Fueled by his desire to redeem the values of the media while educating audiences on how to use discernment in selecting their entertainment, MOVIEGUIDE Founder and Publisher Ted Baehr will be the keynote at the 4th installment of the Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series event.
Baehr digs deeply into the moral content, theology and worldviews of the movies, videos and television programs reviewed by MOVIEGUIDE. He is an engaging resource on how to teach children and adult students to be media wise, including emerging media such as Facebook and Twitter.
Come hear how Dr. Baehr has used his 40 years of research on the media and culture to create a non-profit that is the only active liaison between studio executives and the general public for issues of family entertainment and faith — and learn how you too can turn your life's purpose into a thriving organization.
Dr. Ted Baehr is Founder and Publisher of MOVIEGUIDE®: The Family Guide to Movies and Entertainment and Chairman of the Christian Film & Television Commission® ministry, as well as a noted critic, educator, lecturer, and media pundit. Dr. Baehr was president of the organization that produced The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe for CBS-TV in 1980, boasting 37 million viewers and winning an Emmy Award. He has also has produced hundreds of programs for PBS television.
Dr. Baehr is Chairman of the Christian Film & Television Commission® ministry (CFTVC), a non-profit organization dedicated to redeeming the values of the mass media of entertainment by influencing the entertainment industry and by informing and equipping the general public of the impact that the mass media has on its audiences. The CFTVC is the only active liaison between studio executives and the general public for issues of family entertainment and faith.
The tradition of this event is one which focuses on inviting leading agents of change to speak to GSEP student and community members.