21 June 2016 – Provident Music Group/Sony Music Entertainment announces the promotion of Ben Howard to Executive Vice President of Provident Films. Howard previously served as Sr. Vice President for the film division.
“We are very proud to announce Ben Howard as Provident Films’ Executive VP,” shares Terry Hemmings, President & CEO, Provident Music Group/Sony Music Entertainment. “Ben has been a key part to the success of our film division. His pioneering spirit and patient pursuit of excellence have been the right blend of disciplinesto lead us in this still growing category. I’m pleased to announce this well-deserved promotion.”
Having worked among a variety of companies in the entertainment industry, Ben Howard has been living at the crossroads of art, commerce, and faith for 20 years. Currently overseeing Provident’s film division, Howard manages partnerships with movie partners such as The Kendrick Brothers (“War Room”), The Erwin Brothers (“Woodlawn”) and Kirk Cameron (“Unstoppable”).
About Provident Films: Provident Films, a division of Provident Music Group, develops, produces and markets faith-based films, and has been a pioneer in developing the current landscape of this business and ministry. Provident’s partnerships include The Kendrick Brothers (“War Room,” “Courageous,” “Fireproof” and “Facing the Giants”), The Erwin Brothers (“Woodlawn,” “Moms’ Night Out” and “October Baby”), and Kirk Cameron (“Unstoppable,” “Saving Christmas” and “Mercy Rule”).
Nashville-based Provident Music Group, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, has been a worldwide leader in inspiring entertainment for more than three decades. For more information, please visit www.providentfilms.org.