One of the horses that John Wesley rides in the movie was a gift from the Fernando Henrique Cardoso, President of Brazil to President Bill Clinton. Since US presidents cannot accept personal gifts, the horse was given to the US Park Service, which in tern donated it to the Methodist Children's Home in Winston-Salem, NC
The winners of the 31st Annual Telly® Awards have been announced, and Wesley received awards in several categories: SILVER in the category of Religion & Spirituality BRONZE in the category of History & Biography BRONZE in the area of CGI/Visual Effects BRONZE in the area of Lighting This Award program is not listed on the "temporarily closed" IMDB Events list.
The "Wesley" movie trailer won the AVA Platinum Award, the highest honor from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP). This award program is not listed on the "temporarily closed" IMDB Events list.
"Wesley" was an OFFICIAL SELECTION at these film festivals: The Heart of England International Film Festival was held August 10-15, 2010 in Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, England, at the Royal Oak Hotel. The International Christian Film Festival held August 3-8, 2010 in Port Talbot, South Wales. The Gideon Film Festival was held June 3-10, 2010 in Black Mountain, NC. The Phoenix International Christian Film Festival held August 23-28, 2010 in Tempe, Arizona. The CEVMA International Film Festival held September 15-19 2010 in the historic HOTEL CASTAGNOLA, Via degli Oleandri, Milan, Italy. These festivals are not listed on the "temporarily closed" IMDB Events list.