CSA 2021: SUBMISSION OPEN SEPTEMBER 2020

Submissions for the 2021 Church Stars Awards will open September 2020. 

We are looking for faith-based films, gospel stage plays, comedy tours, web series, web series with a host, best digital tv network, best producer, best playwright, best director, best comedian, best comedienne, and best comedian in character, who are pushing forward in Christian Arts & Entertainment through inspirational and innovative works. Whether you are an established or emerging Christian entertainer, we want to hear from you.

 

Entry dates September-December 2020.  Online voters can cast their ballots January 2021 for 31 days by computer(3), cell phone(3) or tablet (3)= 9 votes total a day.  The results of fan voting will be showcased Saturday, February 27, 2021 at the 5th Annual Church Stars Awards, held at El Bethel Auditorium, 6902 W. Heahterbrae Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85033.  

 

This is an excellent opportunity for filmmakers, playwrights and producers to honor and recognize the talent in their productions by entering nominees in the following categories:  Best actors, best supporting actors, best production assistant, best wardrobe and costume, best set and stage design, best makeup and hair, and best stagehand.  

 

Please carefully read the submission guidelines below before submitting.

 

5TH ANNUAL CHURCH STARS AWARDS

LIVE ON OCTOBER 3, 2019

El Bethel Auditorium

 

Presented annually, the Church Stars Christian Entertainment Awards is recognized as the first gospel entertainment show solely dedicated to the theatrical arts. The event celebrates excellence in faith-based films, gospel stage plays, actors, gospel comedians, television, digital tv, as well as those individuals who work in excellence behind the scenes in makeup, hair, wardrobe, stagehands, sound, movie set and stage design, and production assistants. 

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MARCH 2020                                                                                           

PHOENIX, AZ                                                                                        

 

THE FAITH-BASED ENTERTAINMENT COMMUNITY AWAITS

THE 4TH ANNUAL CHURCH STARS CHRISTIAN ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS

 

LaCora Stephens and Tanya Lewis set to host the 5th Annual Church Stars Awards,

a two-hour live-streamed event.  The ceremony will take place at El Bethel

Auditorium in Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 6pm/mst.

 

TV Host, entertainment reporter, producer, actress LaCora Stephens has years of

experience in live TV and a variety of genres.  With years of experience in live TV

and a variety of genres, LaCora has branched off into producing films and live

events.  She’s also covered just about every star-studded event, including the

NAACP Awards, BET Awards, The Stellar Awards and more.  Some of her stories

have caught the attention of networks like Africa's Praise TV, and outlets and

newswires like the Michael Baisden Show, and Stevie Wonder's KJLH.

Commonly referred to as the DOC of comedy, four-time Church Star award-winning

Comedienne Tanya Lewis is also a TV Host of her own show based in Griffin, GA

"Talk Time with T".  A former manager and writer on the comedy page for Mr. Brown

from the sitcom, “Meet The Browns”.  Performed with Tyler Perry actress and

comedian Cocoa Brown, gospel comedy legend Trina Jeffrie, Nikita B,  Marcus D. Wiley,

Akintude, Chinnatra, and many more.   An all-around entertainer, Tanya performs with

such style, class, and confidence that her audiences feel as if they are part of the act.

 

“I wanted to bring something different to the awards show with two hosts who will play off each other in comedic paradies. And also realized that the show has never had a female host, so we're going forth this year with twice the girl power in LaCora Stephens and Tanya Lewis" states Church Stars CEO Nicole Newman-Colter.  

Presented annually, the Church Stars Awards is recognized as the first gospel entertainment show solely dedicated to the theatrical arts. The event celebrates excellence in faith-based films, gospel stage plays, actors, gospel comedians, television, digital tv, as well as those individuals who work in excellence behind the scenes in makeup, hair, wardrobe, stagehands, sound, movie set and stage design, and production assistants. 

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ABOUT CHURCH STARS

Church Stars is the first faith-based platform dedicated to the Christian Arts.  Our online news magazine keeps up with the latest news, events, interviews, behind-the-scenes first looks, and entertainment stories.

 

We encourage and promote faith-based filmmakers, playwrights, comedians, actors, digital tv, web series, viral video sensations, and production staff.

 

Church Stars is an umbrella association that provides an environment for industry professionals to mobilize their efforts in promoting Christian entertainment.  

We also feature a Digital TV Channel on Youtube where we join together in one place to feature Christian entertainment videos. 

Our mission is to shine the light on the stars in the church community, motivating, uplifting and encouraging Christian performing artists everywhere!

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