The Bancroft Brothers, Former Disney Animators, Talk With Dove


by Edwin L. Carpenter, Editor of Film Reviews Tom and Tony Bancroft are both former Disney animators.  They have a lot in common in addition to being twin brothers and animators. Tom currently resides in Nashville and spoke with us shortly before his brother did. With the new Blu-ray release of Disney’s Mulan and Mulan […]

Actress Georgiana Jianu Hones Her Craft in Dove Approved Film


by Edwin L. Carpenter, Editor (film reviews) The Dove Foundation had the pleasure of interviewing Romanian actress Georgiana Jianu, who plays a major role in the film Believe: The Misfit Pawn. Georgiana believes she is still developing her craft but gives an impressive performance in the movie. The synopsis of the movie states: “A middle-aged […]

Michael Robert Wolf: Bridge Builder of Faith


by Edwin L. Carpenter, Film Review Editor Michael Robert Wolf, the writer and director of The Sound of the Spirit (a Dove “Family-Approved” movie) recently was interviewed by us and had some interesting comments for our Dove readers. His film, about a young Messianic Jew who is taken in by her Jewish uncle, is a […]

John Grooters, writer, producer, director of “The Frontier Boys”

John Grooters

John Grooters is founder and president of Grooters Productions, a full service HD media production facility with graphics, music, editorial, acquisition, and creative services. He recently launched Ferocious Films, a distribution company for media entertainment dedicated to releasing God-and-family-honoring content of the highest quality. He’s one busy and creative person, limited only by the number of […]

Shirley Mowat Tucker Talks About Her Novel, Diamonds in the Dust


By Edwin L. Carpenter Shirley Mowat Tucker, the author of the powerful book, Diamonds in the Dust, recently spoke with The Dove Foundation by phone from her home in South Africa. Dove: The book you wrote included a lot of the pain and hardship you went through in dealing with the abuse of children. At […]

Jon Erwin & Gianna Jessen: OCTOBER BABY


Jon Erwin, writer/director OCTOBER BABY Jon Erwin and his brother Andy are fist-time feature filmmakers. They cut their teeth in the business by writing, producing and directing award-winning music videos.  I talked with Jon about this new project, OCTOBER BABY which will be in theaters beginning Friday, March 23rd. Dove: I understand that you were […]

Actor Corbin Bernsen Adds Filmmaking to His Resume


by Edwin L. Carpenter, Editor – The Dove Foundation Corbin Bernsen has some impressive credits behind him, including acting in L.A. Law, Touched By An Angel, Nash Bridges and Suing the Devil. Now the successful actor has turned filmmaker and his recent family-oriented film, 25 Hill, which he wrote, directed and also stars in, has […]