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Skip Ewing

Biography

An accomplished songwriter who supplied materials for a few of country’s biggest titles, Miss Ewing also produced his own information and scored several major hits through the past due ’80s. Given birth to Donald Ralph Ewing in Redlands, CA, Miss grew up inside a armed service family and relocated around frequently as a kid. He discovered nation music through Merle Haggard and Lefty Frizzell and used guitar at a age; he started writing tunes as an adolescent, and also discovered the banjo, which he performed at bluegrass celebrations. He took employment performing inside a nation show in the Busch Landscapes theme recreation area in Virginia, and following that relocated to Nashville at age group 19 to have a equivalent job on the Opryland theme recreation area. He also branched out into demonstration and commercial performing, and proved helpful at his songwriting more than enough to land an employee job using the famed Acuff-Rose music-publishing home. A few of his early compositions had been documented by famous brands George Jones, George Strait, and Charley Satisfaction, amongst others. In 1987, he arrived a offer of his very own with MCA, and documented his breakthrough record, The Coastline of Colorado, the next year. It provided him two TOP strikes in “I DON’T POSSESS Considerably to Fall” and the quantity three “Burnin’ a Gap in my own Heart,” and two extra minor strikes in “Your Storage Wins Once again” as well as the name monitor. 1989’s The Will to Appreciate produced another Best Five strike in “It’s You Once again” and a high Ten in “The Gospel Based on Luke.” 1991’s Normally failed to maintain his momentum heading, nevertheless, and he came back to songwriting as his principal career. With the close from the ’90s, his compositions have been documented by superstars like Clint Dark, Randy Travis, Collin Raye, Lorrie Morgan, Kenny Rogers, Willie Nelson, Suzy Bogguss, Gemstone Rio, and many more; he also sometimes worked being a program guitarist and produced sporadic recordings like 1997’s Until I CAME ACROSS You (for Term) and the vacation album Pursuing Yonder Star.

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Full Name Skip Ewing
Profession Composer, Singer-songwriter
Education Columbine High School
Nationality American
Music Groups The Young Americans
Music Songs The Gospel According to Luke, I Don't Have Far to Fall, It's You Again, Your Memory Wins Again, It Wasn't His Child, Burnin' a Hole in My Heart, The Coast of Colorado, If a Man Could Live on Love Alone, Until I Found You, Answer to My Prayer, Christmas Carol, Rebecca Lynn, Mary Go Round, A Healin' Fire, Following Yonder Star, Homegrown Love, Sliver of the Moon, Losing You Is New to Me, Autumn's Not That Cold, I Got a Job to Do, A Lighter Shade of Blue, Half Life of a Heart, Don't Mind If I Do, I'm Your Man, The Will to Love, Please Don't Leave Me Now, Indian Elephant Tea, It Never Would'Ve Worked Out, I Trust You, Some Fools, The Dotted Line, Mrs. Santa Claus
Albums The Coast of Colorado, Until I Found You, Following Yonder Star, The Will to Love, Healin' Fire, Indian Elephant Tea with the Big Kidz Band, Naturally, Homegrown Love, Greatest Hits
Nominations Country Music Association Award for Song of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for New Male Vocalist of the Year, Academy of Country Music Award for Song of the Year, Tony Award for Best Original Score, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Broadway Musical, American Music Award for Favorite Country New Artist


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Assistant Director

Assistant Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Flintstones 1994 first assistant director
Fatal Instinct 1993 first assistant director - as Marty Ewing
Death Becomes Her 1992 first assistant director - as Marty Ewing
Man Trouble 1992 first assistant director - as Marty Ewing
Other People's Money 1991 first assistant director
One Good Cop 1991 first assistant director - as Marty Ewing
Class Action 1991 first assistant director - as Marty Ewing
Sibling Rivalry 1990 first assistant director - as Marty Ewing
Tango & Cash 1989 first assistant director - as Marty Ewing
Police Academy 6: City Under Siege 1989 first assistant director
Caddyshack II 1988 first assistant director
Who Framed Roger Rabbit 1988 first assistant director: U.S. second unit - as Marty Ewing
Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach 1988 first assistant director - as Marty Ewing
Moving 1988 first assistant director - as Marty Ewing
Summer School 1987 first assistant director - as Marty Ewing
The Christmas Gift 1986 TV Movie first assistant director - as Marty Ewing
Nobody's Fool 1986 first assistant director
Thompson's Last Run 1986 TV Movie first assistant director - as Marty Ewing
Final Jeopardy 1985 TV Movie first assistant director
Summer Rental 1985 second assistant director - as Marty Ewing
Perfect 1985 second assistant director - as Marty Ewing
The Wild Life 1984 second assistant director - as Marty Ewing
All of Me 1984 second assistant director
Mike's Murder 1984 second assistant director - as Marty Ewing
Terms of Endearment 1983 second assistant director
Flashdance 1983 second assistant director - as Marty Ewing
Fast Times at Ridgemont High 1982 second assistant director - as Marty Ewing
Some Kind of Hero 1982 second assistant director - as Marty Ewing
Continental Divide 1981 second assistant director - as Marty Ewing
The Hand 1981 second assistant director
The Love Boat 1980 TV Series second assistant director - 2 episodes
Urban Cowboy 1980 assistant director

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
It 2017 executive producer post-production
Fist Fight 2017 executive producer completed
The Accountant 2016 executive producer
Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 2015 executive producer
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For 2014 line producer
300: Rise of an Empire 2014 executive producer
Here Comes the Boom 2012 executive producer
Project X 2012 executive producer
Observe and Report 2009 executive producer - as Marty Ewing
Yes Man 2008 executive producer - as Marty Ewing
Blades of Glory 2007 executive producer - as Marty Ewing
She's the Man 2006 executive producer - as Marty Ewing
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio 2005 executive producer - as Marty Ewing
Man of the House 2005/I executive producer - as Marty Ewing
Ladder 49 2004 executive producer - as Marty Ewing
Holes 2003 executive producer
Stealing Harvard 2002 co-producer
Sweet November 2001 co-producer - as Marty Ewing
Almost Famous 2000 associate producer - as Martin P. Ewing
My Dog Skip 2000 executive producer
The Haunting 1999 associate producer

Production Manager

Production Manager

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Big Eyes 2014/I unit production manager: Los Angeles
Here Comes the Boom 2012 unit production manager
Project X 2012 production manager
Yes Man 2008 unit production manager
Blades of Glory 2007 unit production manager
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio 2005 unit production manager - as Marty Ewing
Man of the House 2005/I unit production manager
Stealing Harvard 2002 unit production manager
Sweet November 2001 unit production manager - as Marty Ewing
Almost Famous 2000 production manager - as Martin P. Ewing
My Dog Skip 2000 unit production manager
The Haunting 1999 unit production manager
The X Files 1998 unit production manager: glacier unit
Switchback 1997 unit production manager - as Marty Ewing
Face/Off 1997 unit production manager - as Marty Ewing
2 Days in the Valley 1996 unit production manager - as Marty Ewing
Jumanji 1995 unit production manager - as Marty Ewing
A Simple Twist of Fate 1994 unit production manager - as Marty Ewing

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The China Syndrome 1979 production assistant - as Marty Ewing
The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training 1977 assistant to producer - uncredited

Location Management

Location Management

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Urban Cowboy 1980 location assistant - as Marty Ewing

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2001 Christopher Award Christopher Awards Feature Films My Dog Skip (2000) · Jay Russell (director/executive producer)
· Gail Gilchriest (screenwriter)
· Mark Johnson (producer)
· John Lee Hancock (producer)
· Broderick Johnson (producer)
· Andrew A. Kosove (producer)
1984 DGA Award Directors Guild of America, USA Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures Terms of Endearment (1983) · James L. Brooks
· Austen Jewell (unit production manager plaque)
· Albert M. Shapiro (first assistant director plaque)
· Ira Marvin (unit production supervisor: New York plaque)


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