The parallels between the music business and the movie business are greater than they're ever been, and that is the focus of this episode with the cast and crew of the feature film Nobel Things.
On this episode...
DOMINIQUE SWAIN - Known for her role in the movie Lolita. Dominique has been been in several films including Face/Off and Alpha Dog.
BRETT MOSES - Writer and Co-director of Noble Things, Brett was born and raised in Southeast Texas. Well-known music artists Clay Walker, Mark Chestnut, Tracy Byrd, Tex Ritter, George Jones, Janis Joplin, and ZZ Top have also called this corner of the Lone Star state home.
DAN McMELLEN - Writer and Co-director of Noble Things, grew up in the small town of Mission, Kansas. At the age of 19, Dan began his filmmaking career writing, producing, editing and directing, “L’dor V’dor” (From Generation to Generation). A documentary that tells the story of how local Jewish family’s lives were affected by their Synagogue.
RUBEN NEUBAUER - Producer of Noble Things is a filmmaker who hails from Wiesbaden, Germany. After graduating with degrees in the Arts and in English Literature, Ruben traveled extensively throughout Europe and the United States, Morocco, Turkey, and Cuba before moving to Los Angeles in 1991 to pursue a career in film.
JASON GREENE - Songwriter and Supervising Music Producer raised in Beaumont Texas, Jason began songwriting at age 18 and signed his first professional writing deal just eight years later. His first break came in co-writing the hit song ‘Rumor Has It’, the title cut and first single from Clay Walker’s fourth Platinum selling album. The song went to No. 1 on both R&R and Billboard where it spent two weeks at the top and was also Billboard’s No.6 most played country song of 1997. The song achieved national acclaim and was awarded BMI’s prestigious Million Air Achievement award.
This episode focuses on putting together a team, getting funding, marketing, selling the vision, the importance of music in film, and more.
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