Thanks for stopping by. The Doorpost Project is a community for entertainment professionals. Whether you want to compete in our film contest (relaunching in 18 to 24 months) or to be inspired by our podcast, we strive to be a useful source of information on your journey to becoming a successful entertainment entrepreneur. As one philosopher said, “we as humans are to be concerned about three qualities: the good, the true, and the beautiful.” It is said that Greek philosopher Plato himself argued powerfully in favor of the objectivity of these qualities of which touch the very heart of The Doorpost Project. We are an organization whose sole purpose is to elevate these qualities by creating content that delivers messages of hope… that ask the big questions in life… and that explores the many facets of the human condition in the world we live in.

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We believe that entertainment entrepreneurs are the visionaries of the world. We are honored to be a part of that movement. Our purpose is to inspire and come alongside of the creatives who make great content and positively impact the world. We support them by providing tools that can help hone their skills, tell their stories, and advance their careers.

The Doorpost Project exists to encourage entertainment entrepreneurs by honoring their creativity in the industry, serving them through an ever growing community of like-minded entrepreneurs, and sharing their discoveries with the world so that others may have hope.

IMG_0472Duane M. Barnhart is an award-winning director and producer of television, documentaries and narrative films. He has produced and directed projects with many talented actors including James Earl Jones, Gary Sinise, Louis Gossett Jr., and Sir Ben Kingsley to name a few. As an entertainment entrepreneur and 20+ year veteran in creative media, Duane has a wide range of experience in both the entertainment and new media industries, including spearheading the launch and marketing strategies of an independent television network. In 2006, Duane expanded his interest in the convergence of traditional media with the new media world and was asked to be one of the first of a select group of people to help Google create and launch their radio and television ad division. Soon after, he became one of the first independent producers to sign a partnership agreement with YouTube to produce content for ad sponsored channels. In 2011, Duane launched the tech-blog, Daily Disruption, which featured stories on Google News and other partner sites. Currently, Duane’s time is spent interviewing successful entertainment entrepreneurs for The Doorpost Podcast Project in between developing and/or producing a variety of projects, including 2 feature films. He also serves as a Silver Council Member and Judge for the Telly Awards.