Films Projects


Return to the Hiding PlaceTitle: Return to the Hiding Place

Genre: Historical Action Adventure

Producers: Peter C. Spencer and Petra Pearce


Release Date: Fall 2015



A Clock Maker who became a Leader

A Leader who formed a Teenage Army

A Teenage Army that defied an Empire


Overview: When Corrie ten Boom realizes the Nazi empire is systematically rounding up Jewish people and sending them to concentration camps, she uses her house as a hiding place and helps form a teenage army to stand up against this tyranny. This incredible true story is a thought-provoking and fast-paced movie about courage, sacrifice and faith in action.


Freedom FlightTitle: Freedom Flight

Genre: Historical Action Adventure

Release Date: 2020

Overview: Based on Frank Iszak’s heroic escape on 13 July 1956, Freedom Flight takes place during the Cold War when seven brave students, in a desperate attempt to escape the brutalities of a totalitarian regime, designed a spectacular way of crossing the impenetrable Iron Curtain: by hijacking a Hungarian domestic commercial flight, overpowering the crew, disarming the secret policeman on board, evading the Soviet MIG 17 fighter jets and landing in West Germany.


Potential Films Projects


Title: Britfield & the Lost Crown

Genre: Family Adventure

Themes: Friendship, family, loyalty and courage

Release Date: 2021/2022


Title: In Praeditus

Genre: Psychological Spy Thriller

Themes: Family and Father/Son

Potential Release Date: 2020


Title: The Gardener’s Apprentice

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Themes: Family, Romance and Relationships

Potential Release Date: 2021


Title: Resolve

Genre: Historical Action Drama

Themes: Hope and Heroic Sacrifice

Overview: During World War II in Nazi occupied Warsaw, Polish nurse Irena Sendler secretly served in the Polish Underground. Assisted by two dozen Żegota members, Sendler heroically smuggled approximately 2,500 Jewish children out of the Warsaw Ghetto, provided them with shelter and false identity documents and saved them from the Holocaust.

Potential Release Date: 2022


Title: An Unlikely Friendship

Genre: Historical Biography

Themes: Family, Friendship and God

Overview: This movie is about the creative and thought-provoking friendship between C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien. Enter the world of these brilliant minds as Tolkien struggles as a writer and Lewis searches for the truth. Told over several decades, this story chronicles these two literary giants as they discuss and debate philosophy, politics, and man’s search for the truth. Experience social change, world history, the Inklings and how Lewis and Tolkien brought the world Narnia and Middle-Earth.

Potential Release Date: 2023


Publishing Projects


Our first release in Spring 2019 is the exciting middle school/young adult book series, Britfield & the Lost Crown.


Britfield & the Lost CrownBritfield & the Lost Crown is a fast-paced adventure novel that transports the reader from the smoldering crags of Yorkshire, through the heart of England, and finally to the magnificent shores of Dover. Creating an interactive world of mystery and adventure, culture and education, Britfield is about friendship, family, loyalty and courage. The first in a five-book series, Britfield intends to educate as well as entertain readers by weaving geography, literature, architecture and history into the plot. Children will not only embrace the action- packed chapters, but will enjoy the authenticity of a story with real locations and realistic events: no one flies, has magical powers or has a thirst for blood. Britfield builds with intensity and intrigue, sacrifice and revelations. Book II takes place in France and Switzerland; Book III, in Italy; Book IV, in South Africa; and Book V, in China.


Continuing the series, BRITFIELD & THE RISE OF THE LION will be released in the fall of 2021.


Taking place throughout France, Tom and Sarah face an entirely new enemy, a nefarious and clandestine group with unlimited resources. With their ultimate destination the castle Chambord, Tom and Sarah must first navigate through the precarious streets and rooftops of Paris, Norte Dame, the Eiffel Tower, and the Louvre, chased by an assassin determined to wipe out any potential threat to the British throne. From old friends to new allies, this intense adventure novel has twists and turns, unexpected betrayals and lifechanging revelations


Theatrical Play Project


Title: An Unlikely Friendship

Genre: Historical

Release Date: 2020


A fast-paced 90-minute theatrical play, An Unlikely Friendship is about the dynamic, creative and thought-provoking friendship between C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien. Enter the world of these brilliant minds as Tolkien struggles as a writer and Lewis searches for the truth. Told in a 3-Act structure over several decades, these two literary geniuses discuss and debate philosophy, politics, mythological fantasy and man’s search for the truth. Experience social change, world history, the Inklings and how Tolkien and Lewis introduced the world to Narnia and Middle-earth.


Educational Project


Horizon Prep Summer Program


In association with Horizon Prep, Rancho Santa Fe, Devonfield will be conducting a one week summer course introducing students to the world of film. This dynamic course will cover the real world of movie making, from writing a compelling story and hiring a talented cast to production, acting, marketing and worldwide distribution. The approach behind this program is to create a model that will eventually turn into a full semester class and finally into an entire film and media program for Horizon Prep. Once this model has been finalized, we plan on sharing it with Schools and Colleges nationwide.


The Art & Creativity of Movie Making

From Concept to Reality

7th - 12th Graders

This class is limited to 20 students.


Date/Time: July 20-24, 9 am - 12:00 pm

Cost: $250



Monday: Mastering the Basics of Storytelling

How do you write a great story and movie script? With 20 years in the film industry, Chad Stewart will teach you how to harness your ideas into a powerful story and professional screenplay. We will study classic films and global blockbusters to learn the tools of crafting an engaging and timeless story for the world to watch.


Tuesday: The Movie Process

How are films developed? Explore the process with Producer Mark Joseph as he shares his experiences working on The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, The Passion of the Christ, Reagan, and his new release Max Rose. Learn the different stages of filming and production, finding distribution and worldwide marketing.


Wednesday: Acting for Tomorrow

This comprehensive class covers how to survive in Hollywood; creating dynamic and believable characters; on-set film techniques; promoting your career, and balancing your work and personal life.


Thursday: Putting Your Film Project Together by Chad Stewart

Assembling a movie project is one of the hardest parts of filmmaking. In this dynamic class you will learn how to get your film financed, create a business plan, develop a budget breakdown and discover how to properly “package” your film so you can take your project to studio heads or private investors.


Friday: 20 Dos and Don'ts for Marketing Faith-Based Films by Ron Forseth

Learn from a pro who works at Outreach, Inc., the largest faith-based advertizing company in the world. This workshop draws on years of experience in successfully promoting faith-based films, including The Passion of the Christ, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Courageous, Man of Steel, and many more. Understand the importance of church engagement, marketing channels and media strategies.


For more information on this class and many other dynamic programs, please visit