Nathan is serving as co-host for the Film Tank and tech support liaison for the conference.
George Escobar has written and directed over a dozen feature films and documentaries for the Christian market, including the Oscar-nominated Alone Yet Not Alone, (for Best Original Song) and The Isaiah 9:10 Judgment (based on the New York Times bestseller “The Harbinger” by Rabbi Jonathan Cahn). It was Amazon’s No. 1 faith DVD for over 75 weeks. Escobar’s films have been released by Sony/Provident Films, Universal Home Entertainment, Cinedigm, Capitol Christian Distribution, PureFlix, myCinema, and Amazon Prime Video.
Escobar is co-writer, a producer, and 2nd unit director of The World We Make, an upcoming feature film released in theaters Spring 2019, then distributed widely by Universal Home Entertainment, and later by a major streaming provider. Another upcoming film in 2019 is the romantic comedy, First Lady, written and directed by Nina May. Escobar served as 1st AD. Escobar will be in production Spring 2019 as a producer and UPM for The Farmer and the Belle, produced by and starring Jenn Gotzon and Jim Chandler.
Launching in 2019/20 is the Advent-Idealist Film Alliance, a joint venture that Escobar is forming with entertainment attorney, Joel Bunkowske. The alliance will finance, produce, and distribute features made with its production partners and provide training for talented film students.
Escobar's screenplay, Trapped, co-written with Ken Carpenter was 1st Runner Up for the Kairos Pro Award. His other narrative feature work includes co-writing, co-directing, and producing Come What May, which garnered several film festival awards and was distributed by Provident Films. Every Boy Needs a HERO, was released by Capitol, and won Best Score at the Pan Pacific Film Festival and was Audience Favorite Runner Up at the Christian Worldview Film Festival (CWVFF). The 1940s period film, The Screenwriters, which he executive produced, won several awards at film festivals, including Audience Favorite Runner Up at CWVFF. Escobar also directed other new documentaries for WND Films, including Blood Moons, The Rabbi Who Found Messiah, and God’s Day-Timer. He also produced, along with Joseph Farah and Joel Richardson, End Times Eyewitness and Global Jesus Revolution.
Escobar’s other feature projects in development are historical biopics: Trapped - about Holocaust survivor Anita Dittman, and Missileman - about Wallace Clauson who was America’s top secret weapon during the Cold War.
Escobar was a producing fellow at the American Film Institute Conservatory and co-founder of Advent Film Group. Previously he was Vice President of Product Development for Discovery Networks, Executive Director of AOL/Time Warner, and Vice President of Advance Products for Bell Atlantic/Tele-TV. He holds seven U.S. patents for interactive design and technologies and is a regular speaker at many film festivals, universities, workshops, and conferences. Escobar has taught filmmaking to over 3,500 students, including mentoring about 150 students, interns, and associates during the production of Advent’s feature films.