Posts tagged ‘Natalie Grant’

April 23, 2014

WORD ENTERTAINMENT PARTNERS WITH CURB ENTERTAINMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL FILM DISTRIBUTION

 

Word Entertainment—a leading Christian entertainment company offering an array of artist services including recorded music, publishing, merchandising, booking and marketing—today announced that it has partnered with international feature film production and distribution company Curb Entertainment, to distribute Word Entertainment’s faith-based films outside of the US.  The inaugural slate of films will include The Perfect SummerMy Name Is PaulThe Trail (Let God)Hope for Hurting HeartsMother India,Season of a LifetimeVeil of Tears, and more, which will be showcased at the 2014 CANNES Film Market in Cannes, France.

 

“There is an enormous and growing market for films that provide wholesome family entertainment, and Word Entertainment proudly offers thought-provoking films that tell stories of faith, hope, love, and redemption,” said Rod Riley, President & CEO, Word Entertainment. “I am thrilled that we are partnering with Carole Curb and Curb Entertainment to expand our reach and bring these great works to audiences around the world.”

 

Carole Curb, President, Curb Entertainment, added, “We are proud to build upon a very successful relationship between Word and Curb by having the opportunity to work directly on the exciting films that Rod Riley and his team have assembled. Our company has had a 30-year history of film distribution, and we are excited to join with Word in the sales and marketing of its films.”

 

Carole Curb, who has successfully grown Curb Entertainment into one of the most respected independent film companies in the world, will be heading up the charge for Curb. Curb Entertainment will provide international sales and marketing, and will maintain a presence at major film festivals and markets.

 

Recently, Word Entertainment has continued to expand its reach and offerings in Christian entertainment beyond music and film, including by becoming the only Christian content company to have booking, live events and strategic partnerships divisions in-house. Through this division, Word launched The Son of God Tour 2014. This epic two-hour live event, a Word Entertainment collaboration with producer and actress Roma Downey’s (“Touched by an Angel,” “The Bible,” Son of God) and producer Mark Burnett‘s (“The Voice,” “Survivor,” “The Apprentice,” “Shark Tank,” “The Bible,” Son of God) company LightWorkers Media, visited 16 cities nationwide March 20-April 13. “The Bible: SON OF GOD Tour 2014” brought the epic miniseries “The Bible” and the 20th Century Fox feature film Son of God to life in sight and sound with immersive video and stunning visual effects paired with live, in-person performances by GRAMMY®-nominated artist Francesca Battistelli, Sidewalk Prophets, GRAMMY®-nominated artist Natalie Grant, Chris August, Meredith Andrews and Jason Gray. These award-winning artists performed their biggest radio hits alongside the chronological telling of the story of Christ in a one-of-a-kind concert event.

 

About Word Entertainment

A leader in the music industry for over 60 years, Word Entertainment, a Warner/Curb company, is a unique, comprehensive entertainment company comprised of multi-faceted artist service departments including publishing, merchandising, booking and online initiatives. Word Entertainment represents some of the top names and brands in music, including About A Mile, Meredith Andrews, Chris August, Francesca Battistelli, Big Daddy Weave, Jason Castro, Patrick Ryan Clark, Everfound, for KING & COUNTRY, Group 1 Crew, Love & The Outcome, Dara Maclean, Point Of Grace, Sidewalk Prophets, VERIDIA and Zealand and is home to 25 Entertainment, Word Distribution (representing Curb Records and Big Idea/VeggieTales among others), Word Print/Church Resources, Word Films, Word Music Publishing and Word Label Group’s Word Records, Word Worship and Fervent Records.

 

About Curb Entertainment

Curb Entertainment formed in 1984 to concentrate on film production and distribution. A member of the Independent Film and Television Alliance (IFTA), Curb Entertainment maintains a major presence at major film and television markets including the American Film Market (AFM), CANNES Film Festival, MIPCOM, MIP-TV, and EFM. The company’s record division, Curb Records, remains one of the largest independent labels in the world.

 

 

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February 24, 2014

Dare to Be Nationwide 2014 Tour With Natalie Grant Sells Out Seven Dates, Adds New Events Due To Popular Demand

 

 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (February 20, 2014) – The Dare to Be…The Journey Continues 2014 event tour sold out seven of 12 events across the country, while honoring daring, local women at each event. The inspirational event tour features Grammy® nominated vocalist Natalie Grant and international speaker, Bible teacher and author Charlotte Gambill. Together, they have created an empowering event entwined with music and worship for women of all ages to make a difference in their life, family, and community.

Among the dozens of women honored during the event tour was the wife of imprisoned American Pastor Saeed Abedini. Naghmeh Albedini was recognized in Boise, Idaho for keeping her faith and strength while waiting for her husband’s safe return home from Iran. Like every Dare to Be event, this emotional tribute provided a comfort of positivity and optimism through togetherness and faith that tugged on heartstrings throughout the church.

Since the 2014 tour launch in January, the Dare to Be movement has sparked a wildfire of hope, faith, and love across the country. Due to overwhelming popularity, and even with the addition of new dates, tickets are only available for two of the remaining events, including Coral Springs, Fla. February 20 and a matinee in Tampa, Fla. on February 22.

Tickets for remaining events are on sale at daretobeevent.com.

DATES/CITIES/VENUES
February 20, 2014 Coral Springs, FL Church by the Glades
February 22, 2014 Tampa, FL City Life Church – MATINEE ADDED
February 22, 2014 Tampa, FL City Life Church – SOLD OUT
March 1, 2014 Waxahachie, TX The Avenue Church – SOLD OUT

LINKS http://daretobeevent.com
Twitter: @daretobeevent
Facebook: /daretobeevent
Instagram: @daretobeevent

ABOUT NATALIE GRANT:
Grammy nominated Christian vocalist and multi Dove Award winner, Natalie Grant, is a singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN. Natalie’s work has gained international acclaim, including five Dove Awards for Female Vocalist of the year. Natalie is married to producer Bernie Herms and they have three children Grace Ana, Isabella Noelle and Sadie Rose. Twitter @NatalieGrant

ABOUT CHARLOTTE GAMBILL:
Charlotte Gambill is an international speaker and author, best known for her practical and passionate application of God’s word. Her messages of life and purpose are rallying a generation to embrace the broken and become ambassadors of hope. Charlotte and her husband Steve, are the lead Pastors at Life Church, England – http://www.lifechurchhome.com. They have two children, Hope Cherish and Noah Brave. Twitter @CharlGambill

October 12, 2011

NATALIE GRANT STARS IN HER FIRST MOVIE CALLED DECISION

 

Atlanta, Ga –October 10, 2011 –Dedicated to providing uplifting music and family entertainment, gmc announces the acting debut of four-time GMA Dove Award Female Vocalist of the Year Natalie Grant this Sunday in the gmc world premiere movie, Decision. Sharing the story of a family in despair rediscovering their faith, Decision debuts October 16 at 7 PM and 9 PM EST as well as re-airing Sunday, October 23 at 11 AM EST.

Grant stars in this touching and dramatic movie dealing with family, loss, love and faith. Decision also features award-winning country music star Billy Dean as well as the theme song by American Idol contestant Ricky Braddy (Season 8).

“I’m so excited that my debut acting role was in a film that offers so much hope and stresses the importance of faith and family,” shares Grant. “I was also honored to work along side some wonderful people who were patient with me and helped this ‘rookie’ every step of the way!”

In this uplifting drama, Grant stars as Ilene, a mother struggling to make ends meet after the tragic death of her firefighter husband (Billy Dean). When she begins to lose control of her heartbroken teenage son Jackson (Michael Rosenbaum), she reaches out to her estranged father Wyatt (Rusty Whitener) to take in the troubled boy. Gradually, they form a bond that will require Jackson to find an inner strength he never knew he had to avert yet another family tragedy.

For a sneak peak of the movie, check out the trailer on watchgmctv.com.