Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Lord of the Rings Producer on Until You Walk the Path
Until You Walk the Path, You Don’t know Where it Goes will be hosting Don Schmeichel from Nervous World Productions on December 20 at 5 pm eastern.
Pivotal in Don’s career was his work as CFO for an international Post-Production, Animation and Visual Effects company in Toronto, Canada; Southampton, NY; Hamburg, Germany, and as Managing Director of The Posthouse Ltd., in Wellington, New Zealand (the company responsible for all Digital Intermediary work on The Lord of the Rings: Two Towers and Return of the King). He also served as Post Executive Producer on the Emmy-nominated; PBS / Sony Pictures property, It’s a Big Big World, in 2005/2006.
In late 2006, Don transitioned to a career as an independent Producer / Executive Producer, through his company: Nervous World Films Corp. At present time, Don is attached to a number of films in various stages of development and pre-production; most notably: Love Okay, Please; The Wine Cellar; Son of a Beeker; The Pride of Bismarck ; and Andrasy Street 60.
In 2009, Don acted as the Consulting Producer on Season 1 of the PBS Television series: Hannah Help Me, and in the fall of 2009, Don Produced the entire 2nd Season of the show in Virginia (Airing May 2010 on the full PBS network).
Don offers a highly competent blend of art and business. He’s as comfortable in a boardroom structuring complex finance deals; as he is in dealing with the creative elements of a film or Television series.
Tune at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/theresachaze on December 20 at 5 pm eastern to learn more about the business end of the entertainment industry. Those who wish to ask Don Schmeichel questions may call in at (347) 324-3745 or participate in the interactive chat room, which is available on the show’s page