PAST SPEAKERS

“Life in Media: Balancing Faith, Family & Work in Hollywood”

Dan & Peggy Rupple | August 1st, 2019

an and Peggy Rupple have decades of experience with both mainstream media and Christian advocacy in Hollywood. Dan was a supervisor for CBS on shows like The Price Is Right and The Late Show with David Letterman, has served as head of programming for multiple internet TV companies, and is currently the CEO of Mastermedia International. Peggy has spent over 15 years as a mentor and all-around networking guru for Christian film and TV professionals, and is currently the associate director of the Windrider Forum at Sundance. They have been married for over 40 years, with 3 children and 7 grandchildren.

“The Hollywood Mission Field”

Dean Batali | July 9th, 2019

Dean Batali has extensive experience in network and cable television, playing integral roles as both a writer and producer for That ‘70’s Show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and many others. Most recently he served as executive producer and showrunner on two seasons of Hallmark's The Good Witch. He is also a strong advocate for Christians’ presence in Hollywood, and co-authored the book Watching TV Religiously with theologian Kutter Callaway. Originally hailing from Washington state, Dean currently lives in Los Angeles.

“The Moving Picture Institute”

Lana Link & Hannah Earl | Oct 25th, 2019

The Moving Picture Institute is a modern-media production house and talent incubator that creates and supports high-impact film and video content designed to entertain, inspire, and educate audiences with captivating stories about human freedom.

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