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SONscreen | Ignite — Florida

August 1-2 at Florida Conference of Seventh-day Adventists

Thank you to everyone who participated. We are excited to see all of your talent in our Christian community.

Cost: $35 per person

This weekend workshop is a networking and learning opportunity for all Christian filmmakers who desire to use film for ministry.

Registration is now closed.


Nathan Nazario
Old Fashioned producer
Rik Swartzwelder
Old Fashioned writer/director
Stephen Majors
True Health TV lead editor
Jeremy Rowland
Prodigal producer
Mark Comberiate
I Will Not Fear producer
Tami Cinquemani
Florida Hospital Church worship director
Stanley Pomianowski
Freelance filmmaker
Julio Muñoz
SONscreen Film Festival executive director

Saturday, August 1

10:00-10:30 am Registration Lobby
10:30-10:45 am Welcome Main Auditorium
10:45-11:45 am Feature Presentation & Discussion Main Auditorium

Prodigal | Jeremy Rowland

11:45-12:30 pm Keynote Address Main Auditorium

God At the Movies | Stephen Majors

12:30-1:30 pm LUNCH Hosted by Florida Conference Atrium
1:30-2:30 pm Seminars

Creatively Using Film In Worship | Tami Cinquemani

From Shorts to Feature-Length | Rik Swartzwelder

2:45-5:00 pm The Mini Movie Challenge Main Auditorium
5:00-6:00 pm DINNER Hosted by Florida Conference Atrium
6:00-7:00 pm Feature Presentation & Discussion Main Auditorium

I Will Not Fear | Mark Comberiate

7:15-10:00 pm Screening & Discussion Main Auditorium

Old Fashioned | Rik Swartzwelder & Nathan Nazario

Sunday, August 2

9:15-10:15 am Pitch Panel Main Auditorium

Rik Swartzwelder | Nathan Nazario | Julio Muñoz | Stanley Pomianowski

10:25-11:20 am Workshops 1

Producing with the End in Focus | Nathan Nazario

From the Trenches | Rik Swartzwelder

Shorts at Church! | Stanley Pomianowski

11:30-12:25 pm Workshops 2

Inspiring People | Stephen Majors

From the Trenches | Rik Swartzwelder

Edit Faster | Stanley Pomianowski

12:30-1:30 pm LUNCH Hosted by Florida Conference Atrium
1:30-3:00 pm Mini Movie Screening and Discussion Main Auditorium
3:00-3:15 pm Closing Remarks Main Auditorium



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Special rate at Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham
644 Raymond Ave.
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701

For Individual or Family

  • Queen Studio (sleeps 2): $72.80/night incl. tax
  • 1-Bedroom Studio (sleeps 3): $84.00/night incl. tax
  • Rollaway bed (sleep add’l person—availability may be limited after July 17): $10.00/night
  • Pets permitted ($15/1st night, $10/2nd night)
  • Reservation: Carol Gorham, (407) 571-5703

For Individuals Sharing a Room

  • Above rates for Individual/Family apply, however the hotel can split the total charge between 2-4 people sharing a room.
  • Shared-room reservations must come through Florida Conference—do not call hotel.
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    • Date of arrival and departure
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    • Desired room type (note: 1-bedroom studio availability is limited and will be first-come, first-served)


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