Directed by Dallas Jenkins. The first season is in my opinion the best Christian production I have seen in either TV or movies (and that’s including The Passion of the Christ). This DVD is the Pilot for a wonderful Faith-Based Series entitled "The Chosen" which was created by Dallas Jenkins. All Rights Reserved. “We want to do justice to the Gospels,” he says. When he brings his lamb to the temple for the offering, the priest mockingly rejects him and the lamb. Dallas Jenkins is a popular Hollywood Director, Dallas's previous film to hit the theatres was The Resurrection of Gavin Stone in the year 2017. The Shepherd (like The Chosen that follows it) gives a fictional backstory to a Biblical character so that when the Biblical event unfolds, it becomes a narrative payoff and not just a blip on the way to the next iconic sequence. Dallas Jenkins: That was all it was going to be. Dallas Jenkins heads The Chosen, which has broken records as the largest crowdfunded media project ever, and has been watched so far by more … Dallas Jenkins Explains The Chosen In His Own Words. © Letterboxd Limited. Directed by Dallas Jenkins, the series is spearheaded by Executive Producer Matthew Faraci, known for Dove Channel’s Frankly Faraci and Heavenquest: A Pilgrim’s Progress, and Executive Producer Derral Eves, a leading social media expert who has helped generate 24 billion views of content on YouTube and is founder of VidSummit, the leading professional conference for social media creators. The Shepherd — Blue Paper Film Works Directed by Dallas Jenkins. The sheep were super cute. Mailing Address: PO Box 3333 Agoura Hills, CA 91376-3333. (Provo, UT—December 1, 2017 — TruthPR.com) VidAngel is the market-leading entertainment app empowering families to filter language, nudity, violence, and other mature content from movies and TV shows streaming on Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO. “When the idea was offered to use [“The Shepherd”] to raise crowdfunding for this series, I laughed. Film data from TMDb. I made a short film for my church about the birth of Christ from the perspective of the shepherds. I watched the pilot called the shepherd 4 times and chocked up each time. TMDb The acting was excellent, the cinematography I thought was pretty great, and the editing was very well done. 21 NIGHTMARE things that will happen if Biden/Harris wins the election, Book Release: Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Answers the Question ‘Why Trump?’, As American’s Greatest Prolife President and New Nobel Peace Prize Nominee, Trump Redirects Race Discussion in US, Evangelist Alveda King: MLK’s Dream Lives On, Craig Huey Interview w/ Blanquita Cullum on The Hard Question October 23 2020, Amy, Joe, and the Co-founder of NARAL Pro-Choice America, First Responders need to know they have our support says Sgt. When a Navajo family betrays a skinwalker, he vows to destroy the entire clan. Physical Address: 30009 Ladyface Ct. Agoura Hills, CA 91301 The inspirational filmmaker behind What If…, Midnight Clear, and The Resurrection of Gavin Stone releases Christmas campaign backed by strong endorsements from leaders such as Ravi Zacharias, Anne Graham Lotz, Phil and Kay Robertson, Dr. Alveda King, NRB President Jerry B. Johnson, PTC President Tim Winter, and more as VidAngel looks to fans to back a groundbreaking project that unites people of faith around the world. Religion Unplugged spoke with director Dallas Jenkins about his plans for the series. My only complaint would be that the sets were fairly obvious, but that’s about it. Read More. It gives the familiar event a fictional backstory which makes it all the more powerful and emotional. It will help you delve deeper into scripture and better understand the stories and characters Jesus encountered. “But more importantly, I love how this model allows us to partner with viewers from the beginning, and I’m eager to help impact the way entertainment is created.”. TruthPR connects our Experts to media outlets primarily in the United States, Canada and to specific foreign outlets if requested.Need a Guest?Contact me: Jackie@TruthPR.com or call 662-259-0988. I used this short film to write about The Chosen because it is really well directed, acted, produced, and written and deserves to be seen. In the nearly 20 years since then, he has directed and produced over a dozen feature and short films for companies such as Universal, Lionsgate, Pure Flix, Hallmark Channel, and Amazon. Pete Mcdonough Fred Adams James MacDonald, 12 mins   Made by fans in Auckland, New Zealand. shepherd shepherd. Dallas created this Pilot for his church many years ago which inspired him to create a Faith-Based series on the life of Christ as seen by his Followers. This short church film gained such a viral following that it single-handedly inspired the also-excellent life of Christ series The Chosen. Dallas Jenkins, I would love for you ... into a short film for my church again and I did a short film about the birth of Christ from the perspective of the shepherds. David Jenkins’ short film served as an inspiration or experiment for the direction of the Biblical based series The Chosen. And it was 20 minutes and it was just intended for our churches, Christmas Eve service. Dallas Jenkins, creator of “The Shepherd,” envisioned the birth of the Christ child as it might have been seen through the eyes of a shepherd. GREAT short film. “86% of VidAngel’s users say their faith is … Available on modern devices such as iOS, Android, ROKU, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire TV, the app continues to grow in popularity. Director Dallas Jenkins Releases Pilot Episode “The Shepherd: A Story of the First Christmas” on VidAngel to Spark Investment Interest in His Upcoming Original Series The Chosen, the First Multi-Season TV Show about the Life of Jesus, VidAngel is the market-leading entertainment, is releasing the pilot episode, “The Shepherd: A Story of the First Christmas. Film & TV, North America Joseph Holmes August 7, 2020 Joseph Holmes, The Chosen, Dallas Jenkins, YouTube, Hollywood, film, TV, Los Angeles, Jonathan Roumie, Ryan Swanson, Tyler Thompson, COVID-19, Jesus, Christian Comment Today, Director Dallas Jenkins is releasing the pilot episode, “The Shepherd: A Story of the First Christmas” on VidAngel to generate investment interest in the upcoming series “The Chosen”, the first-ever, multi-season TV show about the life of Jesus. Jenkins made a short film, The Shepherd, for his church in Elgin, Illinois, U.S., filming it on a friend's farm in Marengo. Director Dallas Jenkins has collaborated with VidAngel and released the pilot episode of his upcoming series titled “The Chosen.” Jenkins, who helmed faith-based movies such as “The Resurrection of Gavin Stone” and “What If…,” aims to reach out to audiences in the first multi-installment TV series about the life of Jesus Christ. Director Dallas Jenkins will tell you this not a substitute for Bible. Billy Graham, ●        Phil and Kay Robertson, stars of Duck Dynasty. The story takes the classic birth of Jesus tale and tells it through the eyes of a humble shepherd. VidAngel Releases Christmas Pilot "The Shepherd" from Faith Director Dallas Jenkins, 2017. The shepherd enters a synagogue because he loves to hear the stories of the prophets about the coming Messiah. “86% of VidAngel’s users say their faith is extremely important to them. “The Chosen” just wrapped its first season of production and is set to stream on VidAngel in 2019. ●        Use this YouTube link to embed the entire episode in your story. really really really well for Dallas Dallas when when he he he did did did the the the shepherd. This was okay. The Chosen: 40 Days with Jesus: This beautiful hardbound, imitation leather devotional guide, written by Director Dallas Jenkins, his wife Amanda, and her writing partner Kristen, is designed to be a companion to The Chosen. VidAngel is the market-leading entertainment app empowering families to filter language, nudity, violence, and other mature content from movies and TV shows streaming on Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO. This deserves to become a Christmas tradition. With Sara David Jenkins’ short film served as an inspiration or experiment for the direction of the Biblical based series The Chosen. The film, which starred Stephen Baldwin and was distributed by Lionsgate, was based on a short story his father, Jerry Jenkins, wrote. VidAngel Studios, the company’s original content division, has had tremendous success with its clean standup comedy series, Dry Bar Comedy, which consistently ranks among VidAngel’s most viewed content. 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