ORIGINAL SERIES ‘THE WASTELAND’ RELEASES
ON FACEBOOK LIVE AND
San Antonio, TX– August 23, 2017— Starting Thursday, August 24 at 8pm Eastern, Christian Cinema, in partnership with Life Action Ministries, will release a unique mini-series event called The Wasteland. Each week on Thursday night for the next five weeks, a new episode will broadcast via Facebook LIVE on Christian Cinema and Life Action’s Facebook pages and exclusively through the Christian Cinema app, available in the App Store for your favorite device, or on the web at www.ChristianCinema.com.
According to Facebook, there are nearly 2 billion people active every month on the Facebook platform. Bobby Downes, CEO of ChristianCinema.com says, “We are excited to partner with Life Action for the broadcast and release of The Wasteland on Christian Cinema Facebook Live. We believe Facebook is the future of television as we have seen a tremendous response from showing Bible centric content on Facebook Live.”
At the cutting edge, Christian Cinema broadcasted the first-ever television series on Facebook Live in April 2017 with the premiere of the National Bible Bee Game Show which reached more than 1.2 million viewers per episode.
Downes added, “We expect to reach more than 2 million people with The Wasteland which is our first foray into broadcasting episodic short film content.”
Aaron Paulus, Executive Producer of The Wasteland, said, “This unique mini-series was designed to reach a digital audience, and we are excited about the far-reaching potential through various social communities.”
Beginning with the release of the first episode on August 24, episodes will be available on ChristianCinema.com and across all of its apps: iOS, Apple TV, Roku, Android, Amazon Fire TV and Tablets. In addition, the series will be available on TheWastelandSeries.com via Christian Cinema’s proprietary embeddable player which empowers content creators to offer digital content from their own sites. Additionally, group study resources for the episodes will be available for free at TheWastelandSeries.com
About Christian Cinema
In 1999, ChristianCinema.com was born out of a desire to connect audiences with the best in faith-based movies. The market leader in faith-based digital on-demand, Christian Cinema has earned the trust of families of faith. The digital platform provides easy access to a personal movie library across multiple devices, enabling users to watch anytime, anywhere, and with no subscriptions and no commitments. New films added every week, there are new releases and new discoveries; dramas, documentaries, short films, educational and more. Films chosen from the leading Christian filmmakers, this destination is a rarity in the world of cinema.
About Life Action Ministries
Life Action was founded over 45 years ago to spark spiritual change in families, churches, and nations. This is why they call people to authentic Christianity—so the gospel light can shine brightly out of lives transformed by the presence and power of God! Life Action believes that revitalization in families and churches is the key to transforming our culture for Christ and completing the Great Commission. Life Action accomplishes this through various outreaches like a family camp, church events, a women’s ministry, a pastors’ lodge and retreat center, and a prayer movement.