Documentary by Utah Business leader featured at ETHOS Film Awards

The first film in a new documentary series that showcases the principles of renowned author Napoleon Hill has been selected as a finalist at the ETHOS Film Awards International Film Festival. The worldwide release of “The Power of Thought – Live Ready” will be Friday’s feature event in Santa Monica.

The VIP red carpet screening and panel discussion will be held at the Laemmle Monica Film Center on November 11, 2022 at 6:00 pm and is hosted by JD3TV CEO Dr. James Dentley. Film lovers can buy an all-access pass online to view “The Power of Thought – Live Ready” and more than 60 other official selections of the ETHOS Film Awards through November 15.

Melinda Boyer, who produced the award-winning film “Beyond the Secret – The Awakening”, directed “The Power of Thought – Live Ready” which is the first in a planned documentary series. The film is produced by Don Boyer, Dr. John Sachtouras, and David Ibarra, who is the largest seminar licensee of the Think and Grow Rich Principles of Success. Ibarra is an entrepreneur, author, success coach, and philanthropist based in Utah.

“We want the next generation to know more about Napoleon Hill’s work,” says executive producer David Ibarra. “These principles have changed my life and I’m ready to watch them change millions more.”

The film follows world-renowned teachers, leaders, and entrepreneurs as they use the Power of Thought to achieve success. Cast members include Don Boyer, David Ibarra, Dr. John Sachtouras, Tracy Jones (the daughter of the great Charlie “Tremendous” Jones), Bob Proctor, Sharon Lechter, Dr. Joe Vitale, John Assaraf, and Britnie Turner. “The Power of Thought – Live Ready” is edited by Joel Yeast and Isoke Agurre. 

The ETHOS Film Awards International Film Festival, which runs from November 10-13, was founded by actor/filmmaker Anabelle D. Munro to honor filmmakers who create messages that serve society and impact the world. Festival organizers select 150 projects to screen and present 20 awards for genres that are atypical of other awards – with judges looking at outstanding achievements in categories focusing on values such as courage, sustainability, tolerance, diversity and inclusion, addiction recovery, and social justice. Submissions were received by filmmakers in 27 countries.