Archive for the ‘Amazing Grace’ Category

Walden, Harper team up

Monday, May 12th, 2008

Walden Media is becoming a publisher, partnering with HarperCollins Children’s Books to launch Walden Pond Press.


Amazing Grace? Amazing Company: A Talk with Chip Flaherty

Friday, November 16th, 2007

In connection with this week’s DVD release of Amazing Grace, a national publicist arranged for Past the Popcorn Managing Editor Greg Wright to speak with Chip Flaherty, one of Walden Media’s Vice Presidents – and older brother to Micheal Flaherty, the company’s co-founder and President. Unlike most industry giants, the company is based in Boston, where the Flahertys were raised in good old-fashioned Irish Catholic style.


Amazing Grace Now on DVD

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

Amazing Grace

From the makers of Ray, AMAZING GRACE tells the inspiring story of William Wilberforce and his passion and perseverance to pass a law ending the slave trade in the late 18th century. Several friends, including Wilberforce’s minister, a reformed slave ship captain who penned the beloved hymn Amazing Grace, urge him to see the cause through.

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Want to show AMAZING GRACE at your church? Here’s How

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

Do you have interest in showing AMAZING GRACE at your church? AMAZING GRACE is the epic true story of William Wilberforce’s passionate campaign, motivated by his deep Christian faith, to end slavery and transform the hearts and minds of his countrymen.


Amazing Grace DVD Details

Wednesday, October 17th, 2007

Here are the specs of the DVD, releasing on November 13.


Amazing Grace DVD Release Announced

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007

dvdcover.jpg Fox Home Entertainment has officially announced the Michael Apted directed Amazing Grace which stars Ioan Gruffudd, Albert Finney, Michael Gambon, and Rufus Sewell.


New Zealand’s Rhema FM Interviews Michael Apted

Wednesday, July 11th, 2007

Rob Holding of New Zealand’s Rhema (Christian radio network) got the chance to interview Amazing Grace director Michael Apted about the film. Amazing Grace will hit the cinemas of New Zealand soon.


Amazing Grace Nominated for Humanitas Prize

Monday, June 25th, 2007

The writers will be competing for $145,000 in prize money to be handed out at the annual luncheon which will be held on Tuesday, June 26, 2007 at the Hilton Universal Hotel. The HUMANITAS Prize was created 33 years ago to reward great writing for television and film.


Insight into Walden Media’s Micheal Flaherty, from his Brother

Friday, March 23rd, 2007

Matt Lewis recently had a chance to chat with Peter Flaherty, Governor Mitt Romney’s Deputy Campaign Manager. They talked about John McCain, Amazing Grace, Family, and Faith. Peter Flaherty offers some insight into an early influence on Walden Media’s Micheal Flaherty that I think you’ll enjoy.


The Story behind Amazing Grace

Thursday, March 22nd, 2007

Veteran filmmaker Ken Wales, Executive Producer of the critically acclaimed and award-winning CBS Television series Christy, has recently completed what he considers one of his great movie roles ? as co-producer of Amazing Grace, the movie about William Wilberforce, the man who championed the abolition of slavery in the British Empire. Wales agreed to talk about the movie during an interview at the 15th Annual Movieguide® Faith & Values Awards Gala, held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, on Tuesday, February 20th.