London, United Kingdom, October 21, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- The producer of the upcoming film version of the best selling book “The Shack” was recently the first guest on a new international TV series “Stars in His Crown”. The unique series is based on the popular TV / DVD series “Principles of Leadership” where well known Christian leaders and personalities such as Andrew Wommack, Anne Graham Lotz (daughter of evangelist Billy Graham), author Joyce Meyer, former Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey, “The Heavenly Man” Brother Yun and others share on their years of experience leading thousands of leaders and reaching millions worldwide. In “Stars in His Crown” well known actors, actresses, directors, producers, composers and others involved in the film and TV industry are interviewed and share what it is like being “salt and light” in an industry known for its, often, darkness.
The controversial book “The Shack”, authored by William Paul Young, with the assistance of Wayne Jacobsen, Brad Cummings and Bobby Downes, has sold over seven million copies worldwide. The fictional story gives and account of one man’s struggle to understand and come to terms with a horrific act against his daughter in, what is called “The Great Sadness”. Bobby Downes has previously produced the soon-to-be-released film “Like Dandelion Dust”, an adaptation of the Karen Kingsbury novel and stars Academy Award winning actress Mira Sorvino. Downes, the producer, in his “Stars in His Crown” interview reflects on this and his other films including “Time Changer” (starring TV’s “The Love Boat”’s Captain Stubing). Bobby, himself, is only half of the “Downes Brothers” production team. Younger brother, Kevin, is also part of the team.
“Stars in His Crown” is being produced by OLI Productions - the media arm of a British leadership training charity HFC International. Previous series produced by them are currently being aired on more than twenty independent TV networks worldwide including SAT 7, Shine TV, CNL and The Miracle Channel. Harvest Fields Commissioning International is a U. K. Registered Charity with the purpose of assisting in raising up and encouraging churches and leaders in over 45 countries and on all 5 continents for work in churches, charities and other humanitarian assistance groups. Its websites are at: http://www.agapelive.net and http://www.hfci.net.
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