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Nick Nanton And CelebrityFilms Earns Emmy Nomination For Short Film “Nido Qubein: A Life Of Success And Significance”

The short film documentary “Nido Qubein: A Life Of Success And Significance” produced by CelebrityFilms® and directed by multiple [email protected] Award-winner, Nick Nanton, has earned an Emmy® Award nomination in the “Current Affairs” category.

Orlando, FL – November 21, 2014Film production company, CelebrityFilms®, is proud to announce that they have received an Emmy® Award nomination out of the Nashville/Mid South region for the short film documentary, “Nido Qubein: A Life Of Success And Significance.” 3-time Emmy® Award winning Director and Producer, Nick Nanton, was once again in the director’s chair for this film, which was nominated in the “Current Affairs” category.

“I am so thrilled and humbled that this film has received an Emmy® Award Nomination,” said Nick Nanton. “Dr. Qubein is such an inspirational figure for entrepreneurs around the world, and I am honored that I was given the chance to bring his story to the screen.”

“Nido Qubein: A Life Of Success And Significance” is the inspirational and fascinating story of accomplished business leader, dedicated philanthropist and President of High Point University, Dr. Nido Qubein. Dr. Qubein came to the United States as a teenager with limited knowledge of English and only $50 in his pocket. His inspiring life story is one filled with adversity and abundance. It is through the lens of his life accomplishments, that one appreciates his current role as an educator, philanthropist, and passionate advocate for the development of our future leaders. Dr. Qubein became the seventh president of High Point University in January 2005.  Driven by faithful courage, he continues to lead HPU through an extraordinary transformation.

In addition to his Presidential duties at High Point University, Dr. Qubein serves as advisor to some of America’s best corporate leaders sharing his extensive business acumen and entrepreneurial spirit to help their companies grow and thrive. He currently serves on the boards of BB&T Bank, Great Harvest Bread Company and La-Z Boy Corporation. He has also written a dozen books and recorded scores of audio and video learning programs. He is an active speaker and consultant addressing business and professional groups across North America.

Many talented people helped make this documentary happen. Here are the team members who helped bring the Dr. Qubein’s story to the screen: Ramy Romany, J.W. Dicks, Carlo Alberto Orecchia, Christopher Russell, Nick Nanton, Kasey Eldridge Brennan and Bobby Davidowitz.

“Nido Qubein: A Life Of Success And Significance” can be viewed in its entirety at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gbJEu898sNA&feature=youtu.be

About Nick Nanton, Esq.:

A 3-Time Emmy Award Winning Director, Producer and Filmmaker, Nick Nanton, Esq., is known as the Top Agent to Celebrity Experts® around the world for his role in developing and marketing business and professional experts, through personal branding, media, marketing and PR.

Nick serves as the CEO of The Dicks + Nanton Celebrity Branding Agency, an international branding and media agency with more than 2200 clients in 33 countries. Nick has produced large scale events and television shows with the likes of Steve Forbes, Brian Tracy, Bill Cosby, President George H.W. Bush, Jack Canfield (Creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul Series), Michael E. Gerber, Tom Hopkins and many more.

Nick is recognized as one of the top thought-leaders in the business world, speaking on major stages internationally and having co-authored 36 best-selling books, including the Wall Street Journal Best-Seller, StorySelling™.

Nick has been seen in USA Today, The Wall St. Journal, Newsweek, BusinessWeek, Inc. Magazine, The New York Times, Entrepreneur® Magazine, Forbes, FastCompany.com. and has appeared on ABC, NBC, CBS, and FOX television affiliates around the country, as well as E!, CNN, FOX News, CNBC, MSNBC and hosts his own series on the Bio! channel, Portraits of Success.

Nick is a member of the Florida Bar, a voting member of The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (Home to The GRAMMYs), a member of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Home to the EMMYs), The National Academy of Best-Selling Authors, and serves on the Innovation Board of the XPRIZE Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing about “radical breakthroughs for the benefit of humanity” through incentivized competition, best known for it’s Ansari XPRIZE which incentivized the first private space flight and was the catalyst for Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic. Nick spends his spare time serving as an Elder at Orangewood Church, working with Young Life, Downtown Credo Orlando, Entrepreneurs International and rooting for the Florida Gators with his wife Kristina and their three children, Brock, Bowen and Addison.

Learn more at http://www.NickNanton.com and http://www.CelebrityBrandingAgency.com

About CelebrityFilms™:

CelebrityFilms™ is led by Emmy® Award Winning Director and Producer, Nick Nanton and Emmy® Award Winning Producer, JW Dicks. Dicks and Nanton have produced multiple syndicated television shows and award winning documentaries focused on successful enterprise and philanthropy.  Their productions have been nominated for eight Emmys and they have been awarded 25 Telly Awards for excellence in television and film production.  Combined, they have produced and directed more than 300 television episodes and dozens of films.

Dicks and Nanton’s goal is to bring the uniqueness of entrepreneurs and their stories to the big screen as a means of encouraging a new generation of entrepreneurs and strengthening the economy.

Learn more at http://celebrityfilms.com

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Short Film “Esperanza” Wins Emmy Award For Outstanding Topical Documentary

The short film documentary “Esperanza” produced by CelebrityFilms® has earned an Emmy® Award Outstanding Topical Documentary.

Orlando, FL – December 5, 2013Film production company, CelebrityFilms®, is proud to announce that they recently received an Emmy® Award for the short film documentary, “Esperanza.” The film took home the Emmy for Outstanding Topical Documentary. Emmy® Award winning Director and Producer, Nick Nanton, was also nominated for his contributions as Director. The Emmy® Ceremony was held on November 24, 2013 in Miami, Florida (Sun Coast Region.)

“Esperanza” is the inspirational story of how the Great American Pastime of Baseball led a young ball player to his life’s mission. While playing winter ball in the Dominican Republic in 1985, Dave Valle, a Seattle Mariner’s catcher, was swarmed by young children as most young fans would do. Dave soon realized, however, that an autograph was the last thing they wanted; they wanted food. They were starving, and they weren’t the only ones. The ball park was surrounded by poverty stricken villages. After that eye opening experience Dave and his wife Vicky made a pact to return and make a difference. It was in that moment, Esperanza was born.

The film showcases Esperanza International – an organization that dedicates itself to free children and their families from poverty through initiatives that generate income, education and health, restoring self-worth and dignity to those who have lost hope. It reveals an in-depth look at Esperanza International’s incredible story and what can happen when people believe in an idea and act to make it come true.

View the trailer here: http://celebrityfilms.com/our-latest-films

Many talented people helped make this documentary happen. Here are the team members who helped bring the story of “Esperanza” to the screen:

Sound: Adam Bowen

Second Camera: Michael Cardwell

Editors: Amardeep Kaleka and Aviv Rubinstien

Director of Photography: Ramy Romany

Story Producer: Kasey Brennan

Director: Nick Nanton

Executive Producers: James Butler, Tracy Myers, Bill Gough, Rod Polston, Nick Nemeth, Cary Bryson, Luba Winter, David Wolfe, Tim Autrey, John Ledford, Nick Nanton, JW Dicks

To learn more about this film and others, please visit http://celebrityfilms.com

About CelebrityFilms®:

CelebrityFilms® is led by Emmy® Award Winning Director and Producer, Nick Nanton and Emmy® Nominated Producer, JW Dicks. Dicks and Nanton produce multiple syndicated television shows including The Brian Tracy Show, Meet the Experts, The Michael E. Gerber Show, World Fitness Elite, Consumer’s Advocate, The New American Dream and Health & Wellness Today.  Their productions have been nominated for 4 Emmys and they have been awarded 11 Telly Awards for excellence in television and film production.  Combined, they have produced and directed more than 300 television episodes and dozens of films.

Dicks and Nanton’s goal is to bring the uniqueness of entrepreneurs and their stories to the big screen as a means of encouraging a new generation of entrepreneurs and strengthening the economy.

Learn more at http://celebrityfilms.com

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CelebrityFilms Wins Emmy Award For Direction of Short Film “Mi Casa Hogar”

The short film documentary “Mi Casa Hogar” produced by CelebrityFilms® and Directed by Nick Nanton, won an Emmy® Award for Outstanding Direction.

Orlando, FL – December 4, 2013Film production company, CelebrityFilms®, is proud to announce that they have recently received an Emmy® Award for the short film documentary, “Mi Casa Hogar.” Emmy® Award winning Director and Producer, Nick Nanton, was awarded the Emmy for his contributions as Director, while the film was also nominated as an outstanding Topical Documentary. The Emmy® Ceremony was held on November 24, 2013 in Miami, Florida (Sun Coast Region.)

“Mi Casa Hogar” reveals an in-depth look at the incredible story of the Casa Hogar children’s home in Acapulco, specifically how the home is providing a nurturing environment with a focus on education in this economically disadvantaged region. Casa Hogar is a children’s home that provides care, shelter, strength, love and hope in a Christian environment for orphaned and abandoned children in Acapulco, Mexico.

The work that the orphanage is doing “is changing the lives of these kids. They are bringing in kids from the streets and providing them with not only food, shelter and education, but most importantly the love of a family environment,” said Director Nick Nanton.  “We are excited that we got to film a movie as well as renovate their library and computer center with hundreds of new books and 10 new computers,” Nanton continued.

Many talented people helped make this documentary happen. Here are the team members who helped bring the story of Casa Hogar to the screen:

Sound: Peggy Lupica and Adam Bowen

Second Camera: Michael Cardwell, Ramy Romany, Carlo Orecchia, and Parker Yates

Editors: Amardeep Kaleka and Janette Lopez

Director of Photography: Amardeep Kaleka

Field Producers: Greg Rollett and Bobby Davidowitz

Story Producer: Kasey Brennan

Director: Nick Nanton

Executive Producers: Richard and Lisa Seppala, Michael Canet, Gary Martin Hays, David Wolfe, Jeff Cook, Ralph Henderson Boyce and Gloria Taylor Boyce, Joseph Creech, Dr. Scott Schumann and Robin Schumann, Dustin Williams, Jason Cianflone, Nick Nanton, JW Dicks

Producers:

George McCranie IV, Rick A. Parkes, Dr. Jesse Chai, Tracy Myers, Rod Polston, Tad and Toni Hill, Rob Russell

To learn more about this film and others, please visit http://celebrityfilms.com

About CelebrityFilms®:

CelebrityFilms® is led by Emmy® Award Winning Director and Producer, Nick Nanton and Emmy® Nominated Producer, JW Dicks. Dicks and Nanton produce multiple syndicated television shows including The Brian Tracy Show, Meet the Experts, The Michael E. Gerber Show, World Fitness Elite, Consumer’s Advocate, The New American Dream and Health & Wellness Today.  Their productions have been nominated for 4 Emmys and they have been awarded 11 Telly Awards for excellence in television and film production.  Combined, they have produced and directed more than 300 television episodes and dozens of films.

Dicks and Nanton’s goal is to bring the uniqueness of entrepreneurs and their stories to the big screen as a means of encouraging a new generation of entrepreneurs and strengthening the economy.

Learn more at http://celebrityfilms.com

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CelebrityFilms Earns Two Emmy Nominations For Short Film “Mi Casa Hogar”

The short film documentary “Mi Casa Hogar” produced by CelebrityFilms® has earned two Emmy® Award nominations for Best Direction and Best Topical Documentary.

Orlando, FL – October 14, 2013Film production company, CelebrityFilms®, is proud to announce that they have received two Emmy® Award nominations for the short film documentary, “Mi Casa Hogar.” Emmy® Award winning Director and Producer, Nick Nanton, was once again nominated for his contributions as Director, while the film also garnered a nomination for “Best Topical Documentary.”

“Mi Casa Hogar” reveals an in-depth look at the incredible story of the Casa Hogar children’s home in Acapulco, specifically how the home is providing a nurturing environment with a focus on education in this economically disadvantaged region. Casa Hogar is a children’s home that provides care, shelter, strength, love and hope in a Christian environment for orphaned and abandoned children in Acapulco, Mexico.

The work that the orphanage is doing “is changing the lives of these kids. They are bringing in kids from the streets and providing them with not only food, shelter and education, but most importantly the love of a family environment,” said Director Nick Nanton.  “We are excited that we got to film a movie as well as renovate their library and computer center with hundreds of new books and 10 new computers,” Nanton continued.

Many talented people helped make this documentary happen. Here are the team members who helped bring the story of Casa Hogar to the screen:

Sound: Peggy Lupica and Adam Bowen

Second Camera: Michael Cardwell, Ramy Romany, Carlo Orecchia, and Parker Yates

Editors: Amardeep Kaleka and Janette Lopez

Director of Photography: Amardeep Kaleka

Field Producers: Greg Rollett and Bobby Davidowitz

Story Producer: Kasey Brennan

Director: Nick Nanton

Executive Producers: Richard and Lisa Seppala, Michael Canet, Gary Martin Hays, David Wolfe, Jeff Cook, Ralph Henderson Boyce and Gloria Taylor Boyce, Joseph Creech, Dr. Scott Schumann and Robin Schumann, Dustin Williams, Jason Cianflone, Nick Nanton, JW Dicks

Producers:

George McCranie IV, Rick A. Parkes, Dr. Jesse Chai, Tracy Myers, Rod Polston, Tad and Toni Hill, Rob Russell

To learn more about this film and others, please visit http://celebrityfilms.com

About CelebrityFilms®:

CelebrityFilms® is led by Emmy® Award Winning Director and Producer, Nick Nanton and Emmy® Nominated Producer, JW Dicks. Dicks and Nanton produce multiple syndicated television shows including The Brian Tracy Show, Meet the Experts, The Michael E. Gerber Show, World Fitness Elite, Consumer’s Advocate, The New American Dream and Health & Wellness Today.  Their productions have been nominated for 4 Emmys and they have been awarded 11 Telly Awards for excellence in television and film production.  Combined, they have produced and directed more than 300 television episodes and dozens of films.

Dicks and Nanton’s goal is to bring the uniqueness of entrepreneurs and their stories to the big screen as a means of encouraging a new generation of entrepreneurs and strengthening the economy.

Learn more at http://celebrityfilms.com

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CelebrityFilms Earns Two Emmy Nominations For Short Film “Esperanza”

The short film documentary “Esperanza” produced by CelebrityFilms® has earned two Emmy® Award nominations for Best Direction and Best Topical Documentary.

Orlando, FL – October 11, 2013Film production company, CelebrityFilms®, is proud to announce that they have received two Emmy® Award nominations for the short film documentary, “Esperanza.” Emmy® Award winning Director and Producer, Nick Nanton, was once again nominated for his contributions as Director, while the film also garnered a nomination for “Best Topical Documentary.”

“Esperanza” is the inspirational story of how the Great American Pastime of Baseball led a young ball player to his life’s mission. While playing winter ball in the Dominican Republic in 1985, Dave Valle, a Seattle Mariner’s catcher, was swarmed by young children as most young fans would do. Dave soon realized, however, that an autograph was the last thing they wanted; they wanted food. They were starving, and they weren’t the only ones. The ball park was surrounded by poverty stricken villages. After that eye opening experience Dave and his wife Vicky made a pact to return and make a difference. It was in that moment, Esperanza was born.

The film showcases Esperanza International – an organization that dedicates itself to free children and their families from poverty through initiatives that generate income, education and health, restoring self-worth and dignity to those who have lost hope. It reveals an in-depth look at Esperanza International’s incredible story and what can happen when people believe in an idea and act to make it come true.

View the trailer here: http://celebrityfilms.com/our-latest-films

Many talented people helped make this documentary happen. Here are the team members who helped bring the story of “Esperanza” to the screen:

Sound: Adam Bowen

Second Camera: Michael Cardwell

Editors: Amardeep Kaleka and Aviv Rubinstien

Director of Photography: Ramy Romany

Story Producer: Kasey Brennan

Director: Nick Nanton

Executive Producers: James Butler, Tracy Myers, Bill Gough, Rod Polston, Nick Nemeth, Cary Bryson, Luba Winter, David Wolfe, Tim Autrey, John Ledford, Nick Nanton, JW Dicks

To learn more about this film and others, please visit http://celebrityfilms.com

About CelebrityFilms®:

CelebrityFilms® is led by Emmy® Award Winning Director and Producer, Nick Nanton and Emmy® Nominated Producer, JW Dicks. Dicks and Nanton produce multiple syndicated television shows including The Brian Tracy Show, Meet the Experts, The Michael E. Gerber Show, World Fitness Elite, Consumer’s Advocate, The New American Dream and Health & Wellness Today.  Their productions have been nominated for 4 Emmys and they have been awarded 11 Telly Awards for excellence in television and film production.  Combined, they have produced and directed more than 300 television episodes and dozens of films.

Dicks and Nanton’s goal is to bring the uniqueness of entrepreneurs and their stories to the big screen as a means of encouraging a new generation of entrepreneurs and strengthening the economy.

Learn more at http://celebrityfilms.com

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Nick Nanton And CelebrityFilms Earns Emmy Nomination For Short Film “Nido Qubein: A Life Of Success And Significance”

The short film documentary “Nido Qubein: A Life Of Success And Significance” produced by CelebrityFilms® and directed by multiple [email protected] Award-winner, Nick Nanton, has earned an Emmy® Award nomination in the “Current Affairs” category. Orlando, FL – November 21, 2014 – Film […]

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Short Film “Esperanza” Wins Emmy Award For Outstanding Topical Documentary

The short film documentary “Esperanza” produced by CelebrityFilms® has earned an Emmy® Award Outstanding Topical Documentary. Orlando, FL – December 5, 2013 – Film production company, CelebrityFilms®, is proud to announce that they recently received an Emmy® Award for the short film […]

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CelebrityFilms Wins Emmy Award For Direction of Short Film “Mi Casa Hogar”

The short film documentary “Mi Casa Hogar” produced by CelebrityFilms® and Directed by Nick Nanton, won an Emmy® Award for Outstanding Direction. Orlando, FL – December 4, 2013 – Film production company, CelebrityFilms®, is proud to announce that they have recently received […]

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CelebrityFilms Earns Two Emmy Nominations For Short Film “Mi Casa Hogar”

The short film documentary “Mi Casa Hogar” produced by CelebrityFilms® has earned two Emmy® Award nominations for Best Direction and Best Topical Documentary. Orlando, FL – October 14, 2013 – Film production company, CelebrityFilms®, is proud to announce that they have received […]

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CelebrityFilms Earns Two Emmy Nominations For Short Film “Esperanza”

The short film documentary “Esperanza” produced by CelebrityFilms® has earned two Emmy® Award nominations for Best Direction and Best Topical Documentary. Orlando, FL – October 11, 2013 – Film production company, CelebrityFilms®, is proud to announce that they have received two Emmy® […]

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