Episode 161

Published on:

14th Jul 2021

Tim Christian

Tim Christian is the visionary behind the film finance and production company Night Fox Entertainment. In our conversation, we talk movies, the difference between producers and executive producers, the business of film, and policies and tax incentives to support film making. Tim also shares more about his life, faith, and inspiration and the kinds of stories he wants to tell. Being first and foremost a music guy, Tim also talks about his experience working with Grammy Award winning music artist and producer Teddy Riley and reveals the artist he would chose for the soundtrack of his life.

Among Night Fox's projects are the Sundance hit "Z for Zachariah" starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Chris Pine and Margot Robbie; "Wildling" starring Bel Powley and Liv Tyler; and the CIA thriller "Against the Clock" starring Andy Garcia, Dianna Agron and Justin Bartha. In the summer of 2019 Night Fox started shooting the mystery thriller film "Stoker Hills" in Los Angeles starring horror legend Tony Todd. The film is currently being acquired by a major distributor for a release soon. Tim has several film and television projects in development including “12” which is the story of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old African-American boy killed by a Cleveland police officer in 2014 and the TV project "Good Japanese Girls."

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About the Podcast

Lives Radio Show & Podcast with Stuart Chittenden
Coming July 3 and then every Sunday at KIOS 91.5FM on Omaha's NPR affiliate, Season Three of Lives will tackle the big questions: What is a good life? Why are we here? How might we feel more connected? These and other big questions about how we live will be explored each week. Through intimate conversations, fascinating guests will share their spiritual, philosophical, artistic, and cultural approaches to exploring the wonders of our human experience. Join me as we delve into the practical and profound possibilities of living well.

While you wait for this new chapter of Lives to air, listen back to Seasons One and Two, featuring fresh voices and diverse perspectives on culture, community, business, and more. From the Midwest and beyond, fascinating guests share compelling stories spanning the fields of politics, business, media, community activism, arts and humanities, philanthropy, and more.

On air since January 2017, Lives Radio Show & Podcast initially broadcast on the community radio station Mind & Soul 101.3FM in north Omaha, housed at the Malcolm X Center, and more recently broadcast with 1st Sky Omaha.

About your host

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stuart chittenden

I believe that conversation enables us to live better and work well by building strong relationships as individuals, teams, and communities.

Driven by that belief, I founded Squishtalks to design and deliver conversation experiences and programs for small to Fortune 500 corporate clients and for a variety of non-profit organizations. I regularly speak and facilitate workshops on the principles of conversation and how their practice enlivens our potential. My belief in the profound power of conversation to awaken our humanity has led to me being selected to speak at three different TEDx events.

I am a British expatriate calling Omaha, Nebraska home since 2004. Before moving to America, I was a London-based lawyer working on major international transactions. In Omaha, as well as founding Squishtalks, I co-founded Gilbert+Chittenden with creativity expert Dan Gilbert, which is a creativity consultancy that helps individuals and organizations realize their best futures and apply design thinking processes to achieve innovative breakthroughs.

Among my community endeavors was the project: a couple of 830 mile long conversations. Inspired by John Steinbeck's Travels with Charley, in an RV I adventured for four weeks along side roads and among small towns to talk with Nebraskans. Traveling through conversations, discovering the lives, cultures and stories of people I met, the project was a long hello to Nebraska.