From Approval to Access: Dove Enters the Digital Arena

by Dick Rolfe, CEO – The Dove Foundation If you’ve been keeping up with the evolution in home entertainment and watched it transition from DVD’s and Blu-ray discs to digital delivery, you may already be using one or more of the new services. In the 90’s you could rent a movie for a few bucks […]

Movies Influenced by Social Media

by Dick Rolfe, CEO It’s no secret that Social Media sites are flourishing. They have taken “word of mouth” communicating to a new level. These platforms glean mountains of personal information from our postings and pictures that enables them to gather like-minded people into what researchers call, “interest groups”. The terms vary from “friends” on […]

What is The Dove Foundation and Why Should I Care?

by Dick Rolfe, CEO Those were the words that greeted me when I first met the president of worldwide distribution for a major Hollywood film studio. His frank approach set me back at first. Then I realized that this person was very busy and he wanted to get to the bottom line. He had the […]

Bible-based Movies: an Evolution!

by Dick Rolfe (Movies containing Dove reviews are linked below) Son of God movie opened on February 28th as the second highest grossing film of the weekend. The complete story of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ had a spectacular opening weekend! It appeared on 3260 movie screens and grossed $26.5 million at […]

6th Annual Crystal Dove Seal Awards


Vote for your favorite Dove approved movies of 2013 Hollywood has scores of awards shows celebrating the “best of” in so many categories, one wonders if the awards mean as much as they used to. It’s certainly an honor having your name or project accompanied by “Academy-award-winning” It means real dollars when negotiating your next […]

Ani-Mates are the cutest animals you will ever meet. . .


Ani-Mates are the cutest animals you will ever meet. They come as a teddy bear or a puppy. They are preloaded with one hour of short Bible stories and you can also download more stories to your iPhone or Android device.  Those also contain videos that you and your children can watch together as your […]

GUEST EDITORIAL: God vs. the Zombies…again!


My friend Bob Beltz is a writer, speaker, film producer, theologian, and virtual monk.  The last time we were together was at Mark Burnett and Roma Downey’s home in Malibu attending a launch party for The Bible Miniseries. Bob posted the following words of wisdom on his blog under Faith & Culture   Congratulations […]