“Growing up with history and literature, and reading and storytelling, is a huge part of what shaped my passion to tell stories to reach a generation today with the medium of film.” – Aaron Burns
Yvette Hampton and film producer, Aaron Burns, discuss the joy of filmmaking and the importance of using our gifts to glorify God. Aaron talks about how he and his cousin, Chad Burns, got into filmmaking, how being homeschooled prepared him for life, and offers practical advice for aspiring filmmakers. If you have a child who wants to be part of the Christian film industry, this is a great episode to enjoy with them.
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Aaron Burns is an award-winning feature film producer with a passion for reaching the next generation through gospel-centered stories. His projects include the record-setting adventure film BEYOND THE MASK, Sony’s #1 box office hit WAR ROOM, and the upcoming OVERCOMER. Aaron graduated with his MBA from Oakland University, and lives with his wife Andrea and their three children in Michigan.
Find out more about Aaron Burns at http://burnsandco.productions
Films mentioned on the podcast:
Pendragon– Watch on ChristianCinema.com
Overcomer (In theaters August 23, 2019)
The Stolen Life: Currently in production and being directed by homeschool student, Matthew McCoskey
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