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Crisis Pregnancy Outreach Movie Inspired by True Story

Friday, May 11th, 2012

Crisis Pregnancy Outreach Project and Faith Like a Child Movie ProjectAward-Winning Director Tracy J Trost Inspired By True Story Partners With Crisis Pregnancy Outreach For Groundbreaking Film

Tulsa, OK ~ A unique partnership between Trost Moving Pictures and Crisis Pregnancy Outreach (CPO) of Tulsa has been established in an effort to raise awareness, donations, and increase their presence within the community. After meeting with CPO Director Cheryl Bauman, Trost Moving Pictures’ Founder and President Tracy J Trost will take a very public stance to rally for the nonprofit organization by writing and directing a movie based on the real life CPO story of Maryann Lamer.

Trost has written Faith Like A Child, a powerful story of how two women find courage in crisis and come together in a very dramatic way through the prayers of a little girl. Trost believes when a well-written script is brought to life in the best cinematic way, the film not only inspires but can teach viewers valuable life lessons. Faith Like A Child has a very strong pro-life message, but will arouse interest in people to weigh options through moral and ethical choices for those who have faced an unwanted pregnancy.

The project is currently raising funds for the film through a mixture of foundations, corporate sponsorship, and individual support with plans to be fully funded by the end of the year and shooting slated for Spring 2013 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Businesses or individuals interested in getting involved can visit www.CPOProject.com for more information and to donate.

Faith Like A Child solidifies Trost’s spot at the forefront of filmmaking by using a film to raise awareness and funds for Crisis Pregnancy Outreach. Every time someone sees the film they will learn about CPO and their life-changing mission and just as important every time the film is purchased or licensed CPO will be earning much needed funds to continue their work.

Faith Like A Child is more than just another film project to all of us at Trost Moving Pictures. It’s an extension of our belief that great stories are still the best way to make an impact on the world and anyone that gets involved in this project will be making a difference in the life of babies, birth mothers, and adoptive families forever,” says Trost.

About Trost Moving Pictures: TMP Studios is an independent film production company based in Tulsa, OK. They have three award winning films including, Find Me, A Christmas Snow, which stars Catherine Mary Stewart (The Last Starfighter), Muse Watson (Prison Break, NCIS), Anthony Tyler Quinn (No Greater Love, Boy Meets Girl), and Cameron ten Napel (Cool Dog, The Lamp), and The Lamp, which stars Jason London (Dazed and Confused), Meredith Salenger (Lake Placid), L Scott Caldwell (Lost), Sarah Brown (Days of Our Lives), Cameron ten Napel (A Christmas Snow), Muse Watson (NCIS), and Louis Gossett Jr. (An Officer and A Gentleman).

They are actively pursuing exciting projects in the entertainment industry, including their current stage adaption A Christmas Snow LIVE! in Branson, Missouri at the Starlite Theatre and their fourth feature film, Letting Go, the first film in their Raw Talent Project series of films.

For more information on director Tracy J Trost, Trost Moving Pictures/TMP Studios and projects visit:

www.TrostMovingPictures.com

www.AChristmasSnow.com

www.TheLampMovie.com

About Crisis Pregnancy Outreach: The primary mission of Crisis Pregnancy Outreach, which started as an outreach ministry of Christian Chapel Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma is to provide love

and assistance, free of charge, to young women who are experiencing a crisis pregnancy, and to their children as well.

Crisis Pregnancy Outreach’s comprehensive list of services developed as new seeds arose amidst the young women it ministered to. When a girl needed a place to live during her pregnancy, “host homes” began as the members of Christian Chapel opened their homes to provide a loving, family environment. When a girl needed items for setting up an apartment, the warehouse was formed.

Initially, adoption referrals were made when young women chose to place their children for adoption. It soon became evident that Crisis Pregnancy Outreach should become a Licensed Adoption Agency in order to facilitate open adoptions.

Crisis Pregnancy Outreach accomplishes everything with a team of dedicated volunteers. No one has ever received a salary.

www.CrisisPregnancyOutreach.org

Media Contact: Rhonda Boudreaux
Publicist for Tracy J Trost and Trost Moving Pictures Office – (913)-780-4035
Mobile- (510)- 367-5990 RhondaB@TrostMovingPictures.com

Tracy J Trost on Tulsa Film and Music Advisory Board

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Director Tracy J Trost and Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett

(Tulsa Mayor, Dewey Bartlett and Director Tracy J Trost at the first meeting of the newly formed Tulsa Mayor’s Film and Music Advisory Board)

Trost Moving Pictures President & Founder Tracy J Trost Selected To Represent Film Industry On Tulsa Mayor’s Film and Music Advisory Board

Tulsa, OK ~ Seeing the growth that Trost Moving Pictures has experienced over the last 4 years, and sensing the need for an advisory board, director Tracy J Trost is a logical addition to Tulsa’s first ever Mayor’s Film and Music Advisory Board. Trost’s visionary leadership, strategic insight, and passion for making movies has led to a nationally-recognized and award-winning reputation as an independent filmmaker. Trost remains committed to his mission to make movies in Tulsa and promote independent storytelling to inspire audiences around the world.

Tulsa’s Film and Music Advisory Board is a team of highly qualified industry leaders comprised of government officials, writers, directors and musicians that include bestselling author and President of the Narrative TV Network, Jim Stovall, Production Manager for Steelehouse Productions Jim Wacker, and Tulsa Councilman Blake Ewing.

“I am honored to be a part of Mayor Bartlett’s advisory board” states Trost. “Tulsa has a huge amount of talent and potential. The members of the board are all experts in their fields and I truly believe that they all have a love for Tulsa. The key to the success of any endeavor is to put out great content. That is now happening here and I believe in a short time the rest of the world will love Tulsa as we do.”

Trost and his Tulsa based independent film studio, Trost Moving Pictures have shot three feature films in Tulsa already and are working on shooting their fourth film there this summer, Letting Go.

About Tracy J Trost: In the last four years, Tracy J Trost has created three award winning films (Find Me, A Christmas Snow, The Lamp), written two books (Restored: 11 Gifts for a Complete Life & Just Believe: 10 Principles of the Message), adapted one film into a live stage play (A Christmas Snow Live!), and launched an audience favorite podcast with Podcast Answerman Cliff Ravenscraft. (The Successful Life Mindset). Trost has also written articles for MovieMaker Magazine.

Trost’s passion is to make films with the intent to challenge the audience through good story lines and inspirational messages. His goal is to continue to bring these messages to wider audiences promoting positive change.

About Trost Moving Pictures: TMP Studios is an independent film production company based in Tulsa, OK. They have three award winning films including, Find Me, A Christmas Snow, which stars Catherine Mary Stewart (The Last Starfighter), Muse Watson (Prison Break, NCIS), Anthony Tyler Quinn (No Greater Love, Boy Meets Girl), and Cameron ten Napel (Cool Dog, The Lamp), and The Lamp, which stars Jason London (Dazed and Confused), Meredith Salenger (Lake Placid), L Scott Caldwell (Lost), Sarah Brown (Days of Our Lives), Cameron ten Napel (A Christmas Snow), Muse Watson (NCIS), and Louis Gossett Jr. (An Officer and A Gentleman).

They are actively pursuing exciting projects in the entertainment industry, including their current stage adaption A Christmas Snow LIVE! in Branson, Missouri at the Starlite Theatre and their fourth feature film, Letting Go, the first film in their Raw Talent Project series of films.

For more information visit:
www.TrostMovingPictures.com
www.AChristmasSnow.com
www.TheLampMovie.com

Media Contact: Rhonda Boudreaux
Publicist for Tracy J Trost and Trost Moving Pictures

O – (913)-780-4035 • Mobile- (510)- 367-5990 • Email

Trost Moving Pictures Proud to Work with WinkIt

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Trost Moving Pictures To Give Audiences Another Way To Interact and Connect With Their Films Partners With WinkIt the Future of Independent Movie Sourcing and Online Shopping

Tulsa, OK ~ Following the growing trend of independent filmmakers finding new ways to connect with their audiences, award-winning director Tracy J Trost and company have partnered with WinkIt, a cutting edge startup designed to source product for their films, then make it available to the public to buy. If you’ve ever seen something in one of Trost’s films that you wish you had, now you can. Each Trost Moving Pictures’ movie has identified items listed on WinkIt – the famous watch that Sam (Muse Watson) shares or the handbag that Kathleen (Catherine Mary Stewart) uses in the award-winning inspirational film A Christmas Snow can now be yours. Trost Moving Pictures is the first Independent studio to partner with WinkIt.

Juli Baecker, CEO and Founder of WinkIt explains, “We’ve all done it. You’re sitting there watching a movie and you see an outfit, piece of jewelry, or something else that you would love to own. So you look on line, but can never find exactly the right one. Well, now with WinkIt you can.”

WinkItNow.com is easy to use. Click on your favorite Trost film, shop by scene, search by item, pick your must have items then buy. It’s that simple. The first two films available to purchase items from are Trost Moving Pictures’ award-winning A Christmas Snow and The Lamp.

Award-winning writer and director Tracy J Trost had this to say about the partnership with WinkIt, “My first goal as a filmmaker is to create stories that impact people’s lives in a positive way. But as an independent filmmaker, creating new and unique ways for audiences to interact with my films and finding ways to keep our costs low while creating additional revenue streams is key for me to be able to continue succeeding at my first goal. WinkIt helps us accomplish all of these objectives.”

In addition to the two films currently on WinkItNow.com, Trost Moving Pictures and WinkIt are working on sourcing items for Trost Moving Pictures’ next two films that are set to go into production this year and the two companies couldn’t be happier to be at the forefront of what will soon be an industry standard for filmmakers and audiences alike.

About WinkIt: Watch it, Want it, WinkIt! The tagline says it all – it is that easy. Partnering with the entertainment industry and brands, WinkIt embraces the power of technology to connect consumers to brands and entertainment with an easy to use, one-stop online shopping experience. WinkIt connects people to products they see (anywhere) and want (right now). Love to watch movies and TV? Love to shop? Love fashion and apparel? (so do we!). Imagine, watching a film or TV series and seeing the cute dress, the restaurant location, the handbag, the mantel clock…ANYTHING. With WinkIt, now you can shop by scene, and buy what you just saw. WinkIt is the next generation of shopping and brand awareness…Watch it, Want it, WinkIt. Tell us what you love from movies and television - www.winkitnow.com – if it is not on our site, we’ll find it for you!

About Trost Moving Pictures: TMP Studios is an independent film production company based in Tulsa, OK. They have three award winning films including, Find Me, A Christmas Snow, which stars Catherine Mary Stewart (The Last Starfighter), Muse Watson (Prison Break, NCIS), Anthony Tyler Quinn (No Greater Love, Boy Meets Girl), and Cameron ten Napel (Cool Dog, The Lamp), and The Lamp, which stars Jason London (Dazed and Confused), Meredith Salenger (Lake Placid), L Scott Caldwell (Lost), Sarah Brown (Days of Our Lives), Cameron ten Napel (A Christmas Snow), Muse Watson (NCIS), and Louis Gossett Jr. (An Officer and A Gentleman).

They are actively pursuing exciting projects in the entertainment industry, including their current stage adaption A Christmas Snow LIVE! in Branson, Missouri at the Starlite Theatre and their fourth feature film.

For more information on director Tracy J Trost, Trost Moving Pictures/TMP Studios and projects visit:

www.TrostMovingPictures.com
www.AChristmasSnow.com
www.TheLampMovie.com

Media Contact: Rhonda Boudreaux Publicist for Tracy J Trost and Trost Moving Pictures
Office – (913)-780-4035 • Mobile- (510)- 367-5990 or Email

One Nation, One Day

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Award Winning Director Tracy J Trost Lands Humanitarian Honor To Direct Worldwide Television Broadcast One Nation, One Day in Honduras Global Event Festival of Faith and Values on July 20, 2013

Tulsa, OK ~ Director Tracy J Trost and Trost Moving Pictures, the studio that brought you the award-winning family films Find Me, A Christmas Snow and The Lamp, is teaming up with Dominic Russo Ministries for what is shaping up to be the most ambitious outreach campaign in the world. Trost recently traveled to Honduras and was received by Honduras’ President’s Advisory and the Honduran Special Task Force to begin discussions about organizing this groundbreaking event.

A veteran in domestic and international event production, Trost will oversee the production and eighteen crews in eighteen different states of Honduras. The Festival of Faith and Values event will broadcast LIVE worldwide and enable millions across the Globe to come together through the power of television. July 20, 2013 has been declared a national holiday in Honduras to allow the people of this beautiful country to take part in this incredible event.

“An event of this magnitude is unprecedented and I am honored to be working with Dominic Russo, a visionary in the field. It is also an honor to be able to show the world the beautiful land and people of Honduras in such a positive light” states Trost.

In addition to overseeing the eighteen different production crews, Trost’s team will work to connect each of the eighteen events via large screen, in effect connecting the entire country of Honduras to each other at one time and then connecting them to the world.

Those watching the event around the world, will be able to see firsthand the of power of a united people behind a cause much bigger than any individual person. One Nation, One Day will inspire viewers with a message of hope and forgiveness that the world so desperately needs.

About Trost Moving Pictures:

TMP Studios is an independent film production company based in Tulsa, OK. They have three award winning films including, Find Me, A Christmas Snow, which stars Catherine Mary Stewart (The Last Starfighter), Muse Watson (Prison Break, NCIS), Anthony Tyler Quinn (No Greater Love, Boy Meets Girl), and Cameron ten Napel (Cool Dog, The Lamp), and The Lamp, which stars Jason London (Dazed and Confused), Meredith Salenger (Lake Placid), L Scott Caldwell (Lost), Sarah Brown (Days of Our Lives), Cameron ten Napel (A Christmas Snow), Muse Watson (NCIS), and Louis Gossett Jr. (An Officer and A Gentleman).

They are actively pursuing exciting projects in the entertainment industry, including their current stage adaption A Christmas Snow LIVE! in Branson, Missouri at the Starlite Theatre and their fourth feature film, Then and Now, based on the novel by bestselling author Jim Stovall.

For more information on director Tracy J Trost, Trost Moving Pictures/TMP Studios and projects visit:

www.TrostMovingPictures.com

www.AChristmasSnow.com

www.TheLampMovie.com

Media Contact:

Rhonda Boudreaux - Publicist for Tracy J Trost and Trost Moving Pictures

O – (913)-780-4035 • Mobile- (510)- 367-5990 • RhondaB@TrostMovingPictures.com

The Lamp – Best Feature Nominee at IFFF

Monday, February 13th, 2012

Award-Winning Director Tracy J Trost and Bestselling Author Jim Stovall Awards Momentum Continues To Build The Lamp Nominated for Best Feature Drama

Tulsa, OK~ Trost Moving Pictures’ awards momentum continues to build! The Lamp was recently named Best Feature Drama at the Trail Dance Film Festival, a prestigious and sought-after honor by filmmakers. It received two more key awards for Best of Festival and Best Actor for Cameron ten Napel.

Right on the heels of the Trail Dance Film Festival wins, this critically-acclaimed film has been chosen as a nominee for Best Feature Drama by the International Family Film Festival committee. Two of the most promising duos in writing, directing, and producing, the teamwork between director Tracy J Trost and bestselling author Jim Stovall never disappoint their audiences. Trost and Stovall first captivated audiences with the multiple award winning film A Christmas Snow, released in 2010.

Trost believes his films go beyond their genre. “We live in a sight and sound generation. Many of our ideals and opinion are being formed by what we see on television and in the theaters. That is why it’s imperative for this generation of filmmakers to create excellent, entertaining, and inspiring content.  Every story has a message and every viewer is soaking in that message.  What message are we giving them?  In the case of The Lamp there is a message of hope.  Hope that no matter how bad things may seem in your life, there is a way out and a way to rebuild.” Director Tracy J Trost

Stovall has seen success in his bestselling books including The Ultimate Gift and his Emmy Award-winning Narrative Television Network.

“I am committed to family books and movies as they are the best channels to reach real people with enduring messages.  It’s wonderful to be engaged in an exciting industry that truly makes a difference.”  Jim Stovall, Author of The Lamp

The 17th annual International Family Film Festival will take place March 21-25 in Hollywood, California at Raleigh Studios. For more information visit www.iffilmfest.org

The Lamp is one of the 14 films nominated for Best Feature Drama.

About Trost Moving Pictures: TMP Studios is an independent film production company based in Tulsa, OK. They have three award winning films including, Find Me, A Christmas Snow, which stars Catherine Mary Stewart (The Last Starfighter), Muse Watson (Prison Break, NCIS), Anthony Tyler Quinn (No Greater Love, Boy Meets Girl), and Cameron ten Napel (Cool Dog, The Lamp), and The Lamp, which stars Jason London (Dazed and Confused), Meredith Salenger (Lake Placid), L Scott Caldwell (Lost), Sarah Brown (Days of Our Lives), Cameron ten Napel (A Christmas Snow), Muse Watson (NCIS), and Louis Gossett Jr. (An Officer and A Gentleman).

They are actively pursuing exciting projects in the entertainment industry, including their current stage adaption A Christmas Snow LIVE! in Branson, Missouri at the Starlite Theatre and their fourth feature film, Then and Now, based on the novel by bestselling author Jim Stovall.

For more information on director Tracy J Trost, Trost Moving Pictures/TMP Studios and projects visit:

www.TrostMovingPictures.com

www.AChristmasSnow.com

www.TheLampMovie.com

Media Contact: Rhonda Boudreaux

Publicist for Tracy J Trost

and Trost Moving Pictures

O – (913)-780-4035

Mobile- (510)- 367-5990

RhondaB@TrostMovingPictures.com

The Lamp Wins Three Awards

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Trost Moving Pictures’ The Lamp Walks Away With Three Awards At 2012 Trail Dance Film Festival


Tulsa, OK ~ January 30, 2012 ~ Trost Moving Pictures’ film The Lamp proved to be the lucky one for director Tracy J Trost and bestselling author Jim Stovall. The Lamp walked away with Best Feature Drama honors, along with Best Actor (Cameron ten Napel) and Best of Festival at the Trail Dance Film Festival, which has been named twice to MovieMaker Magazine’s Top 25 film festivals. The combination of Stovall’s ability to write a bestselling novel and Trost’s ability to write a screenplay, then bring it to life has proven once again to be successful. The Lamp’s wins are evidence that director Tracy J Trost and author Jim Stovall are on an unimpeded road to continued recognition.

“It is always an honor to be recognized by your peers. Independent filmmaking is becoming more recognized by the industry as well as the mainstream audience. I am honored to be considered one of the leaders in this movement, and I look forward with great anticipation to what the future holds for those of us using this medium to get our message and films out to the general audience. Winning Best Feature, Best Actor (Cameron ten Napel), and Best of Festival this past weekend at the Trail Dance Film Festival is validation that films like The Lamp are viable and needed.” ~ Director Tracy J Trost.

“Being nominated is an honor enough, and then to WIN! It’s a dream come true,” states Cameron ten Napel. “I couldn’t have done it without all the wonderful people that surround me.”

“The Trail Dance Film Festival validated the quality of The Lamp movie and its message in two ways.  First, the overwhelming positive response from the audience when The Lamp was screened and, secondly, when the film received awards for Best Drama, Best Actor, and Best of Festival.” ~ Jim Stovall, Author The Lamp, Co-Executive Producer

This is the third year Trost Moving Pictures has won at the Trail Dance Film Festival. Previously they have won Best Feature Narrative for Find Me and Best of FestivalBest Feature DramaBest Actor (Muse Watson), and Best of Oklahoma Film for A Christmas Snow, an awards favorite.

About Trost Moving Pictures: TMP Studios is an independent film production company based in Tulsa, OK. They have three award-winning films including Find Me, A Christmas Snow, which stars Catherine Mary Stewart (The Last Starfighter), Muse Watson (Prison Break, NCIS), Anthony Tyler Quinn (No Greater Love, Boy Meets World) and Cameron ten Napel (Cool Dog, The Lamp), and The Lamp, which stars Jason London (Dazed & Confused), Meredith Salenger (Lake Placid), L Scott Caldwell (Lost), Sarah Brown (Days of Our Lives), Cameron ten Napel (A Christmas Snow), Muse Watson (NCIS), and Louis Gossett Jr. (An Officer and A Gentleman).

TMP Studios is actively pursuing many exciting projects in the entertainment industry, including their current stage adaption A Christmas Snow LIVE! in Branson, MO at the Starlite Theatre and their fourth feature film Then and Now based on a novel by bestselling author Jim Stovall.

For more information on director Tracy J Trost, Trost Moving Pictures/TMP Studios and films visit:

www.TrostMovingPictures.com

www.AChristmasSnow.com

www.TheLampMovie.com

Contact: Rhonda Boudreaux

Tracy J Trost

Publicist

O- (913) 780-4035

Mobile- (510) 367-5990

RhondaB@TrostMovingPictures.com

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The Lamp Earns 3 Nominees

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Trost Moving Pictures & Tracy J Trost Feature Film

THE LAMP

Earns 3 Nominees Including Best Feature Drama,

Best Director & Best Actor

Tulsa, OK ~ Known as a leader in the world of independent filmmaking for his extraordinary cinematic storytelling, award winning director Tracy J Trost has been a visionary behind Trost Moving Pictures (TMP Studios). It is that vision that continues to garner accolades.  TMP Studios is proud to announce that Trost’s 2011 feature release, THE LAMP, has been nominated for Best Director and Best Feature Drama at the prestigious Trail Dance Film Festival. Also nominated for their acting performances in THE LAMP , are renowned Academy Award-winning actor Louis Gossett, Jr. and new comer Cameron ten Napel in the Best Actor category. This is Cameron’s first nomination and second film with TMP.

Tracy J Trost, Director of The Lamp said: “It is truly an honor for me to be recognized by the selection panel at Trail Dance.  I am proud of The Lamp and all of the recognition it has received by the public and those in the industry. Making quality films that are both entertaining and inspirational is what we are all about at TMP Studios.  My hope is that events like Trail Dance open up more doors for people to see The Lamp and our other films.”

Trost won multiple awards for A Christmas Snow, one of the most acclaimed and loved films of 2010, including Best Feature Drama, Best of Festival and Best Actor (Muse Watson) and in 2010 was recognized for his first feature, Find Me, honored with Best Feature Narrative.

2012’s winners will be unveiled at the Trail Dance Film Festival January 27-28. The 6th annual awards show will be held at the Jack A. Maurer Convention Center and the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center in Duncan, OK.  For more information visit www.TrailDanceFilmFestival.com

About Trost Moving Pictures: TMP Studios is an independent film production company based in Tulsa, OK. They have three award winning films including Find Me, A Christmas Snow which stars, Catherine Mary Stewart (The Last Starfighter), Muse Watson (Prison Break, NCIS), Anthony Tyler (No Greater Love, Boy Meets World) and Cameron ten Napel (Cool Dog, The Lamp), and The Lamp which stars, Jason London (Dazed & Confused), Meredith Salenger (Lake Placid), L Scott Caldwell (Lost), Sarah Brown (Days of Our Lives), Cameron ten Napel (A Christmas Snow), Muse Watson (NCIS), and Louis Gossett, Jr. (Officer and A Gentleman).

They are actively pursuing many exciting projects in the entertainment industry, including their current stage adaption A Christmas Snow LIVE! in Branson, MO at the Starlite Theatre and their fourth feature film Then and Now based on a novel by bestselling author Jim Stovall.

Contact:

Rhonda Boudreaux (Tracy J Trost - Publicist)

Office – (913) 780-4035

rhondab@trostmovingpictures.com

Muse Watson Joins The Branson Veterans Task Force

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 25, 2011

Award Winning Actor Muse Watson

Joins The Branson Veterans Task Force

For Unveiling Ceremony In Branson, MO On November 4th

Special Guest In The 78th Veterans Day Parade November 11th

Branson, MO ~ Muse Watson, the actor best known for his role as retired NIS agent Mike Franks, played a former Marine and Vietnam Veteran on the award winning hit drama NCIS. But when it comes to courage under fire Watson knows our veterans and military are the real “stars.” On November 4th Watson will stand together with the Branson Veterans Task Force and veterans from all over the world in Branson, MO to speak at the unveiling ceremony for The Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, what has become known as The Moving Wall. Watson will also dedicate an American flag to the Branson Veterans Task Force that was flown over Afghanistan by Master Sergeant, David Kel ler USAF, in honor of our veterans.

“The men and women who served this country in our military are due our commendation and our respect,” states Watson. “We should cherish and honor the memory of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom and our way of life. I am humbled to be asked to participate in this tribute.”

Watson will speak on November 4th at 10:00 am CST (1000 hrs) followed by the unveiling of The Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall and a photo opportunity at the Welk Theatre. This is a free ceremony and is open to the public. Additionally, Watson will be riding alongside Veteran Ernie Bradley, Chairman of The Branson Veterans Task Force in the 78th Veterans Day Parade on November 11th starting at 11:00 am CST in downtown Branson.

Watson is in Branson to perform in the stage version of 2010’s favorite holiday movie, A Christmas Snow, written and directed by award-winning director Tracy J Trost.  Trost has brought the original cast together for this holiday run at The Starlite Theatre November 1st – December 30th. Along with Watson, Catherine Mary Stewart (The Last Starfighter, Weekend at Bernie’s, Night of the Comet) and Cameron ten Napel (Cool Dog, The Lamp) will reprise their movie roles for the theatre stage. During Veterans Homecoming Week (November 4th – 11th) Veterans, their spouses or a guest will receive $10.00 off an adult ticket.

For more information on A Christmas Snow LIVE and how to get your tickets visit www.aChristmasSnow.com or call 888-829-5594.

For more information on the Branson Veterans Task Force and other featured events during Veterans Homecoming Week visit: www.BransonVeteransWebsite.com

About Muse Watson:

Equally comfortable on the theater stage as he is in front of the camera, Muse Watson first gained notice with several strong performances on stage that helped pave the way for a feature film and television career. His diverse roles in Sommersby, Something to Talk About, Assassins, & Rosewood brought him mainstream recognition but it was the villainous “Ben Willis” in the trendy thriller I Know What You Did Last Summer films and From Dusk Till Dawn 2 that propelled him in the limelight as a chameleonic actor. He made equally impressionable appearances in Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me and Sundance Film-Festival award-winner Songcatcher, challenging himself by playing unique characters.

Transitioning to the small screen, Watson delivered stellar performances in several made-for-television movies including Blind Vengeance and Justice in a Small Town; and the television series, American Gothic, The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles, Matlock, The Lazarus Man, JAG, Walker Texas Ranger, Ghost Whisperer, CSI, and The Mentalist. Going on to land his most notorious TV roles as “Mike Franks” in the award winning drama NCIS and “Charles Westmoreland” in the Emmy & Golden Glo bes nominated & People’s Choice Awards – winner Prison Break. He recently finished filming The Lamp starring Jason London and a feature film with Samuel L. Jackson and Owen Wilson.  A Christmas Snow the movie released on dvd can be found in stores everywhere.  The Lamp and A Christmas Snow are both Tracy J Trost movies.

Contact: Rhonda Boudreaux

Trost Moving Pictures

Tracy J Trost

Publicist

O – 913-780-4035

M- 510-367-5990

email: RDBoudreaux1@aol.com

“The Lamp” Wins Judge’s Choice Award

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

8/25/2011

The Lamp Starring Oscar Winner Louis Gossett Jr Wins Judge’s Choice Award at New Media Film Festival

(Tulsa, OK) – Bestselling author Jim Stovall (The Ultimate Gift) and award-winning director Tracy J Trost are pleased to announce that their new inspirational film The Lamp which stars Oscar winner Louis Gossett Jr. took home the coveted Judge’s Choice award at the 2011 New Media Film Festival this last weekend in Phoenix, AZ.

The full cast of The Lamp includes Jason London (Man in the Moon, Dazed and Confused), Meredith Salenger (The Journey of Natty Gann, Lake Placid), L Scott Caldwell (Lost, The Fugitive), Sarah Brown (Bold and the Beautiful, Big Momma’s House 2), Cameron ten Napel (A Christmas Snow, Cool Dog) with Muse Watson (NCIS, Prison Break) and Academy Award winner Louis Gossett Jr. (An Officer and a Gentleman, Roots).

The film follows Stanley Walters (Jason London) a father dealing with the loss of his son and a marriage on the brink of ruin. In what seems to be the last days of their marriage, Stanley and Lisa (Meredith Salenger) are presented with an old oil lamp. Along with the lamp comes a mysterious messenger (Louis Gossett Jr) who challenges them with a statement that causes them to search the depths of their hearts for its truth. All things are possible if you Just Believe.

In addition to winning the Judge’s Choice award, director Tracy J Trost took part in several directors’ panels and inspired up-and-coming filmmakers with his workshop entitled, “Follow Your Dreams Into Filmmaking” which contained key principles from his upcoming book, Just Believe.

About Trost Moving Pictures:

Trost Moving Pictures (TMP) is an independent film production company based in Tulsa, OK. Their first two films—Find Me and A Christmas Snow—have won numerous awards at film festivals around the country, including Best Feature and Best Actor. TMP is currently turning A Christmas Snow into a live stage play that will be in Branson, Missouri this November – December at the Starlite Theatre and stars the award winning cast from the movie. www.aChristmasSnowLive.com

Their third feature film, The Lamp based on the book by bestselling author Jim Stovall (The Ultimate Gift) is currently on iTunes and VOD around the country and will be in stores this fall. The Lamp stars Jason London, Meredith Salenger, L Scott Caldwell, Sarah Brown, Cameron ten Napel with Muse Watson and Oscar winner Louis Gossett Jr. You can find out more information about TMP at: www.TrostMovingPictures.com

About Jim Stovall:

Jim Stovall is the author of 15 previous books including the best seller The Ultimate Gift which is now a major motion picture from 20th Century Fox, starring James Garner, Brian Dennehy, and Abigail Breslin.

He is among the most sought-after motivational and platform speakers anywhere. Despite failing eyesight and eventual blindness, Jim Stovall has been a national champion Olympic weightlifter, a successful investment broker, and an entrepreneur. He is the founder and president of the Narrative Television Network, which makes movies and television accessible for America’s 13 million blind and visually impaired people and their families. NTN’s program guide and samples of its broadcast and cable network programming are available at www.NarrativeTV.com.

The Narrative Television Network has received an Emmy Award and an International Film and Video Award among its many industry honors.

Contact: Rhonda Boudreaux • Trost Moving Pictures Publicist

913-780-4035 • rhondab@trostmovingpictures.com

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The Lamp: Make-A-Wish of Oklahoma

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

We are so happy to announce that Make-A-Wish of Oklahoma is doing a special charity screening of The Lamp in Tulsa. You can read the whole press release below about this great opportunity to see The Lamp and support a great cause in Tulsa, OK.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

August 11, 2011

The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Oklahoma To Hold Charity Screening Of Tracy J Trost & Author Jim Stovall’s New Film The Lamp At The Tulsa Mabee Center On September 15th, 2011

Tulsa, OK ~ Award winning director Tracy J Trost has always been passionate about assisting  charities, often leading by example. Tulsa audiences will get a chance to see Trost’s passion and his newest blockbuster movie The Lamp and at the same time help the Make A Wish Foundation of Oklahoma. This ticketed event will be hosted by Trost and Jim Stovall, author of the novel The Lamp, that inspired the film, and will raise money and awareness for this very important organization.

The film by Tracy J Trost, stars Jason London, Meredith Salenger, Tony Award-winner L. Scott Caldwell, Sarah Brown, Cameron ten Napel, with Muse Watson and Oscar winner Louis Gossett, Jr. London plays a lost and broken man fighting to keep his marriage and life together after the loss of his only child. The Lamp is available on VOD now

Watch the trailer for The Lamp here: www.TheLampMovie.com

Leading up to the screening both Trost and Stovall will be available for interviews to talk about The Lamp, the impact it’s making and why partnering with the Make A Wish Foundation of Oklahoma is so important.

Make A Wish Foundation Charity Screening, The Lamp

Mabee Center Johnston Theatre

Thursday, September 15, 2011 @ 7:00 PM

Tickets will be available online here or by calling the Hilton Box Office at the Mabee Center (918) 495-6000. Tickets may also be purchased by calling 1(800) 678-1353

Tickets are available in three packages:

VIP Package – $100

Two VIP seats

Meet the man behind the camera Tracy J Trost and author Jim Stovall

A copy of the movie & novel, and Trost’s book Just Believe

Proceeds to benefit Make A Wish Foundation of Oklahoma

Premium Package – $50

Two Premium seats

A copy of the movie & novel, and Trost’s book Just Believe

Proceeds to benefit Make A Wish Foundation of Oklahoma

General Tickets – $10 each

One General admission

Proceeds to benefit Make A Wish Foundation of Oklahoma

The Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Oklahoma serves children ages 2 ½ to 18 living throughout Oklahoma and has granted more than 1,900 wishes since its inception in 1987.  For more information about the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Oklahoma please visit: www.oklahoma.wish.org

About Trost Moving Pictures:

Trost Moving Pictures is an independent film production company based in Tulsa, OK.Their first two films Find Me and A Christmas Snowhave won numerous awards at film festivals around the country, including Best Feature and Best Actor. TMP is currently turning A Christmas Snow into a live stage play that will be in Branson, Missouri this November – December at the Starlite Theatre and stars the award winning cast from the movie.

Their third feature film, The Lamp based on the book by best-selling author Jim Stovall (The Ultimate Gift) is currently on iTunes and VOD around the country and will be in stores this fall. The Lamp stars Jason London, Meredith Salenger, L Scott Caldwell, Sarah Brown, Cameron ten Napel with Muse Watson and Oscar winner Louis Gossett Jr. You can find out more information about TMP at: www.TrostMovingPictures.com

Contact: Rhonda Boudreaux

Trost Moving Pictures

Publicist

913-780-4035

RDBoudreaux1@aol.com