Ken Winikur

Freelance Videographer & Video Editor

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Location:Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/kenwinikur
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WINIKUR PRODUCTIONS, 2009 to present
Producer
Currently creating educational media for a variety of clients utilizing Sony EX3 camera and editing on Final Cut Pro 7.0 with Adobe After Effects, Compressor, Bit Vice, DVD Studio Pro, Toast and a variety of other software. I am the sole media provider for Clintara Research a provider of training materials for the pharmaceutical industry.

ILLINOIS HOLOCAUST MUSEUM AND EDUCATION CENTER, 2009
Producer / Director – Northern Light Productions
Produced over 20 films and 2 interactives for the new museum built in Skokie, Illinois. The core films are comprised almost entirely of Holocaust survivors, 90% of which live in the Chicago area. The opening and closing films are the signature films of the exhibit and are hi-definition productions. The closing film is narrated by Barbra Streisand.

PRIMAL FEAR, 2008
Producer / Director – Northern Light Productions
A two-hour documentary special created for the History Channel looking at fear, its purpose, and those who used it to survive deadly events.

MASSACHUSETTES GENERAL HOSPITAL, 2008
Producer / Cinematographer / Editor
Created educational training materials of live meeting for use by the psychiatric department, utilizing Hi-Def cameras and editing in Final Cut Pro with final delivery on interactive CD-ROM and DVD.

FULBRIGHT ACADEMY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 2007
Producer / Director
Created a campaign video for an international network of Fulbright Alumni.

THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES LEARNING CENTER, 2006
Producer / Director – Northern Light Productions
Created two programs for the new Learning Center at the National Archives geared towards school groups visiting the Archives.

THE SPEAR OF CHRIST, 2006
Producer / Director – Northern Light Productions
A one-hour documentary for the History Channel’s, Decoding the Past Series, this film tracks the legend of the spear that pierced the side of Christ on the cross through its two thousand year journey.

THE OHIO STATE SUPREME COURT, 2005
Associate Producer – Northern Light Productions
Created a series of five videos outlining major cases of the Ohio State Supreme Court for a new education center.

THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTE, 2004
Associate Producer – Northern Light Productions
Shown in the Castle of the Smithsonian this film outlines the holdings of all of the Smithsonian Museums.

BET HERUT: THE END OF THE BEGINNING, 2003
Filmmaker / Cinematographer
Funded in part by the US Fulbright Foundation and the Greater Philadelphia Council on the Arts, this documentary tracks the return of co-filmmaker Eran Preis to his childhood home in Israel to investigate the life and tragic death of village founder, Nachman Ariel. Currently distributed by the Cinema Guild.

PHARMASTAR, 2002 – 2004
Producer / Cinematographer / Editor
Created educational media for pharmaceutical companies focusing on neurological disorders.

SOLAR DECATHLON, POWERED BY THE SUN, 2002
Producer / Director – Greenworks TV and the Pennsylvania Public Television Network
Funded by the Department of Environmental Protection this documentary follows a team of Carnegie Mellon University students as they design and build a solar powered home to compete in the first ever Solar Decathlon in Washington DC.

FREELANCE CINEMATOGRAPHER AND AUDIO, 2000 – present
Worked on numerous productions in a freelance capacity including ABC World News Tonight, ESPN, MIT, TNT, 60 Minutes and national public broadcast documentaries.

EDUCATION
Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Master of Fine Arts in Film Production, 2000

Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts
Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, 1993

University of London, Goldsmiths College, London, England
Studied English Literature and Video Production, 1991-'92
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Videography
Video Editing