Transforming Stories International Christian Film Festival

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Transforming Stories International Christian Film Festival
Location South Africa
Founded 2010
Awards Best Feature Film
Best Documentary Film
Best Short Film
Hosted by Humble Pie Entertainment
Language English
Website http://www.transformingstories.org/2011/

Transforming Stories International Christian Film Festival (TSICFF) is an annual Christian film industry film festival held in South Africa.[1] The festival is funded by Humble Pie Entertainment.[2] In 2010, the festival's inaugural year,[3] the award ceremony took place in Johannesburg, South Africa.[4] Screenings took place in five different cities across the country.[5] 18 countries submitted a total of 108 films, 12 of which were chosen as semi-finalists from which 5 became finalists.[6] Awards were presented for Best Feature Film, Best Documentary Film, and Best Short Film.[7] Greg Laurie's Lost Boy: The Next Chapter won the Best Documentary Film Award.[8] In 2011, 19 countries participated, submitting a total of 190 films.[9] Ryley Grunenwald's The Dawn of a New Day was named Best Documentary.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A Call for All Nations to Submit Films!". Movieguide. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Transforming Stories: Christian Film Festival". Going Places. November 3, 2010. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Transforming Stories International Christian Film Festival (TSICFF)". Vision for Africa International. September 15, 2011. Retrieved February 2, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Christian Film Festival". Screen Africa. October 27, 2010. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Transforming Stories". Port Elizabeth Church Net. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Transforming Stories International Christian Film Festival". National Film and Video Foundation. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Transforming Stories International Christian Film Festival". The Callsheet. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 
  8. ^ Eryn Sun (March 2, 2011). "Greg Laurie's 'Lost Boy: The Next Chapter' Speaking and Leading Volumes". The Christian Post. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 
  9. ^ Andre Viljoen (August 24, 2011). "Global Christian film festival launched in SA aims to promote Gospel culture". Gateway News. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 
  10. ^ "The Dawn of a New Day wins at TSICFF". Screen Africa. November 29, 2011. Retrieved February 22, 2013.