The field of documentary storytelling has been forever changed by the astonishing body of work produced by eminent historian and award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns. Burns has gained renown in both the fields of history and cinema for his singular ability to bring history to life through engrossing narration and moving images.
Ken Burns, a renowned documentary filmmaker known for his distinctive use of historical images, interviews, and grand tales, has produced an impressive body of work that has captivated audiences all over the world. His ground-breaking books, including as "The Civil War," "Baseball," "The Roosevelts," and "The Vietnam War," have revealed never-before-seen perspectives on crucial historical times while shedding light on the intricacies of the human experience and the long-lasting effects of historical events.
Burns has received praise from critics and numerous prizes, including multiple Emmy Award nominations and Academy Award nominations, thanks to his rigorous attention to detail and commitment to historical truth. His documentaries are instructive and emotionally engaging because to his ability to smoothly combine personal experiences with wider historical themes.
In addition to his work as a filmmaker, Ken Burns is praised for his dedication to education and his position as a public historian. His videos provide students with an engaging method to interact with and comprehend the past, and educators have welcomed them as vital tools for teaching history.
As a historian and filmmaker, Ken Burns left behind a legacy of profound awe for the human condition and unshakable commitment to saving and disseminating the tales that form our world. He continues to deepen our grasp of history, society, and the human spirit through his visually breathtaking and intensely moving documentaries, making a lasting impression on future generations..
How to hire Ken Burns for an event
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Frequently Asked Questions about booking Ken Burns to speak.
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Ken Burns's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Ken Burns for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Ken Burns, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Ken Burns. After we consult with them, we will provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the accurate Ken Burns booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Ken Burns for an event?" is a frequent question we get. The final Ken Burns booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we may show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Ken Burns charge for an event. An example fee to book Ken Burns is in the starting range of $40,000-$74,999. However, any recent popularity change would cause a price fluctuation well beyond this example. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price as well. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
There is low probability to book Ken Burns for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Ken Burns agent on your behalf if your funding is in place. By not having funding ready then it will more difficult to book Ken Burns, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Ken Burns booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Ken Burns, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Film-TV, Male, American