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CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – February 2, 2011 - Filmmaker and President of Paladin Pictures, Inc., Kent C. Williamson, recently launched a tribe-funding opportunity to help raise needed production funds for the lacrosse film UN1TY. “We have traditional investors on this project, but we wanted to reach out to the community around us to help make this lacrosse film,” Williamson said. “By bringing people together to help fund the project through KickStarter, we not only get access to the production money we need, but people get excited about the project in the process.” 

The screenplay for UN1TY  has been described as The Blind Side meets Facing The Giants on the Lacrosse Field. Williamson hopes to have complete funding in place including both the crowd-sourcing funds and traditional investments   by May. If so, production on the film could begin as early as this summer. 

Williamson and his team are trying to raise the additional $70,000 for production of the film via the UN1TY KickStarter project. Tribe-funding or crowdsourcing of artistic projects is built around giving incentives to those who help launch the project and the film UN1TY is no different. Incentives include getting your name in the film’s credits, pre-release copies of the film, digital download packages, autographed screenplays, spending a day on the set, shaving the director’s head, and many more. UN1TY Co-Producer Leslie Wood helped choose the crowd-sourcing website Kickstarter.com to host the project. “What I like about KickStarter is that it’s all or nothing. We raise the complete seventy thousand or we don’t get a dime. That really protects the people that are trying to help us. They know that their credit cards will not be charged if we don’t reach our goal,” Wood added. The minimum pledge on the UN1TY Kickstarter page is $1. A low enough entry point that nearly anyone can help make this film a reality.

Go to www.UN1TYlacrosseMOVIE.com for more information about the film UN1TY and its tribe-funding opportunities.

For more information, please email or call 434.817.2700.Paladin Pictures is dedicated to the production, distribution, and promotion of redemptive entertainment and educational media. Paladin Pictures strives to follow the example of the Paladin Order of Knighthood which, under the rule of Charlemagne, was charged with the task of preserving the values and virtues of the society and culture.

“REBELLION OF THOUGHT” IN STORES TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – November 10, 2007 - Paladin Pictures and the Brothers Williamson announce the DVD release of their most controversial documentary to-date Rebellion of Thought: post-modernism, the church, and the struggle for authentic faith. The film will be available in select stores nationwide on Tuesday, November 13th. Reviewers are saying, “sure to cause waves in the world of Christianity”*, “may end up being one of the best documentary films of the year”* and “a superbly made, thought provoking film.”**

The Brothers Williamson (Brad & Kent C. Williamson) interviewed some of the world’s leading theological minds as well as the common man-on-the-street about post-modern thought and how it impacts faith. Kent C. Williamson, the film’s director and co-producer says, “Rebellion of Thought pulls people into the conversation and before long the film is chomping on the mind and soul of the viewer. It boldly asks the questions many people have thought before but were too afraid to ask.”

Rebellion of Thought features interviews with such notable thinkers as Gene Edward Veith (World Magazine), D.A. Carson (The Gagging of God), Ken Myers (Mars Hill Audio), and many others.

Rebellion of Thought had it’s world premiere last year at the 19th annual Virginia Film Festival in Charlottesville, Virginia. Distribution of the film is being handled by Exploration Films (ExplorationFilms.com) and will be available in Charlottesville at Splintered Light (SplinteredLightBooks.com). To view the film’s trailer, please visit www.RebellionOfThought.com

For more information, please email or call 434.817.2700. Paladin Pictures is dedicated to the production, distribution, and promotion of redemptive entertainment and educational media. Paladin Pictures strives to follow the example of the Paladin Order of Knighthood which, under the rule of Charlemagne, was charged with the task of preserving the values and virtues of the society and culture.

PALADIN PICTURES SEEKS MUSIC FOR “REBELLION OF THOUGHT”

Charlottesville, Virginia – July 26, 2006 - Charlottesville-based media company Paladin Pictures and The Brothers Williamson are currently seeking music for inclusion in their latest film Rebellion of Thought. This controversial documentary explores the role of faith in a post-modern culture and is set to make its world premiere this October at the Virginia Film Festival.

A wide variety of musical styles are needed for this project and Paladin hopes to put together another award- winning soundtrack. Musicians are encouraged to submit their works by August 15th, 2006 and can learn more at www.paladinpictures.com/MusicQuest.html. The website also shows the film’s open and a teaser. Rebellion of Thought features interviews with such notable thinkers as Gene Edward Veith (World Magazine), D.A. Carson (The Gagging of God), Ken Myers (Mars Hill Audio), and many others.

For more information, please email or call 434.817.2700. Paladin Pictures is dedicated to the production, distribution, and promotion of redemptive entertainment and educational media. Paladin Pictures strives to follow the example of the Paladin Order of Knighthood which, under the rule of Charlemagne, was charged with the task of preserving the values and virtues of the society and culture.

PALADIN PICTURES FILM AWARDED DOVE FOUNDATION SEAL OF APPROVAL

Charlottesville, Virginia – January 31, 2006 – The Paladin Pictures film When Love Walks In has received The Dove Foundation’s Certificate of Recognition, officially declaring the film appropriate for family audiences.  This most recent honor for When Love Walks In is added to a growing list of accolades including Best Dramatic Feature, Best Clean Flick, Best Actress, Director’s Award, Best Soundtrack, Best Marketing, and a 2005 Telly Award.

The Dove Foundation is a non-profit organization established to encourage and promote the creation, production, and distribution of wholesome family entertainment.  Free from commercial pressure, the Foundation seeks out films and videos that meet traditional family values and principals of behavior. In October of last year the organization partnered with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment to make movie selections easier for consumers searching for family-friendly DVD options such as When Love Walks In.

“Grief is always a difficult subject to deal with, but this movie does an excellent job,” comments Dove Foundation film critic Donna Rolfe in reference to When Love Walks In. “Even though this is a serious topic, this film gives you a few laughs as Art tries to set things in motion for John to find a new mother for Sierra. This movie has many emotions such as sadness, comedy, joy, and love all wrapped into one. Watching this may give you thoughts about changes in your life.”

To bring films such as When Love Walks In to an eager audience, The Dove Foundation has also begun The Dove Movie Channel, a natural extension that provides films and videos especially selected for hospitalized children. These films are shown on the patients' television sets over a designated channel and each participating hospital receives a catalog of over 100 movie titles from which to choose.

When Love Walks In was written and produced by Kent C. Williamson and Directed by Brad Williamson--known together as The Brothers Williamson. In addition to promoting When Love Walks In, the duo is also currently in production on a thought-provoking documentary called Rebellion of Thought that explores faith in a post-modern world. Brad has lived in Sawyer, Michigan with his wife and four kids for nearly 15 years, while Kent resides in Charlottesville, Virginia with his bride and five.

For more information, please email or call 434.817.2700. Paladin Pictures is dedicated to the production, distribution, and promotion of redemptive entertainment and educational media. Paladin Pictures strives to follow the example of the Paladin Order of Knighthood which, under the rule of Charlemagne, was charged with the task of preserving the values and virtues of the society and culture.

Paladin Pictures Acquires Largest Charlottesville Production Company

Charlottesville, Virginia – November 28, 2005 – After nearly six months of negotiations, Paladin Pictures President Kent C. Williamson has announced the acquisition of Charlottesville-based ESI Productions.  Having acquired the city’s largest television and video production company, Williamson notes Paladin Pictures’ continued growth toward becoming the finest media service provider in the state.

“We see this as a great step because it affords us the opportunity to serve the needs of the Charlottesville community and beyond,” Williamson explains. “We have a long-range vision to keep pace with the changing production needs of this sophisticated market.”  The acquisition of ESI will give Paladin Pictures a sizable market share increase in the local and regional media industry.  In addition to more equipment and an enlarged customer base, Paladin will also benefit from the control of a 35’ x 35’ sound stage, which Williamson hopes to utilize for more local production of high-quality television programming.  “I feel that Paladin has assembled an incredibly strong team--from producers to directors to technicians and editorial staff,” Williamson states.  “It’s the talent of the people and quality of their character that make the company.”  Included in that team is ESI’s founder Rick Import, who will continue to contribute to the operation as a consulting producer. 

Paladin Pictures has a history of providing high-quality broadcast material, educational product, and documentaries to some of the nation’s most prestigious clients.  Originally founded in 1991, Paladin Pictures has experienced significant growth in the past decade.  Beginning as a small venture, the company has since grown to serve clients such as GE Fanuc, UVa Health System, Larry Sabato’s Center for Politics, best-selling author Jan Karon, and the U.S. Department of Education.  In addition to serving regional and national clients, Paladin Pictures has also experienced success in motion pictures, earning seven awards to-date for the independent feature motion picture When Love Walks In.

For more information, please email or call 434.817.2700. Paladin Pictures is dedicated to the production, distribution, and promotion of redemptive entertainment and educational media. Paladin Pictures strives to follow the example of the Paladin Order of Knighthood which, under the rule of Charlemagne, was charged with the task of preserving the values and virtues of the society and culture.

Paladin Pictures Award-Winning Film To Make Atlanta Premiere

Charlottesville, Virginia – October 12, 2005 – Paladin Pictures and The Brothers Williamson will screen their dramatic film When Love Walks In at the Urban Mediamakers Film Festival (UMFF) in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday, October 15 at 12:00 p.m. The film continues its national tour, having recently screened in Michigan and at the Indie Gathering Film Festival in Cleveland, Ohio where it was awarded Best Dramatic Feature and the Director’s Award for child actress Savannah Grace’s performance. These accolades are added to a growing list of honors that When Love Walks In has received, including Best Clean Flick, Best Actress, Best Soundtrack, Best Marketing, and a 2005 Telly Award.

 
When Love Walks In tells the story of John Redgrave, a photographer who struggles to raise his three-year-old daughter after his wife’s untimely death. Emotionally devastated, he attempts to pick-up the pieces of his shattered life with the help of his charming father and an unlikely new love interest. Elements of loss, love, and eventual restoration have audiences comparing When Love Walks In to films like Bounce starring Ben Affleck and Gwyneth Paltrow and Sleepless in Seattle starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan.
 
When Love Walks In will make its Georgia premiere at the Urban Mediamakers Film Festival, an event aimed at celebrating cultural diversity in independent filmmaking. Now in its fourth year, the festival will feature various informational seminars and workshops, case studies of successful independent productions such as Garden State and Hustle and Flow, and a Writer’s Row sponsored by ABC and The Walt Disney Studios. In addition, the festival will honor independent filmmaker Craig Brewer and singer/actress Queen Latifah for excellence in entertainment.
 
When Love Walks In was written and produced by Kent C. Williamson and Directed by Brad Williamson--known together as The Brothers Williamson.  In addition to promoting When Love Walks In, the duo is also currently in production on a thought-provoking documentary called Rebellion of Thought that explores faith in a post-modern world. Brad has lived in Sawyer, Michigan with his wife and four kids for nearly 15 years, while Kent resides in Charlottesville, Virginia with his bride and five.
 
For more information on the screening of When Love Walks In at 12:00 p.m. on October 15, visit www.umff.com or call (404)460-2793. All events will be held at the Sheraton Buckhead Hotel at 3405 Lenox Road. To view the trailer of When Love Walks In or to buy a DVD copy, visit www.PaladinPictures.com.

For more information, please email or call 434.817.2700. Paladin Pictures is dedicated to the production, distribution, and promotion of redemptive entertainment and educational media. Paladin Pictures strives to follow the example of the Paladin Order of Knighthood which, under the rule of Charlemagne, was charged with the task of preserving the values and virtues of the society and culture.

Paladin Pictures Award-Winning Film To Make Missouri Premiere

Charlottesville, Virginia – September 14, 2005 – Paladin Pictures and The Brothers Williamson will screen their dramatic film When Love Walks In at the Pathway Digital International Film Festival (PDIFF) in Kansas City, Missouri on September 15, 16, and 17. The film continues its national tour, having recently screened in Michigan and at the Indie Gathering Film Festival in Cleveland, Ohio where it was awarded Best Dramatic Feature and the Director’s Award for child actress Savannah Grace’s performance. These accolades are added to a growing list of honors that When Love Walks In has received, including Best Clean Flick, Best Actress, Best Soundtrack, Best Marketing, and a 2005 Telly Award.

When Love Walks In tells the story of John Redgrave, a photographer who struggles to raise his three-year-old daughter after his wife’s untimely death. Emotionally devastated, he attempts to pick-up the pieces of his shattered life with the help of his charming father and an unlikely new love interest. Elements of loss, love, and eventual restoration have audiences comparing When Love Walks In to films like Bounce starring Ben Affleck and Gwyneth Paltrow and Sleepless in Seattle starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan.

Believed to be the largest digital film festival in the world, the PDIFF will screen more than seventy short and feature length films in the AMC theatres at 86th and Ward Parkway in Kansas City.  In addition, the festival will host speakers from AMC and the Missouri and Kansas Film Commissions, and will offer a variety of workshops for film industry professionals and enthusiasts. 

When Love Walks In was written and produced by Kent C. Williamson and Directed by Brad Williamson--known together as The Brothers Williamson.  In addition to promoting When Love Walks In, the duo is also currently in production on a thought-provoking documentary called Rebellion of Thought that explores faith in a post-modern world. Brad has lived in Sawyer, Michigan with his wife and four kids for nearly 15 years, while Kent resides in Charlottesville, Virginia with his bride and five.

For more information on the September 15, 16, and 17 screenings of When Love Walks In, visit www.pathwaydigitalstudio.org or call (816) 474-6664. To view the trailer of When Love Walks In or to buy a DVD copy, visit www.PaladinPictures.com.

For more information, please email or call 434.817.2700. Paladin Pictures is dedicated to the production, distribution, and promotion of redemptive entertainment and educational media. Paladin Pictures strives to follow the example of the Paladin Order of Knighthood which, under the rule of Charlemagne, was charged with the task of preserving the values and virtues of the society and culture.

Paladin Pictures To Premiere Award-Winning Film Tonight

Charlottesville, Virginia – August 16, 2005 – Paladin Pictures and The Brothers Williamson are set to screen their dramatic film When Love Walks In at the Vickers Theatre in Three Oaks, Michigan tonight and tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m. The film continues its national tour, having recently shown at the Indie Gathering Film Festival in Cleveland, Ohio where it was awarded Best Feature Film in the dramatic category along with the Director’s Award for child actress Savannah Grace’s performance. These accolades are added to a growing list of honors that When Love Walks In has received, including Best Clean Flick, Best Actress, Best Soundtrack, Best Marketing, and a 2005 Telly Award.


When Love Walks In tells the story of John Redgrave, a photographer who struggles to raise his three-year-old daughter after his wife’s untimely death. Emotionally devastated, he attempts to pick-up the pieces of his shattered life with the help of his charming father and an unlikely new love interest. Elements of loss, love, and eventual restoration have audiences comparing When Love Walks In to films like Bounce starring Ben Affleck and Gwyneth Paltrow and Sleepless in Seattle starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan.
 
Filmmakers Brad and Kent C. Williamson, known as The Brothers Williamson, will be in attendance for the Michigan premiere of When Love Walks In at the vintage Vickers Theatre. “We are thrilled to have a screening at the Vickers Theatre and to be a part of the chain of films that have played in this historic venue since the early 1900’s,” Kent Williamson explains. The theatre was originally built in the 1890’s as a livery to service the nearby train station and was converted in 1911 by Frank Lee and partners. The theatre was operated by different generations of the Lee family until finally changing ownership in the late 1970’s.
 
For more information on the August 16 & 17 screenings of When Love Walks In, visit www.vickerstheatre.com or call (296) 756-3522. To view the trailer of When Love Walks In or to buy a DVD copy, visit www.PaladinPictures.com.

For more information, please email or call 434.817.2700. Paladin Pictures is dedicated to the production, distribution, and promotion of redemptive entertainment and educational media. Paladin Pictures strives to follow the example of the Paladin Order of Knighthood which, under the rule of Charlemagne, was charged with the task of preserving the values and virtues of the society and culture.

Paladin Pictures Creates Local Buzz Over Michigan Film Debut

Charlottesville, Virginia – August 12, 2005 – Paladin Pictures and The Brothers Williamson continue to cause a stir locally over the screening of their dramatic film When Love Walks In at the Vickers Theatre in Three Oaks, Michigan on August 16 & 17 at 7:00 p.m. The award-winning film has residents of southern Michigan and northern Indiana excited to take part in what promises to be a “truly family-friendly event.”


The family-friendly nature of When Love Walks In has resulted in an interesting and rather unorthodox business partnership—one with another family-oriented company. Bridgman Family Dental Care of Bridgman, Michigan has joined with Paladin Pictures to help coordinate the August screenings at the Vickers Theatre, providing marketing materials and free refreshments for special guests. “The movie presents a great premise as well as real life situations and interchange,” Dr. Neil Smith comments, expressing his enthusiasm in assisting The Brothers Williamson with the film’s promotion.
 
The Brothers Williamson have gained exposure for When Love Walks In through other outlets, as well. The filmmakers have received coverage in St. Joseph’s Herald-Palladium, the South County Gazette, Harbor Country News, and The Beachers news publication. In addition, more than three thousand post cards and countless posters have been distributed for the film’s release.
 
Along with print coverage, The Brothers Williamson will also receive radio exposure on South Bend’s WUBU 106.3 FM. The filmmakers will be guests on the Sunday morning talk show Michiana Talks hosted by Vivian Sallie, airing August 14th from 8:00 to 8:30 a.m. The half-hour show will explore the various filmmaking techniques used in When Love Walks In as well as the upcoming projects for The Brothers Williamson.
 
When Love Walks In tells the story of John Redgrave, a photographer who struggles to raise his three-year-old daughter after his wife’s untimely death. Emotionally devastated, he attempts to pick-up the pieces of his shattered life with the help of his charming father and an unlikely new love interest. Elements of loss, love, and eventual restoration have audiences comparing When Love Walks In to films like Bounce starring Ben Affleck and Gwyneth Paltrow and Sleepless in Seattle starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan.
 
For more information on the August 16 & 17 screenings of When Love Walks In, visit 
www.vickerstheatre.com or call (296) 756-3522. To view the trailer of When Love Walks In or to buy a DVD copy, visit www.PaladinPictures.com.

For more information, please email or call 434.817.2700. Paladin Pictures is dedicated to the production, distribution, and promotion of redemptive entertainment and educational media. Paladin Pictures strives to follow the example of the Paladin Order of Knighthood which, under the rule of Charlemagne, was charged with the task of preserving the values and virtues of the society and culture.

Local Filmmaker To Screen Award-Winning Film in Michigan

Charlottesville, Virginia – August 8, 2005 – Filmmaker Brad Williamson—long-time resident of Sawyer, Michigan—will screen his award-winning dramatic film When Love Walks In at the Vickers Theatre in Three Oaks, Michigan on August 16 & 17 at 7:00 p.m. Brad and sibling Kent C. Williamson are known as The Brothers Williamson and have produced this feature-length film in conjunction with Virginia-based media company Paladin Pictures. The filmmakers have already experienced success with When Love Walks In, having received seven awards for the film since its April release.


When Love Walks In is the first full-length film that Williamson has directed. Born in Austin, Texas, Williamson gained experience as a freelance still photographer before beginning his own photography business that has become Sawyer-based Harbor Country Photography. As a result of that background, the move into motion pictures was a relatively seamless one. It has assisted Williamson not only with When Love Walks In, but also in the creation of Rebellion of Thought, a thought-provoking documentary that explores the role of faith in a post-modern world, currently in post-production.
 
In addition to filmmaking, Williamson has divided his career with an unlikely occupation. When not creating artistic images, he conducts management assessments and investigations at nuclear generating stations, even traveling overseas in collaboration with the International Atomic Energy Agency. Between his diverse travels, he resides in Sawyer, Michigan where he has lived for over a decade with his wife and four children.
 
Williamson with be in attendance for the 7:00p.m. screenings of When Love Walks In on August 16 & 17 at the Vickers Theatre in Three Oaks, Michigan. For more information on the screenings, visit www.vickerstheatre.com or call (296) 756-3522. To view the trailer of When Love Walks In or to buy a DVD copy, visit www.PaladinPictures.com.

For more information, please email or call 434.817.2700. Paladin Pictures is dedicated to the production, distribution, and promotion of redemptive entertainment and educational media. Paladin Pictures strives to follow the example of the Paladin Order of Knighthood which, under the rule of Charlemagne, was charged with the task of preserving the values and virtues of the society and culture.

Paladin Pictures Award-Winning Film To Make Michigan Premiere

Charlottesville, Virginia – July 28, 2005 – Paladin Pictures and The Brothers Williamson will screen their dramatic film When Love Walks In at the Vickers Theatre in Three Oaks, Michigan on August 16 & 17 at 7:00 p.m.The film continues its national tour, having recently shown at the Indie Gathering Film Festival in Cleveland, Ohio where it was awarded Best Feature Film in the dramatic category along with the Director’s Award for child actress Savannah Grace’s performance. These accolades are added to a growing list of honors that When Love Walks In has received, including Best Clean Flick, Best Actress, Best Soundtrack, Best Marketing, and a 2005 Telly Award.

When Love Walks In tells the story of John Redgrave, a photographer who struggles to raise his three-year-old daughter after his wife’s untimely death. Emotionally devastated, he attempts to pick-up the pieces of his shattered life with the help of his charming father and an unlikely new love interest. Elements of loss, love, and eventual restoration have audiences comparing When Love Walks In to films like Bounce starring Ben Affleck and Gwyneth Paltrow and Sleepless in Seattle starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan.

Filmmakers Brad and Kent C. Williamson, known as The Brothers Williamson, will be in attendance for the Michigan premiere of When Love Walks In at the vintage Vickers Theatre. “We are thrilled to have a screening at the Vickers Theatre and to be a part of the chain of films that have played in this historic venue since the early 1900’s,” Kent Williamson explains. The theatre was originally built in the 1890’s as a livery to service the nearby train station and was converted in 1911 by Frank Lee and partners. The theatre was operated by different generations of the Lee family until finally changing ownership in the late 1970’s.

For more information on the August 16 & 17 screenings of When Love Walks In, visitwww.vickerstheatre.com or call (296) 756-3522. To view the trailer of When Love Walks In or to buy a DVD copy, visit www.PaladinPictures.com.

For more information, please email or call 434.817.2700. Paladin Pictures is dedicated to the production, distribution, and promotion of redemptive entertainment and educational media. Paladin Pictures strives to follow the example of the Paladin Order of Knighthood which, under the rule of Charlemagne, was charged with the task of preserving the values and virtues of the society and culture.

Paladin Pictures Film Wins Two Awards in Cleveland Festival

Charlottesville, Virginia – July 11, 2005 - Local media company Paladin Pictures and The Brothers Williamson continue to receive recognition for their dramatic film When Love Walks In. Most recently, When Love Walks In was shown at the Indie Gathering Film Festival in Cleveland, Ohio and was awarded Best Feature Film in the dramatic category. In addition, actress Savannah Grace received The Director’s Award for her outstanding performance as a child struggling with the loss of her mother. These accolades are added to a growing list of honors that When Love Walks In has received, including Best Clean Flick, Best Actress, Best Soundtrack, and Best Marketing.

 As a winning entry at this year’s Indie Gathering Film Festival, When Love Walks In will gain additional exposure in the independent film community.  The motion picture will be featured in Internet Video Magazine and will be screened at the Urban Mediamakers Film Festival in Atlanta, Georgia later this year. Directors Brad and Kent C. Williamson expect to visit many other cities, as well, as they continue to show When Love Walks In to festival audiences around the country.
 
In addition to being praised by festival audiences, When Love Walks In has also been recognized by media professionals within the industry by winning a 2005 Telly Award. The 26th Annual Telly Awards Competition is an international event that aims to honor excellence in commercials, television programs, and video and film productions.  Rather than competing against each other, entries are evaluated against a high standard of merit established by a panel of accomplished media professionals. Out of more than ten thousand competitors, When Love Walks In was among the ten percent that were awarded their highest honor, partly due to the full-featured DVD on which the film has been released.  The DVD contains a “film school 101” director’s commentary, the complete nineteen-song soundtrack, and many other extras such as outtakes, deleted scenes, and chapter selection options.
 
Filmed entirely in Albemarle and Buckingham counties, When Love Walks In tells the story of John Redgrave, a photographer who struggles to raise his three-year-old daughter after his wife’s untimely death.  Emotionally devastated, he attempts to pick-up the pieces of his shattered life with the help of his charming father and an unlikely new love interest. Elements of loss, love, and eventual restoration have audiences comparing When Love Walks In to films like Bounce starring Ben Affleck and Gwyneth Paltrow and Sleepless in Seattle starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan.

For more information, please email or call 434.817.2700. Paladin Pictures is dedicated to the production, distribution, and promotion of redemptive entertainment and educational media. Paladin Pictures strives to follow the example of the Paladin Order of Knighthood which, under the rule of Charlemagne, was charged with the task of preserving the values and virtues of the society and culture.
Paladin Pictures Award-Winning Film Continues Festival Tour

Charlottesville, Virginia – May 16, 2005 - Charlottesville-based media company Paladin Pictures and The Brothers Williamson will screen their dramatic film When Love Walks In at The Indie Gathering Film Festival in Cleveland, Ohio June 3-5. This is the second festival appearance for When Love Walks In, having made its original debut on April 21st at the Bare Bones International Independent Film Festival In Muskogee, Oklahoma where it was awarded Best Clean Flick, Best Actress, Best Soundtrack, and Best Marketing. 

 
Filmed entirely in Albemarle and Buckingham counties, When Love Walks In tells the story of John Redgrave, a photographer who struggles to raise his three-year-old daughter after his wife’s untimely death.  Emotionally devastated, he attempts to pick-up the pieces of his shattered life with the help of his charming father and an unlikely new love interest. Elements of loss, love, and eventual restoration have audiences comparing When Love Walks In to films like Bounce starring Ben Affleck and Gwyneth Paltrow and Sleepless in Seattle starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan.
 
In addition to screening twenty-three films during the festival weekend, The Indie Gathering will also host a variety of events such as a fight choreography/special effects seminar, a stunt competition, and a lecture series hosted by industry professionals. Among those lecturers in attendance will be Steve Wilson, Producer/Director of the Tremors films who also wrote such sci-fi favorites as Short Circuit and Batteries Not Included, and consulted on Stephen Spielberg’s family production The Land Before Time.
 
The winning entries at this year’s Indie Gathering Film Festival will be entered into the Stars Hall of Fame, featured in Internet Video Magazine, and will be screened at the Urban Mediamakers Film Festiival in Atlanta, Georgia. For more information on The Indie Gathering, visit www.theindiegathering.com. For more information on the film When Love Walks In or to purchase a copy, visit www.PaladinPictures.com

For more information, please email or call 434.817.2700. Paladin Pictures is dedicated to the production, distribution, and promotion of redemptive entertainment and educational media. Paladin Pictures strives to follow the example of the Paladin Order of Knighthood which, under the rule of Charlemagne, was charged with the task of preserving the values and virtues of the society and culture.

Paladin Pictures To Film Documentary In muskogee, Oklahoma

Charlottesville, Virginia – April 14, 2005 – Virginia-based media company Paladin Pictures and The Brothers Williamson will be filming for their documentary Rebellion of Thought in Muskogee, Oklahoma during the Bare Bones International Film Festival, April 18th-24th. Rebellion of Thought is a challenging and thought-provoking film that examines the issue of faith in a post-modern culture and considers the Church’s role in such an environment. The Brother Williamson have traveled around the country gathering insight from dozens of notable philosophers, theologians, artists, professors, and “men on the street” to compile a variety of viewpoints on the question of Truth and its existence.

The production of Rebellion of Thought has been has a profound impact on filmmakers themselves. Kent C. Williamson of The Brothers Williamson explains, “Working on the film Rebellion of Thought has dramatically altered my outlook on how people in America live out their faith. The culture has changed us, technology has changed us, but what about faith… has it changed us? The Church must change. Not it’s message, but it’s methods. It’s message must never change, but it’s methods must.”

The filmmakers will continue gathering viewpoints for Rebellion of Thought during their week in Muskogee, as they are scheduled to film in Jasper’s Restaurant on West Okmulgee at noon on Wednesday, April 20th. They will make appearances in a variety of other venues during the week, as well. The stop in Oklahoma will raise the number of states visited for filming purposes to a half-dozen, and Alabama will be added to the list in the week following the Bare Bones Film Festival, where the Brothers Williamson plan to film segments at the infamous bridge in Selma.

The Brothers Williamson will enjoy one of their completed projects during their stay in Muskogee, as well—the feature film When Love Walks In.  When Love Walks In has been nominated for five festival awards and will premiere at the filmmaker’s welcome event on Thursday, April 21st at 8:00 p.m. in the Roxy Theatre. The film is the first of only two full-length motion pictures that have been allotted a second screening time during the festival, which will be held Saturday, April 23rd, 10:15 p.m. at the Muskogee Civic Center Cinema.  The Brothers Williamson and Paladin Pictures will also hold a seminar entitled “Secrets of No-Budget Filmmaking” on Saturday, April 23rd at 11:00 a.m. in the Civic Center Cinema, Venue C.

Paladin Pictures is dedicated to the production, distribution, and promotion of family-friendly, morally-strong entertainment and educational media. Paladin Pictures strives to follow the example of the Paladin Order of Knighthood which, under the rule of Charlemagne, was charged with the task of preserving the values and virtues of the society and culture. 

For more information, please email or call 434.817.2700. Paladin Pictures is dedicated to the production, distribution, and promotion of redemptive entertainment and educational media. Paladin Pictures strives to follow the example of the Paladin Order of Knighthood which, under the rule of Charlemagne, was charged with the task of preserving the values and virtues of the society and culture.

Paladin Pictures and MRSEC Awarded for Nanotechnology Film

Charlottesville, Virginia - February 18, 2005 - Paladin Pictures, Inc. and the University of Virginia Materials Research Science & Engineering Center (MRSEC) have received The Communicator Awards’ Award of Distinction for their work on the Nanotechnology film, The Nano Revolution. The annual international competition aims to honor excellence in visual communications, recognizing media productions that exceed industry standards.

The Nano Revolution highlights such technological advancements as desktop computers the size of a wristwatch and clothing that changes color at voice-command, seemingly science-fiction-like possibilities of the Nanotechnology field. A nanometer is a billionth of a meter or nearly 100,000 times thinner than the width of a single human hair. Working with particles on the nano level, scientists are now able to manipulate materials to an unprecedented degree. MRSEC director Robert Hull explains, “Nanotechnology is the field of designing and engineering structures at close to the atomic-scale. The range of possibilities this enables—from electronics to communications, aerospace, medicine, energy, construction, and chemical processing—is almost limitless.”

The film’s director Kent C. Williamson said, “The fact that the film won this award is great, but the real excitement is what the folks at the MRSEC are a part of. They are at the forefront of a field that will radically impact the way we live, work, and play.” The project, filmed largely on-location at the University of Virginia, is aimed at introducing people to the field of Nanotechnology as well as the specific research conducted at MRSEC.

Among the many interesting materials explored in the film is the substance known as Aerogel. A silicon-based solid that is composed of 99.8% air, Aerogel is a thousand times less dense than glass and insulates 39% more effectively than the best fiberglass insulation. A 6x2 foot block of the material would weigh approximately 1 pound, but could support the weight of a compact automobile. Pamela Norris, Associate Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at UVa, describes Aerogel as “a very exciting research area...Imagine a material that you put in your hand and you can hardly tell it’s there.”

The Nano Revolution explores the mere beginnings of a scientific advancement that could significantly change the world in which we live. Through ongoing investigation, Nanotechnology researchers at MRSEC will continue to uncover microscopic secrets that could have widespread application in consumer markets and beyond. To view the film The Nano Revolution in its entirety, visit www.PaladinPictures.com or www.mrsec.virginia.edu/nugget2nanorev.htm.

For more information, please email or call 434.817.2700.
Paladin Pictures is dedicated to the production, distribution, and promotion of redemptive entertainment and educational media. Paladin Pictures strives to follow the example of the Paladin Order of Knighthood which, under the rule of Charlemagne, was charged with the task of preserving the values and virtues of the society and culture.

Paladin Pictures Seeks Films for Distribution

Charlottesville, Virginia—January 2, 2003—Paladin Pictures, LLC, is currently seeking submissions to enhance its home entertainment and educational video distribution line-up. Filmmakers and video producers are encouraged to submit their works in the following categories: family-friendly feature-length motion pictures, legal, philosophical & cultural issue films. Additional topics and educational films will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Filmmakers and producers should have all rights cleared for their films and proof of such clearance will be required before any distribution agreement is met. All originating formats will be considered from 35mm film to DV, but submissions for consideration will only be accepted on VHS (NTSC).

To register for submission please send a query letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Email should include: logline, brief synopsis of film, principal cast and crew, production entity (if applicable), length, originating format, & budget. Filmmakers selected to submit their film shall receive directions for where to mail a VHS copy.

For more information, please email or call 434.817.2700.
Paladin Pictures is dedicated to the production, distribution, and promotion of redemptive entertainment and educational media. Paladin Pictures strives to follow the example of the Paladin Order of Knighthood which, under the rule of Charlemagne, was charged with the task of preserving the values and virtues of the society and culture.
Paladin Pictures to Distribute Virginia State Bar Film

Charlottesville, Virginia—January 2, 2003—Paladin Pictures, LLC has signed a five year distribution agreement with the Bankruptcy Law Section of the Virginia State Bar for the purposes of promoting and selling the Bar's film Bankruptcy Chapter 7: Your Rights & Responsibilities.

Paladin Pictures has been granted distribution rights to the film outside the Commonwealth of Virginia where consumers, lawyers, law firms, legal libraries and other State Bars will be among the targeted audience. Your Rights & Responsibilities covers Chapter 7 bankruptcy in a dramatized and easily understood manner.

The film follows a young married couple as they successfully traverse the struggles and pitfalls of bankruptcy and shows viewers that by being honest and following the rules of the court bankruptcy can be survived. Paladin Pictures owner and the film’s producer Kent C. Williamson said, "Bankruptcy is impacting the American culture in epidemic proportions. We at Paladin are hopeful that Your Rights & Responsibilities will help many individuals navigate their way to a fresh start."

Bankruptcy topics explained in the film include: liquidation, legal liability, secured & unsecured debts, tax obligations, exempt & non-exempt property, abandoned property, homestead exemptions, automatic stay, discharged debts, undisclosed & hidden assets, reaffirmation agreements, redemptions, section 341, fraud, and credit reports.

Your Rights & Responsibilities was filmed in and around Charlottesville and Harrisonburg, Virginia and was produced by the University of Virginia’s Educational Technologies Group, a part of the School of Continuing and Professional Studies.

For more information, please email or call 434.817.2700. Paladin Pictures is dedicated to the production, distribution, and promotion of redemptive entertainment and educational media. Paladin Pictures strives to follow the example of the Paladin Order of Knighthood which, under the rule of Charlemagne, was charged with the task of preserving the values and virtues of the society and culture.
Paladin Pictures Utilizes Region’s Creative Talent

Charlottesville, Virginia—November 19, 2002—Paladin Pictures, LLC, is making its mark on the Charlottesville region with creative film & video production services. From commercials and corporate videos to documentaries and feature-length dramatic films, Paladin Pictures utilizes local, regional and national talent.

The central Virginia area is loaded with incredible talent. From writers and actors to editors and sound men, it’s great to be able to utilize the strengths of so many artists right here, said Kent C. Williamson, founder of Paladin Pictures and a former University of Virginia producer and director.

Paladin Pictures is currently in production on several significant projects including putting the finishing touches on its first motion picture, When Love Walks In, and editing its cultural exploration of post-modernism, Rebellion of Thought.

Williamson, who studied film at Hollywood’s Columbia College and received his Masters in Screenwriting from Regent University added, the big projects are what I want Paladin to focus on, but it’s the smaller projects, the commercials and the corporate videos that help pay the bills. These are also the projects that have a direct impact on the Charlottesville region. Helping clients reach their goals through video is a greatly rewarding experience.

Paladin Pictures’ clients include the Virginia State Bar, Piedmont Housing Alliance, New York Times best-selling author Jan Karon, Viking-Penguin, the Center for Academic Integrity, and the University of Virginia’s MRSEC Center.

For more information, please email or call 434.817.2700.
Paladin Pictures is dedicated to the production, distribution, and promotion of redemptive entertainment and educational media. Paladin Pictures strives to follow the example of the Paladin Order of Knighthood which, under the rule of Charlemagne, was charged with the task of preserving the values and virtues of the society and culture.
Paladin Pictures to Test-Screen the Brothers Williamson film "When Love Walks In"

Charlottesville, Virginia—October 15, 2001—Local production company Paladin Pictures, LLC, will test screen it's new independent feature by the Brothers Williamson When Love Walks In. The screenings will take place on Saturday, October 27th at 7:00 & 9:30pm in the Screening Room at 128 Chancellor Street off the corner. These free screenings will allow Paladin Pictures, LLC, to gather information to help market and promote the film.

Overwhelmed by the tragic loss of his wife, John Redgrave (Kent C. Williamson) reluctantly falls in love with the aspiring artist (Maggie Jones) he's hired to baby-sit his three year-old daughter. Grief may conquer him... Fear may ruin him... But everything changes... When Love Walks In.

Shot over twenty-six days in and around Charlottesville, When Love Walks In features local actors Bill Williamson (no relation to the Brothers Williamson), former UVA student Maggie Jones, Terri Moore, and Miss Virginia contestant Melissa Dawn Bryant. The musical score was created by local composer Stephan Prock. The film also features the music of local artists Terri Allard and Toy O'Ferrall as well as Carbon Leaf, Stone Kitchen, Elysian Skies and David Hicks. The Brothers Williamson are Brad Williamson (Director) and Kent C. Williamson (Writer/Producer/Director).

For more information, please email or call 434.817.2700.
Paladin Pictures is dedicated to the production, distribution, and promotion of redemptive entertainment and educational media. Paladin Pictures strives to follow the example of the Paladin Order of Knighthood which, under the rule of Charlemagne, was charged with the task of preserving the values and virtues of the society and culture.
Paladin Pictures Begins Production of Rebellion Of Thought

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - June 13, 2001 – Paladin Pictures, LLC has begun principal photography on a film series by the Brothers Williamson titled Rebellion of Thought: An Exploration of Post-Modernity.

This in-depth look at post-modern culture will examine the effectiveness of contemporary evangelical methods and practices over three hour-long episodes. It will include interviews with D.A. Carson (The Gagging of God), Gene Edward Veith, Jr. (Post-Modern Times: A Christian Guide to Contemporary Thought and Culture), Os Guinness (Senior Fellow, Trinity Forum, author Living with our Deepest Differences), Richard Horner (Director, Pascal Center), Ken Myers (Mars Hill Audio) and other professors and laymen from Wheaton College, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Concordia University, Calvin College, Taylor University, Regent University, and the University of Virginia.

Episode one, “This is the Lord the Day Hath Made”, will define post-modernism and look at how our culture evolved into its current state of Godlessness. It is currently scheduled for completion in the early fall of 2001. Episodes two and three will examine the need for God in a post-modern world, the ineffectiveness of modern evangelical practices, and will attempt to provide practical solutions as to how the Church can better reach those lost within a post-modern world. These episodes are slated for late 2001 to early 2002 release.

Initial release of Rebellion of Thought will be on videotape with a planned follow-up release on DVD in mid-to-late 2002. Paladin Pictures is currently seeking distribution and pre-sales for the series.

The Brothers Williamson are Brad Williamson (Producer) and Kent C. Williamson (Producer/Director). Their other collaborations include Paladin Pictures soon to be released dramatic motion picture When Love Walks In.

Rebellion of Thought is being written by Michael Martin (FBI Files, Daring Capers, Escape From Hell, The Gathering) and edited by Matthew B. Uncapher (visual fx artist on The Gathering and Escape From Hell).

For more information, please email or call 434.817.2700. Paladin Pictures is dedicated to the production, distribution, and promotion of redemptive entertainment and educational media. Paladin Pictures strives to follow the example of the Paladin Order of Knighthood which, under the rule of Charlemagne, was charged with the task of preserving the values and virtues of the society and culture.

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