The short film documentary “Nido Qubein: A Life Of Success And Significance” produced by CelebrityFilms® and directed by multiple Emmy@ 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.”

Dr. Nido Qubein

“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
About Nick Nanton, Esq.:

Nick Nanton

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, 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.
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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.
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