturday, May 30, 2015, Chantilly Bible Church will host a FREE 1-day Christian Filmmaking Boot Camp sponsored by NoVA Christian Film. The speakers are experienced film & video professionals in the northern Virginia area who love Jesus. They will cover essential aspects of independent filmmaking, such as acting, directing and screenwriting — and will end the day with an actual video shoot you can participate in or watch!

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This boot camp is perfect for any Christian interested in learning how to make low-budget films, pursue a career in film or television, or discover ways to impact Hollywood with the message of Jesus Christ.

If you have a desire to be behind or in front of the camera, please join us for this one-day filmmaking boot camp taught by experienced Christian professionals!

SCHEDULE (w/ Speakers*):

09:00 Welcome & Introduction (CBC Pastor)
09:15 Keynote (Brad Russell)
09:45 Producing (Panel: George Escobar, Christa Geno, Nina May, Paula O’Neal)
10:15 Crowdfunding (Ron Newcomb)
10:45 BREAK
11:00 PROMO: Advent Filmmakers (George Escobar)
11:15 Acting (Panel: Josh Murray, Chuck Paris, Jim Holland)
11:45 Cinematography & Lighting (JD Medlock)
– Acting (Josh Murray)
– DSLR Filmmaking (JD Medlock)**
– Producing (George Escobar)
01:45 PROMO: Hollywood Prayer Network (Chuck Paris)
02:00 Screenwriting (Michael Tolosa)
02:30 Directing (Gary Voelker)
03:00 Sound (TBD)
03:30 PROMO: NoVA Christian Film (Michael Tolosa)
03:45 BREAK
04:00 Film Shoot
07:00 End

Free pizza & bottled water will be served for lunch. You’re welcome to bring something else to eat/drink, if you wish.

Please feel free to bring head shots, business cards, DVDs or other marketing materials to give away during the event. We will have a networking/marketing table specifically for this.

For more information on NoVA Christian Film, please visit or join the Facebook group at

*Speakers and topics are subject to change.
**Feel free to bring your own DSLR to learn on, or just watch.

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