Ken has over 9 years of experience as a filmmaker, creative director and strategist. He is an award winning filmmaker; with his most recent films being show on PBS (You’re Looking At Me) and Virgin America InFlight Entertainment (Marine Mammal Center video.)
Ken engineered Truth Be Told to be at the intersection of creativity and making the world a better place. He’s been volunteering with an array of non-profits for most of his life. Ken’s goal is to develop communications for high impact organizations and social movements. Besides filmmaking he has followed his passion for creative development and consumer insights. His formative training was as a brand strategist and cultural anthropologist, but he quickly got frustrated handing off creative strategies for someone else to develop work around the insights he uncovered. His research and creative ideations have lead to a variety of award winning, global campaigns. These experiences have enabled him to grow his expertise at the craft of communications and documentary film. He is driven by his insatiable curiosity and has honed his interests to create stories with meaning and impact.
His talents are centered around telling meaningful and compelling stories and he has done so for clients like the Marine Mammal Center, the ASPEN Institute, MINI Cooper, Google, Microsoft, Reutlinger Center For Alzheimers, Source For Change and Lucas Arts. He as worked at a variety of creative shops like TBWA/Chiat/Day, Goodby, Silverstein, and Butler, Shine and has specialized in documentaries, ethnographies, anthropological research, distilling the information he uncovers through ethnographic studies, creating insights that fuel brand storytelling, developing creative and artistic stories and shooting and editing films that are captivating and engaging. The idea behind Truth Be Told is to take these ideas from cradle to grave to produce and seed stories that drive at the essence of an organization, cause or movement.
Ken’s experiences in the art of story have naturally segued into documentary filmmaking. With a focus on the non-profit and social responsibility sector Ken has created a variety of non-profit documentaries. He is passionate about building and has been a volunteer with Habitat For Humanity for over 15 years. A creative at heart Ken is also the founder of Crank, a sustainable design firm that engineers products from recycled innertubes and tinkers incessantly in his workshop at home. When he’s not creating he loves biking and recently completed the Vineman Ironman. He graduated from the Georgetown School of Business and attended the Oxford Business program.
Silvia is a story teller and producer with a passion for doing good. Silvia’s expertise is managing the creative process and strategic business development. She has a penchant for film production and manages the logistics and flow to ensure the film shoots run smoothly and efficiently. She has a undergrad degree in economics from Harvard and a graduate degree in law from Georgetown University.