Nominated for 2 Oscars.
Another 22 wins & 20 nominations.
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The Dust Bowl
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes, 2012) (producer - 2 episodes, 2012)
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes, 1994 - 2012) (producer - 3 episodes, 1994)
... (executive producer)
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes, 2011) (producer - 1 episode, 2011)
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes, 2007) (producer - 7 episodes, 2007)
(TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
(TV Series documentary) (executive producer) / (senior producer)
The Civil War
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
Book (with D. C. Ward): "Jazz: A History of America's Music"
Kenneth Lauren Burns
Did You Know?
In so many films that I've done, short-sightedness is one of the major human themes. We live for the moment. No one's willing to do the necessary rolling up the sleeves until the catastrophe happens.
Attended Ann Arbor Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
The slow zoom in or out, and/or pan right or left has been called "The Ken Burns Effect" due to his powerful use of this technique. While not developed by him, it has been included in iMovie and iPhoto by Apple Computers with the name "Ken Burns Effect"