New Marketing Campaign Launched for SHOOTING THE PRODIGAL

We are on the leading edge of an exciting new marketing campaign for our film, SHOOTING THE PRODIGAL. As of last Friday (January 27), we successfully separated from Virgil Films, which means you won’t find streaming and download copies of the film on iTunes,, and most of the other online platforms anymore. (It will […]

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One-day Shop-A-Thon on

For one day – Friday, October 21 – we’re asking all our friends and supporters to buy or rent SHOOTING THE PRODIGAL from the store. This concentrated shopping spree will boost our ranking and drive more traffic to the film. You may stream for $5.99, purchase for $12.99, or buy DVDs for $13.99 (great time to buy […]

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Where can you see SHOOTING THE PRODIGAL?

Here’s a list of the places where you can stream or download digital copies, and/or purchase a DVD of SHOOTING THE PRODIGAL. Virgil Films (DVD) Vimeo on Demand (Rent/buy digital) iTunes (Rent/buy digital)  Amazon Instant Video (Rent/buy digital) (DVD) Google Play (Rent/buy digital) Christian Cinema (DVD and rent/buy digital) Vudu (Rent/buy digital) Cinema Now (Rent/buy digital) The film is also available on […]


SHOOTING THE PRODIGAL Bonus Material Available

Join the cast and crew on an entertaining behind-the-scenes journey through principal photography of SHOOTING THE PRODIGAL. And take a peek at three deleted scenes. They’re available right now, free of charge on the SHOOTING THE PRODIGAL website. The documentary takes you behind the camera and gives you a glimpse of life on the set. You’ll see […]


SHOOTING THE PRODIGAL available on DVD & digital platforms August 16

SHOOTING THE PRODIGAL will be released on DVD and digital platforms August 16. You may pre-order now at We’ve had a good run in “limited theatrical release.” We’ve screened in theaters in Virginia, Texas, Florida, Tennessee, and Georgia. We’ve been official selections at four film festivals. And we’ve screened in churches, retirement centers and community venues. Now […]


What a year it has been…

This time last year, Belltower Pictures was finishing up principal photography for our first feature film, SHOOTING THE PRODIGAL. We completed it on time and under budget! The film immediately attracted the attention of the film industry for its innovative approach. We are finishing a limited theatrical run in select cities across the country. It has screened in […]

The Bow Tie Cinemas web page advertises a Q&A following the opening night screening.

SHOOTING THE PRODIGAL begins theatrical run

SHOOTING THE PRODIGAL, the new feature film from Belltower Pictures, opens today (April 8, 2016) at Bow Tie Cinemas’ Movieland at Boulevard Square in Richmond, Virginia. The theatrical distribution deal through Bow Tie Cinemas is unusual in the industry, according to Heather Waters, one of the film’s producers. “Discussions have been underway for some time. […]


SHOOTING THE PRODIGAL, the new comedy from Belltower Pictures will be available in select theaters in the U.S. beginning April 1, 2016. The film premiered tonight as the opening night red carpet event at the Richmond (Virginia) International Film Festival. Belltower is partnering with to bring the film to audiences on a cinema-on-demand basis. Individuals, groups, and […]

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Tickets available for world premiere pre-party

Belltower Pictures will host an event to celebrate the World Premiere of our film, SHOOTING THE PRODIGAL. Visit with the stars, director, and producers just before the screening of the film at the Richmond International Film Festival. Drop in anytime between 5-6:45 pm Thursday, March 3 at C Street Restaurant 3325 West Cary Street Richmond, VA […]

The historic Byrd Theatre is the location for the Richmond International Film Festival.


The world premiere of SHOOTING THE PRODIGAL, the new comedy from Belltower Pictures will take place March 3, 2016, as the red carpet opening night feature of the Richmond International Film Festival at the historic Byrd Theatre in Richmond, Virginia. The film, starring Paul Wilson and Sterling Hurst, directed by David E. Powers, and produced […]



The Belltower Pictures team will take SHOOTING THE PRODIGAL to the American Film Market November 4-11. Producers Ken Roy & Heather Waters and Director David Powers will represent the film and seek to establish marketing and distribution partnerships. AFM is a marketplace where industry professionals conduct business. According to the market’s producer, the Independent Film & […]

SHOOTING THE PRODIGAL official trailer released

Belltower Pictures has released the official trailer for SHOOTING THE PRODIGAL. The film is in the final stages of post-production. SHOOTING THE PRODIGAL is a comedy, a movie about a church making a movie about the prodigal son. Negotiations are underway for distribution. See the trailer on the Belltower Pictures YouTube channel or on the […]