William VanDerKloot, Director

William VanDerKloot is an independent director and producer whose 30-year career includes short films, television documentaries and theatrical features.  

Over the years he has traveled the world producing films on a range of subjects from public sculpture to ethnic history; from southern blues to environmental science.  He has won over one hundred international film and television awards,

including twelve CINE Golden Eagles and the George Foster Peabody Award.

He created of the award-winning Little Mammoth Media® children's programs, The BIG Adventure Series®, which are licensed in over 30 countries.  VanDerKloot's projects have been distributed on such venues as PBS, Discovery, Turner Broadcasting, CNN, HBO, Showtime, domestic and international homevideo, as well as VOD and theatrical release.

Based in Atlanta, VanDerKloot is the founder and president of Magick Lantern, a full service, 22,000 square-foot post-production house that offers editorial, design, CGI, compositing, animation, and audio services, along with a fully-equipped sound stage and television production studio.  He is also the founding director of the Atlanta Film and Video Festival and he has written about filmmaking for such industry publications as American Cinematographer.

 

FILMOGRAPHY

FLYING THE SECRET SKY (Documentary - 2008)    Writer, Producer, Director

THE BIG RESCUE (Children's Program - 2006)    Writer, Producer, Director

THE BIG AUTO PLANT (Children's Program - 2001)      Writer, Producer, Director

CUMBERLAND: ISLAND IN TIME (Documentary - 2000)    Writer, Producer, Director

THE BIG CHRISTMAS TREE (Children's Program - 1999)    Writer, Producer, Director

THE BIG BOOM ( Children's Program - 1998)    Writer, Producer, Director

THE BIG AIR SHOW (Children's Program - 1998)    Writer, Producer, Director

THE BIG HOTEL (Children's Program - 1998)    Writer, Producer, Director

THE BIG TRAIN TRIP (Children's Program - 1998)    Writer, Producer, Director

THE BIG NEWSPAPER (Children's Program - 1998)    Writer, Producer, Director

THE BIG AQUARIUM (Children's Program - 1998)    Writer, Producer, Director

THE BIG RENOVATION (Children's Program - 1997)    Writer, Producer, Director

THE BIG PARK (Children's Program - 1997)    Writer, Producer, Director

THE BIG SPACE SHUTTLE (Children's Program - 1997)    Writer, Producer, Director

THE BIG SUBMARINE (Children's Program - 1996)    Writer, Producer, Director

THE BIG AIRCRAFT CARRIER (Children's Program - 1995)    Writer, Producer, Director

THE BIG ZOO (Children's Program - 1995)    Writer, Producer, Director

THE BIG PLANE TRIP (Children's Program - 1994)    Writer, Producer, Director

ENERGY: PROGRESS REVISITED (Documentary - 1990)    Writer, Producer, Director

TIME AND DREAMS (Special Venue Film - 1989)    Writer, Producer, Director

CHATTAHOOCHEE LEGACY (Museum Film - 1988)    Writer, Producer, Director

DEAD AIM (Theatrical Feature - 1987)    Producer, Director, Editor

FUNLAND (Theatrical Feature - 1986)    Producer, DP

IMPURE THOUGHTS (Theatrical Feature - 1985)    Producer, DP

WORLD OF AUDUBON (Documentary Series - 1984 - 86)    Writer, Producer, Director

PORTRAIT OF AMERICA: GEORGIA (Documentary - 1982)    Writer, Producer, Director

IRON HORSE (Documentary - 1980)    Writer, Producer, Director

IT'S A MEAN OLD WORLD (Documentary - 1978)    DP, Editor

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