Advisory Group

Dean Batali

Writer for the television shows That 70s ShowBuffy the Vampire Slayer, Hope and Gloria, and Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch

David Dark

Author of Everyday Apocalypse, The Gospel According To America: A Meditation On A God-Blessed, Christ-Haunted Idea, and The Sacredness of Questioning Everything

Brooks Douglass

the youngest State Senator to serve in Oklahoma and co-author and producer of Heaven’s Rain, a film honoring his parents

Devlin Donaldson

Consultant to World Vision, Food for the Hungry, and the Gospel Music Association, founder of NOVO Ink, and author of Pinocchio Nation

Mike Hertenstein

Founder of the Flickerings film festival and the Imaginarium at the Cornerstone Festival and author of The Double Vision of Star Trek and Selling Satan: The Tragic History of Mike Warnke

Robert K. Johnston

Professor of Theology and Culture at Fuller Theological Seminary and author of Reel Spirituality, Useless Beauty, and with Catherine Barsotti, Finding God In the Movies

David McFadzean

Writer and producer for television and film such as Home Improvement, What Women Want, and Where the Heart Is and founder of Wind Dancer Films

Jeffrey Overstreet

Writer of Through a Screen Darkly, film reviews for Image, and former writer of "Film Forum," a weekly column for,

J. Roberts Parks

Adjunct faculty member at Columbia College in Chicago and film critic for Time Out Chicago, Paste Magazine, and the Hyde Park Herald

William Romanowski

Professor of communication arts at Calvin College and author of Pop Culture Wars, Eyes Wide Open: Looking for God in Popular Culture, and Reforming Hollywood

Steve Taylor

Recording artist of albums such as Meltdown and Squint and writer/director/producer of the films The Second Chance and Blue Like Jazz

James M. Wall

Senior contributing editor to The Christian Century Magazine and writer of Wall Writings, a blog on politics, cinema, media, and American culture