“Filmmakers can change our thinking and change our lives through film.”

Words of encouragement and wisdom from Dwayne Johnson (The Rock), Jim Caviezel and Denzel Washington.
Their stories can inspire and propel the viewer to a higher state of achievement.

Dwayne Johnson, Actor, Producer

Dwayne Johnson’s words of encouragement gives the bottom line for success in the film industry.  His story inspires viewers to have compassion, grow as a person, see potential in others, connect with people, and to be good and great – “Learn the business of your chosen profession.”  To have longevity in the film industry; “Be a student of the game,” learn acting, directing, producing, and surround yourself with brilliant people.  

Above all – “Go to work.”

Jim Caviezel, Actor, Producer

Jim Caviezel’s remarkable story inspires others to be willing to take a stand for good principals, and for what is right. Lessons that he learned from portraying the role of “Jesus” in the “Passion of the Christ” taught him to be prepared for the physical demands that one can experience in the field of acting. He focused on adequately preparing for the role to be played, to do good role research, be prepared to sacrifice, understand the role, not to be mediocre, live a virtuous life and make wise choices for what is right. In closing, he encourages others to remember –they have the right to do what they ought.

 

Denzel Washington, Actor, Producer, Director

In delivering the commencement speech at Dillard University, Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington told the college graduates to put God first in everything they do, adding that everything he has accomplished in this life was due to the grace of God.

Above all – “PUT GOD FIRST.”