Utilizing the Oklahoma Film Enhancement Rebate Program, “I Can Only Imagine” was directed by brothers Jon and Andrew Erwin, whose previous credits include hit films such as “October Baby”, “Moms’ Night Out”, and “Woodlawn”. Written by Jon Erwin and Brent McCorkle, this feature tells the story behind the iconic multi-platinum song of the same name which found an audience with both pop and Christian fans everywhere, selling millions of copies worldwide and reaching the top of the Billboard Top 200 singles chart. Based on the true story of lead singer Bart Millard and the band MercyMe, this film seeks to inspire audiences everywhere with its authentic portrait of faith, love and family. Starring J. Michael Finley, Dennis Quaid and Cloris Leachman, “I Can Only Imagine” was filmed entirely in Oklahoma hiring Oklahoma crew, support services and extras. Look for it out in theaters in March of 2018.
About Oklahoma Film + Music Office
Created in 1979, The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) strives to share all that Oklahoma has to offer by welcoming filmmakers and music professionals to the state and by creating a network of support to develop Oklahoma’s film and music industries. For more information about the Oklahoma Film Enhancement Rebate Program or the Oklahoma Film + Music Office please visit okfilmmusic.org.