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

The latest from Belltower Pictures

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 […]


Why are we making this film?

A representative of a major film distributor recently told us, “Your script covers a timely subject/scenario ripe for comedy… We’re rooting for you guys to pull the rest of the finance together and make the film. The market needs more comedies.” I wonder why there are so few comedies that deal with faith themes. Maybe […]


Let us entertain and inspire

I finally got around to watching that Christian movie that’s been sitting next to my chair for the last three months. I knew I needed to watch it. Everybody at church who’s seen it says it is great. “Have you seen it?” they’d ask “Well, not yet,” I’d confess. I felt guilty. But I was […]

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