Film Production

Short Films

When Darren runs away after learning his father is getting out of prison, an unexpected encounter reveals what it will take to find real freedom. Produced in partnership with Building Hope Community Life Center, Rael Thigpen stars in Stuck, a short film that brings light to the issue of fatherlessness.

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This short film is an Official Selection for the 2017 Eastern NC Film Festival, International Christian Film Festival, Inspired Faith Film Festival, and FAM Fest 2017 International Film Festival.

Feature Films

Through a Class Darkly is a feature film/musical written, directed and composed by award-winning filmmaker, author, and East Carolina University professor Michael Tierno. The film stars Amanda Higgins, who plays Madeline, a college freshmen faced with more than just your usual challenges at school. When she learns she has been chosen by her philosophy professor (Eric Roberts) to stop a rash of student suicides and in fact save all existence from ending, she has some hard decisions to make. Read more about this  project at or see the latest on Facebook. Soundtrack now available on iTunes here. Visit the IMDB page here.