Faith, Media and Culture

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 01/22/21 Chosen ones. When already-successful producers Chad Gundersen (Like Dandelion Dust, The Trial, Unlimited and Hoovey) and Chris Juen (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 1 and 2, Surf’s Up and Arthur Christmas) hit it off and decided to form the Texas-based independent film/TV…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 01/20/21 Concept for VidAngel’s original animated TV series Tuttle Twins: Tween twins, a crazy granny & a wheelchair time machine! When Grandma moves in with the Tuttle family, 11 year old twins, Ethan and Emily, have no idea what adventures lie in store. With…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 01/18/21 If I lived in China or even Russia, or any totalitarian country, maybe I could understand some of these illegal injunctions. Maybe I could understand the denial of certain basic First Amendment privileges, because they hadn’t committed themselves to that over there. But…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 01/13/21 The man behind the crowdfunded episodic TV series that brings Lost-like storytelling techniques to the life of Jesus Christ. Created and directed by Dallas Jenkins, the show is a worldwide hit for VidAngel that scored over 64-million views in its first season to…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 01/11/21 Deborah Gaal (above) was a finalist in the 2018 National Jewish Book Awards and winner of the 2019 IndieReader Discovery Awards the  author of The Dream Stitcher about a woman who discovers she has the ability to create embroidery that appears to cause…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 01/07/21 We all condemn the rioting at the Capitol. Let’s be extremely clear and unequivocal about that. Those who breached the building and committed vandalism and violence should have the book thrown at them, no ifs, ands or buts. That’s very clear and certainly…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 01/04/21 Seal of approval. I like the idea of starting a new year of Faith, Media & Culture posts on a positive note. Toward that end, I’d like to introduce you to one of the most creative minds in Hollywood that I’ve had the pleasure…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 12/18/20 Along came Raymond Arroyo. The author of a bestselling biography Mother Angelica, Raymond Arroyo is known television viewers as the lead news anchor on EWTN, the Catholic TV network she created. Those not prone to see him on that channel may know him…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 12/16/20 Glad tidings. It’s been just about a month since I posted my conversation with Jenn Gotzon and Jim E. Chandler, the married stars and producers of the Christmas-themed romantic comedy The Farmer and the Belle.  Since then the independent film has become a…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 12/14/20 Real Stories from Real Heroes. So, reads the subtitle of Modern Warriors, Pete Hegseth’s fourth book (the first from the new Fox News Books imprint) that debuted on several bestseller lists, including those of Amazon, the New York Times and USA Today. The…

John W. Kennedy
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John W. Kennedy

John W. Kennedy is the founder and Dir. of Development of The Creative Universe Entertainment™, a media consultation and development company focusing on the creation, development and support of high-quality mainstream entertainment that upholds positive timeless values, including trust in God.

Current projects include "Bryant Park" (an uplifting romantic-comedy) and "Photo Finish" (an award-winning sci-fi TV pilot). He has written over 100 children's novels based on episodes of the Cartoon Network series "Ben 10", "Ben 10: Alien Force", "Ben 10: Ultimate Alien", "Ben 10: Omniverse" and "Generator Rex" among others. He also writes Beliefnet’s "Faith, Media & Culture" blog.

Previously, he has produced successful news and talk programming for CNN, Fox News, Pax TV and SiriusXM.

Specialties: Script Writing, Movie/TV Novelizations & Adaptations, TV Content Creation and Development, Creative Consultation, Producing and Booking News and Talk shows.

He can be reached for writing, producing and consulting services at 516-640-1182.

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