About City of Peace Media and City of Peace Films:
The primary focus of City of Peace Media and City of Peace Films is to provide a framework where music, films and video with "redeeming value" can be developed, produced and distributed worldwide, bringing a message of hope, love, and encouragement to this generation.
City of Peace Media is home to video award nominated and winning artists such as John Waller, who as an artist has been cumulatively streamed nearly ten million times on YouTube, and Sean Spicer, winner of Canada's GMA Covenant Award in the category ofBest Instrumental Album. The City of Peace Worship line of music has reached millions, leading to the internationally acclaimed albums Adonai and Elohim. City of Peace Films is also home to the recent theatrical release of the major motion picture, The Identical (Ray Liotta, Ashley Judd), winner of the 2014 Nashville Film Festival (one of America's oldest and more popular in the Southeast).
The label's seasoned leadership includes Founder and CEO Yochanan Marcellino, the son of legendary Motown A&R producer Jerry Marcellino (Michael Jackson, Diana Ross & The Supremes, Lionel Richie & the Commodores and Smokey Robinson). Yochanan Marcellino was the founder of FM Management, managing such artists as Kerry Livgren of Kansas ("Dust in the Wind"), Cindy Birdsong of The Supremes, Kyle Henderson of The Producers and John Waller, who has featured songs in the Fireproof, Courageous andWar Room motion pictures and soundtracks. Marcellino also founded several successful record labels over his 40-year career, including Kerygma Records/Bright Star Records,City of Peace Media and its affiliates, and most recently, Identical Production Company (The Identical motion picture). Marcellino has released over 70 major music projects worldwide through his record labels and has led key divisions of several other music companies.
Record industry veteran Don Noes serves as COO, with more than 30 years of retail marketing and music industry experience. The last two decades found Noes as SVP, Sales, and Distribution, overseeing the launch and growth of Provident /Sony Music Distribution, distributing major artists such as Jars of Clay, Michael W. Smith, Third Day, Casting Crowns and Mercy Me.
City of Peace Media and City of Peace Films includes, but is not limited to, the following list of creative services: major physical and digital distribution, record production, artist management, artist development, music publishing, song development, art direction, graphic design, website development, music video production, motion picture film production and film development. City of Peace Media also consults in the following strategic areas: marketing plan development, public relations planning, radio promotion, publicity, advertising, touring and name branding. For more information, visit