Christian Retailing

NEWSLETTERS Current Issue Faith-based surfer film nominated for three film festival awards
Faith-based surfer film nominated for three film festival awards PDF Print E-mail
Written by Christine D. Johnson   
Monday, 21 July 2014 03:32 PM EDT

PerfectWaveThe Perfect Wave has been nominated for three awards at the 6th Annual Pan Pacific Film Festival for Best Feature Narrative, Best Editing and Best Cinematography. Winners will be announced at the festival July 24-26 in Los Angeles. 

Starring Scott Eastwood (Gran Torino, Flags of Our Fathers), Rachel Hendrix (October Baby) and Cheryl Ladd (Charlie's Angels), the film opened in select markets July 11.

“We are elated and humbled that the film has been nominated for these awards,” said The Perfect Wave Director Bruce Macdonald. “We are thrilled so far with the success of the film in the U.S. and know this is a gateway to continue to spread God’s message of healing and redemption through Ian's story.”

The film shares the story of New Zealand native Ian McCormack (Eastwood), who sets out on a journey with his best friend to surf some of the most famous and challenging destinations throughout Australia, Southeast Asia and Africa in search of the mythical “perfect wave.” Ian falls in love with free-spirited Annabel (Hendrix), and his romantic pursuit leads him to the island of Mauritius, where his life is forever changed by an encounter with a school of box jellyfish. Following a divine post-mortem encounter, Ian miraculously awakens with a new understanding of life.

The Perfect Wave is a project we are very proud of,” said seven-time Emmy-winning U.S. Producer S. Bryan Hickox. “We are honored to be included at such a prestigious event and hope that this is just the first of many great things to come for this film.” 

Divine Inspiration produced the film, which will be distributed by GVN Releasing. 

 

In this current issue:

United Methodist publisher dedicates new headquarters

News image

The United Methodist Publishing House (UMPH) celebrated the dedication of...

READ MORE

Hobby Lobby, Mardel file credit card fee lawsuit

News image

Oklahoma City-based Hobby Lobby Stores and Christian retail chain Mardel...

READ MORE

Downloads take off for Lysa TerKeurst’s First 5 app

News image

New York Times best-selling author Lysa TerKeurst, along with Proverbs...

READ MORE

Romance Writers of America honors Irene Hannon

News image

Irene Hannon, best-selling author of more than 50 novels, won...

READ MORE

Pillar reunites to release first album in six years

News image

Christian rock group Pillar is releasing its first album in...

READ MORE

Partnership broadens reach of International Children’s Bible

News image

The International Network of Children’s Ministry (INCM) announced Tuesday that...

READ MORE

Audiobook sales rise significantly in 2014

News image

The audiobook industry is continuing to expand in sales as...

READ MORE

Thomas Nelson promotes senior marketing staff

News image

Thomas Nelson announced two senior marketing promotions July 24. Michael Aulisio...

READ MORE

Jason Crabb honored with street name in hometown

News image

Jason Crabb was recently honored with a street name, “Jason...

READ MORE

Glory Haus gourmet initiative helps the homeless

News image

Glory Haus’ new line, “Pickles with a Purpose,” launched earlier...

READ MORE

'Today's King James' gains traction

News image

The Modern English Version (MEV) Bible is poised for sustained...

READ MORE

CPE Murfreesboro event seeks to equip, engage retailers

News image

Christian Product Expo (CPE) returns Sept. 20-22 to “encourage, equip and...

READ MORE
100%
-
+
0
Show options

a