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Nina K. Noble, and her producing partner David Simon, have created some of the most groundbreaking television series in the modern age. In this episode, Nina talks about her work as a Producer, and what it takes to re-create a 1970s Times Square for her latest project HBO’s The Deuce.
About Nina K. Noble
Nina K. Noble is a freelance producer, and producing partner of David Simon’s Blown Deadline Productions. With Simon, she has produced 2 long running series and 3 miniseries for HBO- The Wire, for which she won a DGA and Peabody award as well as a BAFTA nomination, and Treme, the Emmy nominated, Peabody award winning Post- Katrina series set in New Orleans. Miniseries include The Corner, which won the 2000 Emmy for best miniseries, Generation Kill, and Show Me A Hero. Her latest project is HBO’s The Deuce, starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal which recently completed filming its first season.
Nina was previously a field Producer/ Production Manager/ 1st A.D. for the Levinson/Fontana company, working on a variety of pilots and movies for TV., including NBC’s Homicide: life on the street.
Nina began her career as an assistant director on feature films, including Basic Instinct (dir. Paul Verhoeven), Angel Heart (dir. Alan Parker), Enemies: A Love Story (dir. Paul Mazursky), and Bull Durham (dir. Ron Shelton).
On all of her productions, Nina makes community outreach and inclusion a priority, especially focusing on exposing young people to the industry.
Member, Director’s Guild of America
Founding Board Member, Maryland Film Industry Coalition
Mentor, Morgan State Univ. screenwriting and animation program Consultant, Baltimore School for the Arts Film and Visual Storytelling program
Speaker at various organizations on the subject of job skills for free lancers, creating diverse workplaces, and community inclusion.
This episode was recorded during the 2017 Produced By: New York conference, where NIna was a participant on the panel:
Scripted Series Content: From Pitch to Post
The path from idea to edit room is never an easy one, filled with obstacles and uncertainties. With its abundance of potential storytelling platforms and formats, from multi-part narrative events to traditional 22-episode seasons, the scripted series requires producers to consider more opportunities than ever before. This session brings together producers, showrunners and producing talent to share insights into their strategies for every leg of the process.
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