It took only $20,000 for three Dallas-area friends to make Beware of Christians, an inward-looking documentary about Christianity in America. The film grossed over half a million dollars. Now the filmmakers have a multimillion-dollar budget to make their first fictional work — almost all of it bankrolled by wealthy Dallas investors. Welcome to North Texas, where oil money and Christian entertainment collide. The industry is attracting outsiders too. Rick Santorum and Glenn Beck have production companies with two goals in mind: Make a bunch of believers and make a bunch of dollars.
Source: D Magazine