Date: Wednesday December 23, 2020
Hollywood, Calif. – Dr. Ted Baehr, founder of Movieguide®: The Family Guide to Movies and Entertainment, announced today six finalists for the Fifteenth Annual Kairos Prize® for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays.
The winner of this years contest is expected to be announced at the 29thAnnual Faith & Values Awards Gala and Report to the Entertainment Industry at the Avalon Theater in Hollywood tentatively scheduled for February 18th 2021.
The Kairos Prize® is presented annually by Movieguide®, and awards $15,000 to the winning screenplay whose message “greatly increases man’s love or understanding of God.”
This year’s finalists are (in alphabetical order):
The finalist Judges for this years contest are:
Animator and Producer (HAPPY FEET, LEGO MOVIE, LEGO BATMAN MOVIE, PETER RABBIT)
Former Disney artist turned scriptwriter. His screenplay (I BELIEVE) was released 2017 and others are currently optioned.
Producer and Actor (BREAKTHROUGH, THE STAR, WOODLAWN)
Pablo De Rosso
Vice President, Content Strategy & Analysis Netflix
Producer Director(TO WRITE LOVE ON HER ARMS, THE WAY BACK HOME)
Senior Vice President Affirm Films, Sony Pictures
Producer (SCREECHERS WILD!, BATTLE CLAW, MAX STEEL TEAM TURBO)
Vice President Production Provident Films
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 Prizes® for Inspiring Movies & TV. The Epiphany Prizes® honor the best, most inspiring movie and television program of the previous year.