Nicholas Tana - Episode 533

Steve Cooper talks with director Nicholas Tana. Nicholas is a published author, journalist, songwriter, award-winning playwright and director, musician, and actor. He got his first start in TV while working as a Production Assistant for PBS KAET Channel 8 in Tempe, Arizona while attending Arizona State University. Upon graduation, he served as an Associate Director for ESPN International before starting his own production company, Smart Media L.L.C. for which he has written, produced, and directed numerous commercials, promotional marketing videos, and IT training materials for clients like Universal Music Group, Conoco Phillips, Sempra Utility Company, and Molina Healthcare. He optioned his children’s animation concept, The Adventures of Bony Macaroni to Good Kids Entertainment where it was picked up for Distribution by Bejuba Entertainment. This past year in 2016, his first feature documentary film, Sticky: A (Self) Love Story, which is the world’s first feature documentary on masturbation, received several distribution offers before being picked up by Vision Films for worldwide distribution. His second film, Hell’s Kitty, a comedy horror based on an award winning web-series and comic book, features more horror icons than any movie in history. Hell’s Kitty has already received distribution offers from both Tomcat Films and Lonely Seal Releasing and will be making its first festival appearance at the Bram Stoker Horror Festival in England in October 2016.



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