This May 3 photo shows former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., speaking during the leadership forum at the National Rifle Association’s annual convention in Houston. (AP Photo/Steve Ueckert, file) by Sarah Skidmore AP Business WriterFormer U.S. Senator and GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum is bringing Christian films to the big screen.EchoLight Studios said June 24 that Santorum, known for his socially conservative views, has been named CEO of the Dallas-based Christian film production company. Santorum says he has always had an interest in shaping cultural messages and joined the company’s board a year ago. He believes EchoLight has the opportunity to transform the movie industry by tapping into the demand for high-quality films with a focus on “inspirational and uplifting” Christian messages.