Interview with Andy Erwin - Ordinary Angels - 'Rebel' Filmmaker | Third Space

Interview with Andy Erwin - Ordinary Angels - 'Rebel' Filmmaker

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Fri 8 Mar 2024



Andrew Erwin, is a director/ producer who began his career working as a duo with his brother Jon, known as the Erwin Brothers. Their production company, The Kingdom Story Company, have brought audiences I Can Only Imagine, I Still Believe, & American Underdog.

Film synopsis: Based on a remarkable true story, ORDINARY ANGELS centres on Sharon Steves (Hilary Swank), a fierce but struggling hairdresser in small-town Kentucky who discovers a renewed sense of purpose when she meets Ed Schmitt (Alan Ritchson), a widower working hard to make ends meet for his two daughters. With his youngest daughter waiting for a liver transplant, Sharon sets her mind to helping the family and will move mountains to do it. What unfolds is the inspiring tale of faith, everyday miracles, and ordinary angels.—Lionsgate

As a producer is here to talk about their latest film - Ordinary Angels

Questions for Andy:

  1. Your film career has been marked by true-to-life stories, like I Can Only Imagine, I Still Believe and American Underdog now Ordinary Angels, was this a plan for your filmmaking?
  2. What was it about Ordinary Angels that caused your team to consider this film for production?
  3. One aspect of your films is your ability to source great talent, what was it like working with Alan and Hilary?
  4. Faith plays an important role in all of your films, how do you strike the balance between story and faith?
  5. Excellence, authenticity, hard work and vision define your philosophy as a filmmaker, how do you ensure that is conveyed as a producer? You handed the reins of this film over to Jon Dunn (The Case for Christ), but how do you ensure these pillars of your organisation come through in every film, like Ordinary angels
  6. This story occurs in Louisville, Kentucky. How do you think this film will resonate with Australian audiences who have very different lives halfway around the world?
  7. Why do you love making movies? Especially films like Ordinary Angels? 8. What would you hope audiences get from Kingdom Story Company films, especially Ordinary Angels?

Call to Action: Cinema release date for Ordinary Angels is March 14th Website for Cinema locations

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