Gabe Reynaud Award

Manifest names its most prestigious award in honour of a pioneering Seventh-day Adventist filmmaker.

The award is the:

Gabe Reynaud Award
Recognising excellence in faithful creativity


Gabe Reynaud, an Avondale University alumnus and former Adventist Media Centre senior producer, became the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s first professionally trained director. His vision, according to brother Daniel: for the church to recognise the power of art, “not to preach so much [but] . . . to testify to [God’s] wonder and awe and mystery, and for artists to use their talents in all genres to testify to a God who is the embodiment of creativity.”