Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Kickstarting faith-based films. Movie to Movement  has launched Your Film Fund (YFF), a grassroots crowd-funding site aimed at helping producers sidestep the usual Hollywood gatekeepers to get positive, life-affirming movie projects financed via financial support from average folks who simply want to support such works. …

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Kindness, in the key of “i”: If you have an iPod you no longer use or need, you might want to consider giving it to the Broadway Alzheimer’s iPod Drive. The donated devices will go to facilities that care for those suffering from memory…

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1.  Family Movie Night hits its creative stride. Game of Your Life (NBC, Friday 12/2 @ 8:00 PM ET),  the ninth of the impressive P&G-Walmart film series, is perhaps the most creative yet — featuring a genuinely original premise about a class of…

Here are today’s dispatches from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 1. The Way premiere to benefit Walkabout Foundation. Tomorrow’s premiere of the excellent faith-themed Emilio Estevez film (starring his father Martin Sheen) in New York City will offer further proof of the positive power of cinema via a special screening to benefit the…

John W. Kennedy
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John W. Kennedy

John W. Kennedy, a practicing Catholic, 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 such as faith in a loving God, kindness, forgiveness, gratitude, tolerance, wisdom, courage, self-confidence tempered with humility, personal responsibility and the all-important ability to resist hypocrisy and laugh at our own human foibles.

Current projects include "Bryant Park" (an uplifting romantic-comedy), "The Tommie Scott Story" (based on the inspirational biography) and "Photo Finish" (a 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 and has discussed the topic as a guest on several radio broadcasts.

Previously, he has produced successful news and talk programming for CNN, Fox News, Pax TV and SiriusXM. Over the years, his notable interviews and/or bookings have included such diverse personalities as Sean Astin, Corbin Bernsen, Brian Bird, James Brolin, Kirk Cameron, Deepak Chopra, Sandy Duncan, Roma Downey, Robert Duvall, Emilio Estevez, Mick Fleetwood, Andy Garcia, Carla Gugino, movie-star-turned-Catholic nun Mother Dolores Hart, Patricia Heaton, Lee Iacocca, Robert Kennedy, Jr., Michael Landon, Jr., Pattie Mallete (Justin Bieber’s mother), B.B. King, Colin Powell, Dennis Prager, Rick Santorum, Martin Sheen, Kevin Sorbo, Della Reese, Christopher Reeve, Robert and Robert A. Schuller, Sylvester Stallone, Jon Voight, Martha Williamson and countless others.

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

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