Mr. Ken Ornstein
- University of Florida, Bachelor of Science
Ken Ornstein has worked in film and television production since 1980 (before cell phones and personal computers). He has spent the last fifteen years working as a Line Producer and Unit Production Manager for television pilots and series in both the single and multi-camera formats.
Prior to that, Ken worked as an Assistant Director on feature films, television series and commercials.
Ken has won two Emmy awards and been nominated seven times for his work on Everybody Loves Raymond. He has received two Directors Guild of America nominations for his work on the television series Ellen and the Woody Allen film Hannah And Her Sisters as well as two Producer Guild of America nominations for his work on Everybody Loves Raymond.
Among the many directors Ken has either produced for or worked as an assistant director are: Woody Allen, Mel Gibson, Barry Sonnefeld, Danny DeVito, Kathryn Bigelow, Nick Stoller, Walt Becker, Brett Ratner, Ted Wass and David Trainer.
Ken has been a visiting lecturer at University of Florida as well as Chapman University, where he has conducted production seminars and advised on student productions.
Ken is an active mentor participant in the Producers Guild of America mentoring program as well as a VIP guest lecturer their episodic job forums. Ken is a repeat VIP guest for the Directors Guild of America Women’s Steering Committee.
A partial list of credits:
Feature Films: The Ambulance, Big, Another Woman, Three Men and a Baby, September, Batteries Not Included, The Pick-Up Artist, Radio Days, F/X, Hannah and Her Sisters, The Last Dragon and The Verdict.
How To Live With Your Parents, Melissa & Joey, My Boys, Everybody Loves Raymond, Ellen, Under Suspicion, Tom, Harry And the Hendersons, The Equalizer.