Ann Marie Smith Named Executive Producer on Upcoming Dreamer Documentary

Educator and Entrepreneur, Ann Marie Smith signs on as Executive Producer for the filming of Dreamer.

West Covina, CA – May 15, 2020– Ann Marie Smith signed on as Executive Producer in a new documentary feature film from DNA Films®. The film will focus on encouraging current and future entrepreneurs to take the leap and follow their dreams to make a change.

Throughout the film you learn about influential entrepreneurs such as Giovanni Marsico (the founder of Archangel), Dean Kamen (engineer, inventor and business man), Lisa Nichols (motivational speaker) and Peter Diamandis (the founder of the X-Prize Foundation). The documentary will explore their stories, dreams, and the paths they took to make an impact. 15-time Emmy® Award winning Director Nick Nanton will direct this documentary to tell these incredible stories.

It is the hope of Ann Marie Smith, and the other producers involved, that this film will help inspire the entrepreneurs of the future to create big dreams and persevere through any obstacle to achieve them.

Ann Marie Smith joined Nick Nanton and his Emmy® Award Winning DNA Films crew for a day of principle filming in New Hampshire in late August 2019. She was on set for Nanton’s interview with billionaire Dean Kamen, know best for inventing the Segway.

Dreamer is currently still in production and is scheduled for tentative release in the late fall of 2020.

More About Ann Marie Smith:

Passionate about creating a life of her dreams Ann Marie Smith has spent years researching the blueprints of success. She knew there was more to life than just existing. She knew that with the right tools she could learn to intentionally create a life that would matter and make a difference in the world, and with an abundance of financial resources, she could serve the needs of others as well as her own.

Ann Marie Smith is a 35-year veteran educator and entrepreneur. In 2009 she resigned her position as a school administrator to pursue her dream of becoming an entrepreneur. She is the CEO of several companies with over 600 employees. After spending over 2 decades working as a teacher and administrator, developing educational programs for her community, she learned what truly drives people and how to bring out the best in her teams. She has mastered how to connect with people in a way that brings out the best in them and teaches them how to become servant leaders that bring out the best in their teams.

Ann Marie is an award-winning professional and entrepreneur. She has landed coverage in print and broadcast outlets around the world, including the Univision, Telemundo, CBS, NBC, ABC, iHeartRadio and most recently Success Today. In addition to her extensive background in education and business, she most recently earned her California Contractors License, to pursue her goal of building custom homes for at risk members of her community. Ann Marie holds a master’s degree in human development/educational leadership and social change.

Ann Marie leverages positive psychology to assist people to focus on their best qualities and talents and then uses that to help them develop into amazing leaders. She is passionate about creating jobs for people and growing them to become leaders in her companies.

Ann Marie lives in Southern California with her husband and 3 children. In her spare time, she loves investing in real estate, reading, going to the movies, watching her 6 dogs and micro pig play, listening to music and just laughing and having fun with her friends and family. Asked what she believes is the key to her success: Meditation, prayer, gratitude, giving to others, and making everything she does fun…if it isn’t fun, she’s not doing it.

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 About DNA Films®:

DNA Films® is led by fifteen-time Emmy® Award Winning Director and Producer, Nick Nanton and Emmy® Award Winning Producer, JW Dicks. Dicks and Nanton have produced multiple award-winning films including Visioneer: The Peter Diamandis Story, Esperanza, Mi Casa Hogar and Jacob’s Turn. Their productions have won multiple Emmys and together they have been awarded more than a dozen Telly Awards for excellence in television and film production.  Combined, they have produced and directed more than 500 television episodes and dozens of films.

Dicks and Nanton’s goal is to bring amazing stories to the big screen as a means of encouraging and inspiring a new generation.



Media contact:

Ryann Kinsey

Dicks + Nanton Celebrity Branding Agency



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