Date: Thursday, January 17, 2019
Hollywood, Calif. – Dr. Ted Baehr, founder of Movieguide®: The Family Guide to Movies and Entertainment, announced today eight semi-finalists for the Fourteenth Annual Kairos Prize® for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays by First-Time and Beginning Screenwriters and four semi-finalists for the Kairos Pro Prize® for Inspiring Screenplays by Established Filmmakers.
The two winners will be announced Friday, Feb. 8 at the 27thAnnual Faith & Values Awards Gala and Report to the Entertainment Industry at the Universal Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.
The Kairos Prizes® are presented annually by Movieguide®, and awards $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
A SONG ON THE WIND by Sharon Baker
THE GREAT by Marshall Foster and Ben Davies
COLORBLIND by Pamela Peak
DEAREST DADDY GOD by Joy Mapp-Jobity
GRACE BY NIGHT by Nathan Leon
MULENGA by Karen Aaker
SIR KENDRICK AND THE CASTLE OF BEL LIONE by Jess Stainbrook
THROUGH FAITH by Bill Harris
Kairos Pro Prize® for Established Filmmakers
MINGO ROAD by Paul Cooper
NO GREATER LOVE by Carole Whang Schutter
THE CURSE OF THE PIRATES COVE by Walker Haynes
THERE YOU’LL FIND ME by Brian Baugh
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.