Veteran Christian filmmaker Ken Curtis (1940-2011) was the Founder and President of Gateway Films/Vision Video
and Christian History Institute. Ken produced The Cross and the Switchblade,
a 1970 film starring Pat Boone as inner-city minister David Wilkerson
and Erik Estrada as gang member Nicky Cruz and specialized in featuring the
stories of early Christian pioneers such as William Tyndale and John
Wycliffe through films and videos.
Released in 2006, Ken's Reflections on Psalm 23 for People With Cancer DVD
won multiple international awards. His films have garnered more than 30
awards, including an international Emmy, ANS reported. Ken also founded Christian History magazine.