Written by 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.