Nominated for 2 Oscars.
Another 25 wins & 20 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"
4 Interviews |
4 Articles |
Kenneth Lauren Burns
Did You Know?
I can look at a still photograph of building the Brooklyn Bridge and hear the workers hammering, the seagulls in the East River, the steam compressors hauling up big blocks of stone. You take an old photograph and you realize it has a past, it has a future. So what would it mean to go inside it?
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"