Semi-Finalists for the $15,000 Kairos Prizes Announced!
The 12th Annual Kairos Prizes for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays
Dr. Ted Baehr, founder of Movieguide®: The Family Guide to Movies and Entertainment, announced 20 semi-finalists for the Twelfth Annual Kairos Prize for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays by First-Time and Beginning Screenwriters and seven semi-finalists for the Kairos Pro Prize for Inspiring Screenplays by Established Filmmakers.
The two winners will be announced Friday, Feb. 10 at the 25th Annual Faith & Values Awards Gala and Report to the Entertainment Industry at the Universal Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.
Sponsored by Pure Flix Streaming and presented annually by Movieguide®, the Kairos Prizes award $15,000 to each winner whose work “greatly increases man’s love or understanding of God.”
This year’s semi-finalists are (in alphabetical order):
Kairos Prize for Beginning Screenwriters
Freedom in Chains
Gamaliel’s Advice – Taking Down God
Guardians of their Dreams
Missing Baby Jesus
Showdown at Damascus
The Brief and Brilliant Reign of Billy Tread
The Carolina Story
The Prayer Box – WINNER
The Right Cabal
Will You Rise?
Kairos Pro Prize for Established Filmmakers
Donuts with Jerry – WINNER
Holiday in Heaven
The Great Surrender
The Humble Walk
The Living Water
Since 2006, the Kairos Prizes have championed the brightest new voices emerging from the world of screenwriting.
In addition to the Kairos Prizes, the highlight of the MOVIEGUIDE® Awards each year is the presentation of the two Epiphany Awards for Inspiring Movies & TV. The Epiphany Awards honor the best, most inspiring movie and television program of the previous year.