Live Life Your Way!
[EPISODE] A Conversation with Rage
Join Noreen Sumpter as she mashes it up with Dale Restigini of Rage on Beyond Potential: Live Life Your Way.
Dale is a film and music video producer for artists like@NickyMinaj, @Pitbull @IceCube @GunsandRoses and many more.
He is also the producer of a hot new movie called Cracka. Noreen met Dale through his wife Kim Restigni. They’re an amazing couple who have crafted and built their business and reputation.
Tune in to learn more!
Noreen welcomes film and music video director Dale “Rage” Resteghini to discuss his career. They begin with the story of how they met through Dale’s wife, Kim. Dale shares how as a child he was a dreamer who didn’t want to be just another normal guy, which led him to pursue art as a career. Dale began writing screenplays to engage his passion for art. He tells the story of his first film Colorz of Rage and how its success convinced him to continue making films.
Noreen and Dale break down life as a music video director. Dale talks about how when he started getting your name as director shown on a video on MTV, BET, and VH1 was a major success. He compares the past with the current era of social media and how he uses his experience to mentor younger directors. Dale then recounts how he acquired the nickname “Rage” working on rock videos. He reflects on how he persevered in the competitive music video world and stresses the role consistency has played in his success.
Noreen and Dale explore how Dale avoids drugs and alcohol despite working with rappers and rock stars who use drugs on set. Dale then explains how the music industry has changed with the advance of technology and breaks down the change in commerce due to streaming. They pivot to discuss Dale’s upcoming film “Cracka”. He demonstrates how current events in the past few years inspired him to make the film to highlight racial injustice in our world.
Noreen begins with a heartwarming story about her friendship with Kim Resteghini. She and Dale then discuss the market for actors and directors with streaming companies. Dale then delves into his passion for watching films and TV series as a break from his busy schedule. Dale offers advice about how to integrate vacation time with your work schedule, how to work hard for long term success,and ends with an uplifting message for anyone starting out in the entertainment industry.