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://www.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://www.CelebrityFilms.com