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VanDerKloot Film & Television is an Atlanta-based creative services and media company specializing in a wide range of projects and services, from media consulting, to the creation and production of motion pictures and television documentaries, corporate presentations, broadcast commercials, children’s videos and interactive programs.
Company founder Bill VanDerKloot grew up in Chappaqua, NY and is an independent director and producer whose 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 the George Foster Peabody Award.
The company recently consulted with architects and UGA’s Grady School of Journalism for a video wall installed in the new Peyton Anderson Forum. VanDerKloot’s team also created a complete digital interactive museum exhibit of thirteen kiosks at the Special Collections Library at the University of Georgia. The team also created new content and seven video displays for the Jimmy Carter Presidential Museum and the Columbus Museum.
The company has worked on thousands of projects for such organizations as Invesco, Delta Air Lines, Cox Enterprises, Emory University, Children’s Healthcare, Porsche, McKesson, CARE USA, University of Georgia, Chick-fil-A, US Marines, Coca-Cola, Karastan, FEMA, and Mercedes-Benz, to name just a few.
Bill VanDerKloot founded of the award-winning Little Mammoth Media children’s programs, The BIG Adventure Series®, which are licensed in over 30 countries. The latest program in the series, THE BIG FREEZE is due for release in late 2015.
VanDerKloot’s projects have been distributed on such venues as PBS, Discovery, Turner Broadcasting, CNN, HBO, Showtime, as well as VOD and theatrical release. Based in Atlanta, VanDerKloot was the founder and principal of Magick Lantern Studios, a full service production facility along with a fully-equipped sound stage and television production studio. VanDerKloot’s offices are still in the Magick Lantern Studio complex in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward.
Bill VanDerKloot was the founding director of the Atlanta Film Festival and has written about filmmaking for such industry publications as American Cinematographer. He was an active board member and past president of the Georgia Production Partnership (GPP), an industry association, and he is an active board member and past Chair of the UGA Library Board of Visitors. VanDerKloot has given presentations and lectures around the country including, University of Florida, Georgia State University, New York Churchillians, University of Georgia, Coalition for Quality Children’s Programming, Kennesaw State University, and the New Orleans WWII Museum, to name a few.
As one of our clients wrote, “I’ve never worked with a more creative group in my 20+ year career.”