Director Ian Woodward
Completion Date: February 6, 2017
THE WORLD of American opera-singer-turned-priest Jim Watson is changed forever in Ian Woodward’s 2016 film I’LL WALK WITH GOD when wife-to-be Emma reveals the cruel fate that will overwhelm both their lives and that of Jim’s daughter, Holly. The film has been screened worldwide. Among its 30 awards have been those for Best International Musical Drama, Best Foreign Musical, Best Short Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress and Best Choir. Now, in response to requests from film audiences and directors of international festivals, SACRED! MUSIC FROM THE HEART distills five of the best-loved and most inspirational songs from “I’ll Walk with God” into one glorious, continuous stream. It allows our eyes and ears to glory in the inspirational, uplifting beauty of “Ave Maria”, “Because God Made Thee Mine”, “You’ll Never Walk Alone”, “The Lord’s Prayer” and “I’ll Walk With God”. Created, written and produced by Ian Woodward, SACRED! and I’LL WALK WITH GOD star Norman Bowman as the Rev Jim Watson, Virginia Byron as Emma Crawford and Claire Heverin as Holly Watson and feature the award-winning Encore Films Choir (Joyce Agbonson, Lara Cooper-Chadwick, Anastasia Drew, Aude Florentin, Elisa Hayrapetyan, Daria King, Francesca Moran, Georgina Roberts, Laia Martinez Rubir). Organist & Choir Vocal Coach: Natalie Anne Owen.