Belltower Pictures is an independent non-profit corporation focused on producing, promoting and distributing high quality Christian-themed films, television and web projects. Our mission is to entertain and inspire, telling great stories that reveal spiritual truth.


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Shooting the Prodigal

“[Young people] are practically begging for creative expressions of the gospel. To connect with them, we have to find new stories, new parables, new ways of telling the timeless truths of the Bible’s message.” (David Kinnaman, Unchristian: What a new generation really thinks about Christianity… and why it matters)

Belltower Pictures is doing just that... entertaining and inspiring... telling timeless truths in new, fresh ways. Read More

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Green Light

SHOOTING THE PRODIGAL gets green light

The Belltower Pictures board of directors has given the “green light” to production of their first feature film, SHOOTING THE PRODIGAL. Principal photography will begin in May or June 2015 with a release date in 2016. Ken Roy will produce and David Powers will direct the film, from a screenplay by Deborah Hocutt, David Powers […]


Belltower Pictures launches Live to Serve Campaign

Belltower Pictures has launched a Live to Serve campaign to raise money for our first feature film, SHOOTING THE PRODIGAL – and we need your help! No donations required though! Live to Serve is a Richmond based ecommerce site where you can shop for vouchers good at local merchants and drive 50-70% of every transaction […]

Dr. Michael J. Clingenpeel, Senior Pastor of River Road Church, Baptist, talks with Belltower Pictures President David Powers during the clergy gathering October 23.

Richmond-area clergy hear plans for film

Twenty representatives from Richmond, Virginia area congregations and ministries gathered October 23 to hear plans for the production of SHOOTING THE PRODIGAL, the first film from Belltower Pictures. The gathering, hosted by Bobby and Jeff Ukrop at the Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods headquarters, marked the public kickoff of the production, slated for principal photography in May […]


Volunteer team leaders sought

Belltower Pictures is looking for a few energetic, take-charge volunteer leaders to head up teams of volunteers for the upcoming production of the feature film, SHOOTING THE PRODIGAL. No prior experience is necessary. We’ll provide orientation and training over the next few months. Pre-production of the film begins in January. Principal photography is scheduled for […]

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