Lately-formed manufacturing firm Pfonetic, from Greg Richling and Jonathan Sheldon, slates a biopic on legendary Bob Dylan and Velvet Underground producer Tom Wilson.
Movie producers and musicians Greg Richling and Jonathan Sheldon announce the launch of their newly-formed manufacturing firm, Pfonetic. The corporate unveils a licensed biopic on influential producer Tom Wilson. The brand new mission comes on the heels of the duo’s award-winning rock documentary, “Rapid Household,” to Magnolia Footage.
Tom Wilson, an extremely influential however largely unsung producer, is thought for producing Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone,” Simon & Garfunkel’s Sounds of Silence, the primary Velvet Underground album, and recordings by John Coltrane, Frank Zappa, Solar Ra, and lots of extra.
“Pfonetic is a spot the place we will develop IP from the bottom up as we simply did for ‘Rapid Household,’ and in addition (to) subject work from the studios to supervise high-level music wants on their tasks, dealing with the artistic and enterprise facet in tandem,” says Richling, a veteran filmmaker and longtime member of the Wallflowers, the band headed by Bob Dylan’s son, Jakob.
“As Greg and I are each musicians and movie producers, we will uniquely get into the DNA of a mission as an artist-executive managing the artistic facet and enterprise as one complete,” provides Sheldon.
Different tasks in movie and tv that Pfonetic at present has in manufacturing embody “Stressed — The Bob James Story,” concerning the legendary jazz musician, with Wilco keyboardist Mikael Jorgenson directing; “Singers Evening,” a singing competitors with govt producer Jeff Gaspin; “Right here to Eternity: Collective Soul,” reflections from the ’90s rockers on their rise all through their 30-year profession; an untitled documentary on Steely Dan recording engineer Roger Nichols, a nuclear scientist turned audio wizard for Becker and Fagen, a few of the most notoriously “sonically perfectionist” artists within the business.
“Rapid Household” was directed by Denny Tedesco and serves because the follow-up to the “Wrecking Crew” documentary, which targeted on the legendary session musicians of the Sixties. “Rapid Household” focuses on the musicians who crafted the singer-songwriter sound of the early ’70s, with interviews from stars like Neil Younger, Stevie Nicks, Don Henley, Carole King, James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt, Keith Richards, David Crosby, Jackson Browne, and Phil Collins. Magnolia Distribution slated the movie for a theatrical launch in December 2023.