Faith-based Film ‘Paul’s Promise’ Slated to Open in 200+ Markets Oct 21

Damascus Road Productions, Uptone Pictures, and SaltShaker Media have announced the upcoming theatrical release of Paul’s Promise. The inspiring biopic of hope, faith and racial reconciliation is slated to open in 200+ markets on Oct. 21 through Integrity Releasing with Home Entertainment release to launch on Dec. 6. The film stars Linda Purl, Nancy Stafford, Ryan O’Quinn, Shari Rigby, Josef Cannon and Dean Cain.

Christy Award Gala & Art of Writing Conference Returns to Nashville Nov 17

ECPA has announced the in-person program for The Christy Award fall events that include the celebration gala for the industry’s top award for Christian fiction–and a four-part Art of Writing series for creatives, publishers, writers, and fans. The event will be held on November 17 at the Ezell and Shinn Centers at Lipscomb University in Nashville.

ECPA Announces Finalists for This Year’s Christy Awards

Three finalists were named in nine Fiction categories, with one tie in the First Novel category. The finalists represent the work of 13 publishers, including six independent publishers. The winners in each category—plus The Christy Award Book of the Year—will be announced via webcast on October 28 at 7 pm central time.