Last month, Movieguide® hosted its star-studded Faith & Values Awards Gala in Hollywood to honor the studio executives, producers, directors, actors and writers of the best family-friendly movies and TV shows of 2012.
Actor Joe Mantegna and his daughter, Gia, hosted the 21st annual Gala, which also featured appearances by Andy Garcia, Bailee Madison, Corbin Bernsen, Jerry Mathers, and Kellie Berglund, among many others.
The evening recognized the Ten Best Movies for Families; the Ten Best Movies for Mature Audiences; multiple $100,000 Epiphany Prizes; and the $50,000 Kairos Prizes for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays, among others. Among the winners were Ice Age: Continental Drift, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, The Odd Life of Timothy Green, Wreck-It Ralph, For Greater Glory, The Amazing Spider-Man, Les Miserables, Marvel’s The Avengers, and The American Bible Challenge.
On March 6, The Hallmark Movie Channel aired the Gala in its entirety.
In addition to the presentation of awards, Movieguide® Founder and Publisher Dr. Ted Baehr presented highlights from the 2013 Annual Report to the Entertainment Industry by the Christian Film & Television Commission®.
Click here and here for the complete lists of award winners. And click here to learn more about the 2013 Report to the Entertainment Industry.
PHOTOS ABOVE: (1) Ted Baehr, Movieguide® Founder and Publisher, (2) Ted Baehr and Andy Garcia, who starred in For Greater Glory.
Published: March 14, 2013