Master of Arts (MA)
Primary Subject Area
Christian Film, Facing The Giants, Sherwood Pictures
Johnston, Jacob H., "The Sherwood Method: Creating an Independent Christian Feature Film" (2009). Masters Theses. 112.
This thesis will define the Sherwood Method for creating independent Christian feature-length films by researching the success of the film Facing The Giants (2006) produced by Sherwood Pictures. In order to understand the method, the essay has laid out the definitions of key words such as film, independent film and Christian film, and the background of the film industry. It also chronicles the formation of Sherwood Pictures and its effect on the film business. Finally the essay will break down what the key elements of the Sherwood Method are and how Christian filmmakers can use them in their future projects.