Faith-Driven – An Interview with Writer/Producer Brian Bird

Known to Hearties and Hallmarkies as Papa Heartie, screenwriter and producer Brian Bird is a powerful force in the realm of faith-and-family-friendly productions. From his work on Step-by-Step and Touched by an Angel in the 1990s to the newest season of When Calls the Heart, Brian has built his career around sharing uplifting stories that … Continue reading Faith-Driven – An Interview with Writer/Producer Brian Bird

In the Christmas Spirit: An Interview with Screenwriter Kirsten Hansen

Screenwriter Kirsten Hansen (left center) with (from left to right) Preston Vanderslice (Beau Callahan), Producer Maura Dunbar, Development Executive Sarah Porter, Ashley Greene (Lucy Lovett) and Donna Benedicto (Anna Hepburn). PC: Kirsten Hansen With the holiday season comes Hallmark Channel’s celebrated Countdown to Christmas. Nothing says Christmas like a cozy movie complete with hot chocolate … Continue reading In the Christmas Spirit: An Interview with Screenwriter Kirsten Hansen

“Chasing Butterflies” with Robin Jones Gunn

Known to readers as the author of the Christy Miller series and to Hallmarkies as the author of the Finding Father Christmas trilogy, Robin Jones Gunn is a delightful storyteller and a woman of time-tested faith. Her stories have resonated with readers of multiple generations. Her most recent book, Becoming Us, introduces readers to a … Continue reading “Chasing Butterflies” with Robin Jones Gunn

Connecting with Don McDonald

An Interview with Super Channel's CEO Don McDonald, CEO of Super Channel, greets viewers from the set of When Calls the Heart. PC: Super Channel Over the past few years, both US and Canadian audiences have been clamoring for companies to provide family-friendly entertainment, from movies to television to on-demand services. In 2017, Canada’s Super … Continue reading Connecting with Don McDonald

Genius and Dreams – An interview with writer and associate producer Kirsten Hansen

Once in a long while, we happen across another person who motivates us to be better at what we do - to be more passionate, more joyful, and more in awe of the beauty that surrounds us. As we anticipate the final three episodes of Season 3 of Chesapeake Shores many Chessies have discovered one such … Continue reading Genius and Dreams – An interview with writer and associate producer Kirsten Hansen