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The Bridge: Media Missionary Training

Prayer is everywhere at AMTC

Fellowship with other positive performers is a feature of AMTC

Makeup artists teach that natural is the coolest look of all

Style consultants help performers choose their performance wardrobe

A New York quality photo shoot is part of The Bridge

AMTC’s media missionary training program is called The Bridge. It is unique, because two standards are used:

1) God’s standard: ‘When the enemy comes in like a flood, the Spirit of the Lord will lift up a standard against him’ (Isaiah 59:19). Actors, models and talent for Christ are the standard He is lifting. As such, they must be spiritually prepared for the challenging field of 21st century media. On AMTC’s Bridge, they are grounded in The Word of God, lifted by godly talent consultants and surrounded by a loving fellowship of like-minded performers and families.

2) Man’s standard: ‘Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man’ (Luke 2:52). AMTC’s background as mainstream talent developers (for our first 24 years) set us up to polish performers for national-level work. Like Joseph in Egypt or Daniel in Babylon, God’s talent must learn the culture of entertainment to rise and shine for God. Teams of excellent coaches, stylists and photographers help prepare them for success.

On The Bridge, AMTC’s performers are lifted spiritually and physically, to become stars for God: to become positive role models in a world that desperately needs them. The Bridge Training Program includes:

Access to

  • A unique talent education combining spiritual and physical preparation
  • Over 250 articles, videos and photo tutorials divided into seven study modules
  • Cross training for marketability: versatility is the key to greater appeal
  • Style training: raise your image to national level
  • Daily Devotions: entertainment industry-focused
  • Regional and national casting notifications

Industry Prep at 7 AMTC Hubs: New York, L.A., Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, Denver and Seattle (Orlando is a mini-Hub)

  • Train and bond with like-minded performers: your support team is vital to long-term success
  • Curriculum is industry-current and practical
  • IGNITE Orientation: jump start your training
  • LAUNCH Training Weekend(s): talent intensive(s)
  • Full Dress Rehearsal
  • AMTC Help Desk: Call or email if you need us
  • Prayer Team for spiritual support
  • Advice Team for marketing after SHINE

Industry Photo Shoot and Styling Session at AMTC Hubs

  • The SHINE photo shoot by NY and L.A. standards: national level photos land national level work
  • International photographers and a professional style team
  • Hair, makeup and wardrobe work together to create industry-ready photos and a SHINE-ready appearance
  • Ownership of a minimum 150 images; printed promos or headshots
  • Looks include Theatrical Headshots, Commercial Headshots, Fashion, Lifestyle, Character, Beauty and Fitness (2 included in package. Extra looks are available.)
  • Photographers include:
    Glynis Carpenter
    Alex Martinez
    Kelly Williams
    Fernando Decillis
    Mike Colletta

AMTC Casting

  • AMTC now serves as a casting source for not only Christian casting directors, but also mainstream projects that we believe God’s performers should consider
  • In 2014 an official AMTC Casting website will be launched to help performers get the best opportunities and casting directors the right performers

Ongoing Support

  • Through its Hub cities, AMTC offers continuing fellowship and education to SHINE grads
  • An AMTC follow-up team assists performers with opportunities and placement decisions after SHINE

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