Paul Salfen talks to DeVon Franklin, Bishop TD Jakes and Jennifer Garner about MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN. DeVon Franklin is a producer, a published author, a preacher and media personality, “Ebony Magazine” named him one of the “Top 100 Influential African Americans in America” and Beliefnet named him one ofthe “Most Influential Christians Under 40.”
Franklin serves as the President/CEO of Franklin Entertainment, a new first look production company with Sony Pictures Entertainment. His first film under the Franklin Entertainment banner, MIRACLES FROM HEAVEN is his first film under the Franklin Entertainment banner and stars Jennifer Garner and Queen Latifah. The film is slated for release on March 18th, 2016. It is one of the most touching faith-based films we’ve ever seen.
Bishop TD Jakes is a pastor to more than 30,000 every Sunday at the Potter’s House Church in Dallas with millions of worldwide followers online, via†Facebook, Twitter, Instagram He has more than 40 books in print, including the latest top seller “ Destiny” the follow up to“Instinct,” which occupied the #1 spot on the New York Times bestseller list for double digit weeks in 2014. His films have grossed $200 million plus in gross box office receipts.
Paul Salfen is a Dallas-based TV host, producer, editor, writer, and consultant who currently holds the positions of producer and co-host of Let’s Go DFW (CBS Dallas), Cinemark Online, and co-host of The ANE Show on iHeartMedia, and producer/writer for AMFM Magazine.
He has previously held the positions of co-host, writer, and producer for Sports Plus (FOX Sports Dallas and Comcast SportsNet Chicago), host and producer for the Lone Star EMMY-nominated show Inside Entertainment, the Drew Pearson Show (FOX Sports), Editorial Director and Editor-In-Chief for ENVY Publications (ENVY magazine, Replay Sports Monthly), Managing Editor and Associate Publisher of 944 magazine, Managing Editor for Flavorpill, Entertainment & Travel Editor for ScoreBoard, and Publisher of Dallas Music Guide.
He has spent the past 15 years interviewing a wide variety of the biggest and brightest stars in film and music including the likes of Tom Cruise, Hugh Jackman, Harrison Ford, Angelina Jolie, Will Smith, Willie Nelson, Ozzy Osbourne, Tiesto, and Sandra Bullock, as well as a series of sports, travel and business articles including features on luminaries like Sir Richard Branson.
Salfen is a serial entrepreneur in the media industry, having started and/or built up several outlets in every type of media. He also serves as a consultant for a wide variety of companies, even those outside of media. In addition to freelancing for top newspapers, magazines and websites, including The Dallas Morning News, Quick, La Mode, SUCCESS and New York Resident, Salfen has been a weekly guest on local TV (ABC, FOX), radio (CNN Radio) and podcast shows and is currently working on a book.