HOME > NEWSROOM > ARTICLES > Movieguide® Now Accepting Script Entries for 2nd Annual $50K Chronos Prize

Movieguide® Now Accepting Script Entries for 2nd Annual $50K Chronos Prize

Chronos PrizeCompetition is now open for the Second Annual $50,000 Chronos Prize for Inspiring Screenplays by Established Filmmakers, according to an announcement last week by Dr. Ted Baehr, Founder of Movieguide®: The Family Guide to Movies and Entertainment.

Supported by a grant from the John Templeton Foundation, the $50,000 Chronos Prize for Inspiring Screenplays by Experienced Filmmakers honors faith-friendly or faith-based scripts that promote “a greater understanding or love of God.”

The $50,000 winner will be announced at the 23rd Annual Faith & Values Awards Gala and Report to the Entertainment Industry on February 6, 2015, at the Universal Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.

“The Chronos Prize represents a new milestone in promoting faith-friendly and faith-based content in mainstream movies,” remarked Dr. Baehr, who chairs NRB’s Film Standing Committee and serves on the association’s Board of Directors. “As this spring has shown, movies with faith and values are the most successful movies on almost every level.”

Filmmakers eligible to compete for the Chronos Prize are past nominees and winners of the Movieguide® Faith & Values Awards and/or established filmmakers who want to create and distribute profitable, spiritually uplifting movies or television programs demonstrating man’s love or understanding of God. Other criteria for the prizes may be found on the Chronos Prize website at www.chronosprize.com.

An early bird discount price of $50 will be given to those who submit their script entries by October 15, 2014. After that, the entry fee will be $75 until the final deadline of November 21, 2014.

In addition to the Chronos Prize, the highlight of the Faith & Values Awards each year is the presentation of the two $100,000 Epiphany Prizes for Inspiring Movies & TV. Also supported by a grant from the John Templeton Foundation, the Epiphany Prizes honor the best, most inspiring movie and television program of the previous year.

Published: June 5 , 2014

Latest News

Chief Justice Gives Ominous Warning on Marriage & Faith

NRB is repulsed by the Supreme Court’s decision today to undermine the institution of marriage by imposing “gay marriage” nationwide. Moreover, taking note of Chief Justice John Roberts’ dissenting opinion,

DOTCOM Bill Approved by House, Advances in Senate

A bipartisan consensus has solidified on Capitol Hill as Members of Congress seek to monitor a transfer of authority over the Internet.

‘Freedom of Religion’ vs ‘Freedom of Worship’

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, joined more than 60 other religious and conservative leaders in urging the federal government to uphold the Bill of Rights’ freedom of religion, not simply a so-called “freedom of worship.”

Center for Christian Statesmanship Recognizes Sen. James Lankford with Award

The D. James Kennedy Center for Christian Statesmanship, a ministry of Evangelism Explosion International, honored Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) with its Distinguished Christian Statesman Award during an event Wednesday on Capitol Hill.

Senator Reiterates Call for Release of Pastor Abedini

As the imprisonment of Pastor Saeed Abedini, a U.S. citizen, surpassed 1,000 days this week, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) took to the Senate Floor to highlight his plight and that of three other Americans in Iran...

Theme Picked for Movieguide®’s 24th Annual Faith & Values Awards Gala

“Home and Heart” is the theme for the 24th Annual Faith & Values Awards Gala and Report to the Entertainment Industry, announced Movieguide® Founder Dr. Ted Baehr.

NRB President, Members Take Stand for Marriage

Ahead of the Supreme Court's highly anticipated ruling on marriage, conservative Christian and faith leaders across the spectrum are taking their stand in support of marriage between one man and one woman.

NRB Supports First Amendment Defense Act

This week Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) and Congressman Raúl Labrador (R-ID) introduced legislation aimed at defending religious freedom from government encroachment.

NRB Statement on Attack in Charleston, SC

Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, condemned Wednesday night's deadly attack on parishioners of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, SC.

Arizona Church Wins in Supreme Court

Good News Community Church, a small congregation in Gilbert, AZ, appealed a First Amendment case all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court and won.

More News