Rizi Xavier Timane Named Producer For Upcoming Feature “Real Heroes: The Rudy Story”

Rizi Xavier Timane is joining with DNA Films®, an Emmy® Award-winning film production company, to be featured as Producer in the new documentary short called “Real Heroes: The Rudy Story.”

Santa Clarita, CA. – January 10, 2017– Rizi Xavier Timane has signed as a Producer in a new documentary short film from DNA Films® titled “Real Heroes: The Rudy Story.” Five-time Emmy Award winning Director, Producer and Filmmaker Nick Nanton is gearing up to helm a documentary on the real story of Rudy Ruettiger, famously known as the inspiration for the 1993 film, Rudy. This documentary will tell Rudy’s full story along with the journey of making the movie, which truly embodies the phrase, “Never give up on anything.”

As a Producer, Rizi is invited to participate in the filming of a live, intimate interview with Rudy himself, where he explain all the different paths he took to achieve his dream and share the journey he had to take after realizing his life’s goals.

The film, tentatively titled “Real Heroes™: The Rudy Story,” begins principal photography in April 2017 in South Bend, Indiana, where The University of Notre Dame is located.

rizi-timaneMore About Rizi Xavier Timane:

Rizi Xavier Timane is a female to male Transgender singer, Actor and pre-licensed psychotherapist. His memoir “An Unspoken compromise” detailing his discovery at 8 years old that he was trans and his eventual decision to transition in his 30’s, is an amazon best-selling memoir. Rizi Xavier’s songs feature positive lyrics that encourage the LGBT community to live authentically no matter what. His music genre spans pop, EDM, and Hip Hop.

He has performed at over 40 pride festivals and LGBT events in the USA and Europe. His latest single, “Feels good to be free” featuring trans star, Miss Candis Cayne went viral on youtube earlier this year!

To learn more about Rizi Xavier Timane, please visit www.Rizitimane.com or on Twitter @RiziXTimane

About DNA Films®:

DNA Films® is led by five-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 Return to Esperanza, Visioneer: The Peter Diamandis Story, Esperanza, Mi Casa Hogar and Jacob’s Turn. Their productions have won several Emmys and together they have been awarded dozens of 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 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.


Media contacts:

Christine Enberg

Dicks + Nanton Celebrity Branding Agency

[email protected]


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