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Statement from Angel Studios CEO Neal Harmon on 2023 MOVIEGUIDE Award Nominations

Provo, UT—January 25, 2023—Updated April 12, 2023

Angel Studios – the platform empowering creators to crowdfund, create, and then distribute films and TV series globally with full creative control and backed by thousands of Angel Studios investors – has issued the following statement after being nominated for multiple 2023 MOVIEGUIDE Awards:

“Watching our creators being nominated for these prestigious Movieguide awards is such a validation of our model, in which the crowd decides what gets made. This is a testament to the great work of our creators, but it’s also a testament to the faith and investment of the fans behind them,” said Neal Harmon, CEO of Angel Studios.

Angel Studios projects have been nominated for the 2023 MOVIEGUIDE Awards in the following categories:

  • Epiphany Prize® for Most Inspiring Movie: The Chosen Season 3: Episodes 1 & 2

  • Best Movie for Families: The Chosen Season 3: Episodes 1 & 2

  • Best Television for Families: The Wingfeather Saga: Chapter 1: “Leeli & The Sea Dragon Song”

  • Grace Prize for Most Inspiring Performance for TV: Jonathan Roumie, The Chosen, Physician, Heal Yourself, Episode 3.3

The winners will be announced at the 30th Annual MOVIEGUIDE Awards ceremony on February 10, 2023 at the Avalon Theater in Hollywood and will air on UPtv on February 26, 2023.


About Angel Studios

Angel Studios is the home of stories that amplify light. Through its platform, thousands of “Angel” investors choose which titles will be created, funded, and distributed. Angel Studios allows creators and audiences to form passionate communities around their creative projects, making the story behind the story as important as the final project itself. The studios’ first projects—The Chosen and Dry Bar Comedy—have earned billions of views around the world. Learn more at