After walking through the last major phase of releasing Believe Me, we can say (as usual), we feel very blessed. The support from Riot fans was so wonderful, and a lot of you have been asking, “How’d it go?” I figured recapping the DVD release would be a fitting way to end this week. Here’s a roundup of some recent high points for Riot Studios and Believe Me.
Krista R. Burdine with World Religion News recently published one of the most complete articles about our recent project we’ve seen. She gave a good summary of the Believe Me Team system (our crowdsourced marketing platform, created to market our newest film) as well as the film itself. Giving a decent plot summary is always difficult when the writer has yet to actually watch the film, but Krista
Recently, Breitbart interviewed Alex Carroll, Producer and Riot Co-Founder, about Believe Me. This interview with Breitbart gave a different perspective: its potential impact on the millennial generation. Having spent a year on the road touring Beware of Christians around college campuses, Alex is uniquely qualified to speak on what the youth of today expects from its entertainment.
There’s a delicate balance when speaking about Believe Me with right-leaning news organizations like The Blaze or any number of Christian publications. Some feel we’ve veered off the path by not making another overtly Christian movie in the vein of Beware of Christians and One Nation Under God.
Laura Turner’s “Why ‘Believe Me’ might be the first good Christian film” for Religion News Service’s “Entertaining Faith” blog is the best piece written about the film to date.
We gave The Blaze, the journalism arm of Glenn Beck’s media empire, exclusive rights to release our first trailer for Believe Me. Their interview with Will Bakke touched on multiple subjects, including the audience, message, and motivation behind Believe Me.