, a brand new faith-based multivalent entertainment company that will focus on media marketing, full-service management, production and the television and digital industries has officially launched with the release of Worship Anthems Inspired By A.D. The Bible Continues
(Integrity Music). The project was created by WILDFIRE7 for Mark Burnett
and Roma Downey
’s forthcoming NBC epic series, A.D. The Bible Continues
, launching this Easter 2015
. The project was conceived by WILDFIRE7 for Mark Burnett and Roma Downey’s Lightworkers Media for the epic NBC series A.D. The Bible Continues and released through Integrity Music featuring some of the biggest worship songs and artists today.
A division of Wildfire Media Group Inc., WILDFIRE7 joins music industry veteran Danny McGuffey with former advertising production executives Joe Sicurella and Adam Joseph. The new company will be based in both New York City’s Meatpacking District and Nashville, Tennessee.
WILDFIRE7 conceived the development and is the branding consultant for the 14 song Worship Anthems Inspired By A.D. The Bible Continues, which features some of Christian music’s biggest worship songs and artists. WILDFIRE7’s latest recorded version of “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)” is also featured on the album.
“We are truly excited to birth a new model in faith based entertainment management, licensing and production in the heart of the world’s entertainment capitals; New York City and Nashville, Tennessee,” remarked McGuffey. “Joe and I have had this dream for many years and to witness how fast things are coming together is amazing. Our desire is to be stewards of the gifts given us and our partners and see the world changed by amazing stories, songs and media content.” Joseph additionally, notes, “I am excited to implement my experience of music and advertising integration into this new conglomerate and I believe this radical model with help drive the future of the music and entertainment industries.”
The Best Christian Songs Ever © is the first all-digital project from WILDFIRE7 and features many of the faith based industry’s biggest hit songs at rock bottom consumer pricing (http://buzzplant.com/bcse/newyear/
). “Oceans (Where Feet May Fail)”, “God’s Not Dead” and “We Believe” are the first three songs, with “Revelation Song”, “10,000 Reasons” and “There’s Something in the Water” to be released soon. With several songs already available and new tracks added every other month, the everyday pricing of 69¢ a song is the lowest price offered on iTunes for hit songs.
This fall, WILDFIRE7 plans to release A Country Faith Christmas ©, featuring some of the biggest Country Music stars and their favorite Christmas scripture, stories and recipes through Regnery Publishing, a division of Salem Communications. Author of the original Country Faith book and renowned and award winning Billboard magazine columnist Deborah Evans Price, has partnered with WILDFIRE7 to author the new book following the success of the original, which was a No. 1 pick in People Country magazine. Accompanying the book will be the Country Faith Christmas© CD which will feature songs by Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley, Dolly Parton and many others (Word Entertainment/Warner Bros. Records). A special Cracker Barrel deluxe edition is also being produced.
Also this fall, renowned worship songwriter/artist Darlene Zschech, known for writing the iconic song “Shout to the Lord,” will release her fourth book, “Worship Changes Everything.” WILDFIRE7 will be managing all marketing, strategic development and promotion for Zschech’s recorded and publishing products. Zschech was senior worship pastor at Hillsong Church for 14 years where she produced, wrote and led worship for their album projects. She now co-pastors Hope Unlimited Church on the central coast of Australia with her husband Mark.
“I am thrilled to have Danny and Adam, who have extraordinary taste and instincts, as my partners in this new company,” remarked Sicurella. “We are viewing this as a total faith venture. Our vision is to serve the Church in New York as well as developing Artists, Producers and Brands internationally.”