|For Immediate Release
February 1, 2016
Nashville, TN – Noted actor Kevin Sorbo is scheduled to speak on Friday, February 26, at the Film & Entertainment Summit that will be held on the last day of Proclaim 16, the NRB International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.
Now in its second year, the NRB Film & Entertainment Summit brings to the stage top Hollywood entertainment professionals, distributors, financiers, stars, filmmakers, composers, and executives. Session topics include script writing, financing, composing for movies, development, directing, production, post-production, distribution, marketing, and “How to Succeed in Mass Audience Movies, Television & Entertainment (Without Losing Your Soul).” Activities also include movie screenings and filmmaker Q&As in the main sessions.
In addition, Summit participants can register and pitch their project at the NRB Pitch-a-thon. Last year, one of the top Hollywood producers whose movies have grossed more than $3 billion at the box office optioned an aspiring participant’s script at the Pitch-a-thon.
“We are looking forward to having Kevin Sorbo share with Summit participants his secrets to successful acting," remarked NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson. “He is a welcome addition to our star-studded lineup.”
Sorbo received international stardom when he landed the lead role in Hercules, the Legendary Journeys (1993-1999), the most-watched TV show in the world, airing in 176 countries.
Following that success, Sorbo had the lead role in Gene Roddenberry’s Andromeda, which debuted as the No. 1 hour-long show in first-run syndication and remained at No. 1 for its entire run from 2000 to 2005.
Other notable movies include Kull, the Conqueror, Walking Tall, the Payback, Avenging Angel, Meet the Spartans, and the independent film What If, for which Sorbo received Movie Guide’s Most Inspirational Performance of the Year Award.
2014 saw the release of God’s Not Dead – the most successful independent faith-based movie ever made, and which featured Sorbo in a starring role.
Today, aside from acting, Sorbo leads A World Fit for Kids, a successful mentoring model that trains inner-city teens to use school, fitness, sports, and positive role models for themselves. World Fit is the No. 1 afterschool program in California.
The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) is a non-partisan, international association of Christian communicators whose member organizations represent millions of listeners, viewers, and readers. Our mission is to advance biblical truth; to promote media excellence; and to defend free speech. In addition to promoting standards of excellence, integrity, and accountability, NRB provides networking, educational, ministry, and fellowship opportunities for its members. Learn more at www.nrb.org.
About Proclaim 16
The annual NRB International Christian Media Convention is the largest nationally and internationally recognized event dedicated solely to assist those in the field of Christian communications. The dynamic Exposition consists of around 200 companies and is an active marketplace for those seeking tools and services to expand their organizations. Also on the Expo floor in 2016 will be an interactive exhibit presented by Museum of the Bible that chronicles the remarkable history of the Bible, from its transmission and translation to its impact and controversies. The upcoming Convention, Proclaim 16, will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN, February 23-26, 2016. The NRB Digital Media Summit, a pre-Convention event, will be held on February 22, 2016. Other summits that will take place during the week of Proclaim 16 include the Radio Summit, TV Summit, Church Media Summit, International Summit, Film & Entertainment Summit, and Donor Development Summit. There will also be a special Pastors Track. For more information, go to www.nrbconvention.org.
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