About: Paul Kakert

Paul Kakert is a national award-winning director, editor, and producer specializing in the conception, development, production, marketing, and distribution of independent productions, including reality programming and documentaries. Owner and operator of Effective Digital Presentations, a video and multimedia production company in Iowa, since 1991, Paul has produced videos and 3D animations for broadcast, federal government, non-profit organizations, higher education, and corporate businesses throughout the United States. Recent clients include NASA, US Army and Coast Guard, and the Department of Veterans Affairs. Paul has filmed in 8 different countries including India, Kosovo, Kuwait, Afghanistan, Germany, Italy, South Korea, Japan and nearly every US state including Alaska. He is also an internationally published author on the topic of 3D animation techniques. In 2009 Paul founded Storytellers International, a non-profit organization that produces feature length documentary films on subjects from around the world. His 2010 release, Train to Nowhere: Inside an Immigrant Death Investigation, is currently available on NetFlix.

Recent Posts by Paul Kakert

Welcome to NASA training video wins award

Welcome to NASA Training Video Wins Award The “Welcome to NASA” training video EDP completed for the NASA Shared Services Center (NSSC) at the end of 2011 has been awarded a 2012 Communicator Award by the International Academy of the Visual Arts. With thousands of entries received from across the US and...
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Storytellers International Film Production

Escape From Firebase Kate The Heroic Story of a 21-Year-Old U.S. Army Special Forces Captain during the Vietnam War Vietnam, 1969: U.S. Army Special Forces Captain William Albracht, a 21-year-old Quad City native, is assigned command of Firebase Kate. The day he arrives the post comes under heavy attack. The severely outmanned and...
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Escape From Firebase Kate – Vietnam War Hero Documentary

Vietnam, 1969: 21-year-old U.S. Army Special Forces Captain William Albracht is assigned command of Firebase Kate. It is his first command. The day he arrives the post comes under heavy attack. The severely outmanned and outgunned outpost will soon be overrun. Out of options, and against all odds, he leads a...
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EDP renews GSA contract through 2018

Effective Digital Presentations (EDP) completed a successful initial 5 year term of its GSA Schedule contract in 2013 and has renewed its contract with the federal government for an additional 5 years, through 2018. “We are pleased to announce both our successful completion of our first 5 years in the...
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