Nominated for 2 Oscars.
Another 25 wins & 21 nominations.
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The Dust Bowl
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer - 2 episodes, 2012) (producer - 2 episodes, 2012)
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer - 2 episodes, 2011) (producer - 1 episode, 2011)
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer - 9 episodes, 1994) (producer - 3 episodes, 1994 - 2010)
... (executive producer)
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer - 7 episodes, 2007) (producer - 7 episodes, 2007)
(TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
(TV Series documentary) (executive producer) / (senior producer)
The Civil War
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
Book (with D. C. Ward): "Jazz: A History of America's Music"
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Kenneth Lauren Burns
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[on the cinematic shooting of still photography] That's the DNA for everything I've done for the past thirty-five years. That attempt to look at a photograph and see time. To hear movement and sound, then search for the close-up, a tilt, a pan, a reveal. To create what the auteurs called 'mise en scene'. I wanted to be one of those auteurs when I was growing up, and abandoned it for the sheer ...
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"