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"
5 Interviews |
4 Articles |
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.
Burns' great-great-grandfather Abraham W. Burns (1833-1911) was a private in McClanahan's Company, Virginia Horse Artillery also known as the Staunton Artillery (Confederate) during the American Civil War. He also served in Company K,52nd Virginia Infantry.
Takes a single photograph or painting, and utilizes close ups, music, voice overs and sound effects to make it seem like a lengthy action sequence.