Guest Artists, Issue 2 FEB

Guest Artist – Adam Werner

Below is an interview that we did with progressive fingerstyle guitarist Adam Werner. Adam and I met at a conference in California and I became an instant fan. I had never seen or heard anyone so gifted with the guitar like him and I was overjoyed that he interviewed with us for the …
Issue 2 FEB, Ponderings

Wood Carvings

I always wondered why Jesus became a carpenter. I’ve wondered even more why he STAYED a carpenter for 30 years and only preached publicly for 3 years.  Scholars might say it’s because it was a common profession in his area at the time, or that it was because sons took on …
Issue 1 JAN, Ponderings

Story, Stage and Celluloid

  Every passion has a story behind it, so I wanted to share my “history” of what gives my heart joy. Art itself has a fascinating history that I’ll attempt to tell along side my own. Here’s the history of art (one of the most fascinating subjects) in 10 minutes…(yeah …
Issue 1 JAN, Ponderings

Blank Space Phobias

  There’s a saying….I don’t know from whom, nor do I know the exact words, but the saying is, “waiting for a battle is worse than the actual battle.” I concur with that. Just like when it comes to starting any project you feel excited about, thinking about it without …
Film Review, Issue 1 JAN

Always Behind the Scenes

Every issue with New Hope Productions will have a “movie review” article, but not necessarily the type of movie review people are familiar with. If you ever took a theatre class, you might be familiar with the term “Deus ex machina” or “God of (or in) the machine.” The definition, …
Guest Artists, Issue 1 JAN

Guest Artist – Melanie Giuffré

Below is the interview we did with Melanie Giuffré, portrait sketch artist (and my sister). We would like to thank her for being the guest artist for our very first issue and sharing a little bit about the artwork she’s created over the last few years. We hope to see more of her …
Issue 1 JAN, Issues, Our Work

What’s In A Name?

  In addition to being an online magazine, New Hope Productions will also be the future home/site for our film company by the same name. We want it to embody all that hope implies; mainly to cherish what we hold  dear with anticipation. From thought provoking articles, to films, to music …
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