Mystic River Falls


VALIDATE FILMS produced the announcement of a NEW $30 million expansion for Silver Dollar City/Herschend Family Entertainment! John Presley directed this short film and composed the original score.

New Documentary Film Premieres at The Country Music Hall of Fame


Flamekeeper: The Michael Cleveland Story is a feature length doc produced by Validate Films and directed by John Presley. Visit for more information.

Photo Work: New Course Designed By Tiger Woods



It’s been an exciting few weeks providing video and photo work for Big Cedar Golf. We’ve had an up close look at “Payne’s Valley”, the first public golf course designed by Tiger Woods.

Time Traveler Music 



Validate Films recently produced the music and sound design for a $26 million spinning coaster at Silver Dollar City.

The background music features pop songs about "time", recreated to fit the 1880s theme of the park. 9 musicians from around the country, including Grammy winners, were involved in the recording of the music. The sound design is a surround experience that takes you on a sonic journey through a clock factory. 

New Documentary Coming Soon 


Validate Films is currently producing a feature length documentary film! 

Flamekeeper is the story of the world's greatest fiddler and his determination to overcome disability. For more info visit