Dallas Jenkins

Dallas Jenkins has been producing and directing feature films and shorts since 2000 when he produced the feature Hometown Legend and shepherded it to distribution by Warner Brothers. He then directed multiple shorts and features that won multiple festival awards and are currently on DVD and TV all over the world, including the features Midnight Clear (Lionsgate DVD), Though None Go With Me (Hallmark Channel original), and What If… (Pure Flix DVD). He is currently Executive Director of Vertical Church Media at Harvest Bible Chapel in Chicago, where he directs and produces films. His first full length feature film at Harvest, “The Resurrection of Gavin Stone,” which stars Brett Dalton (Marvel’s Agents of Shield), stand-up comic Anjelah Johnson, D.B. Sweeney (The Cutting Edge), Neil Flynn (ABC’s The Middle), and WWE Superstar Shawn Michaels was released in theaters in January 2017.

Guild Workshop

Director & Actor: Making That Relationship Great
What’s the best way for a director to handle actors? Is there even a best way? And how do actors please directors, from auditions to performance?

Dallas Jenkins has directed a dozen films with actors of all stripes and is known an “actor’s director.” This workshop will cover multiple problems and solutions that come up every day on sets.