While working at Logitech, Jim Kerns was tasked with putting together a video to show the "New Logitech". Working with an assortment of pre-shot promtional footage, Jim added an interview with Logitech CEO Bracken Darrell and scripted the story. Logitech still uses the video for new hire recruitment and it has been viewed close to 20,000 times over the past three years.
Directing and Editing Your Story
Jim worked for close to two years as creative director at Pure Moxie, a branding agency. While with Pure Moxie, Jim directed and edited several commercials based on Pure Moxie research and creative. The client was a large Arizona hospital which was looking to tell their story in a unique way.
Our Documentary Filmmaking Experience Helps Us Tell Your Story
Jim Kerns produced and directed the Global Economic Documentary Series -- a two-part film series focusing on how global economic forces impact local communities. In 2004, Jim went to Bangalore, India ("Destination: Bangalore") to investigate the social impact outsourcing has had on that city. "Destination: Bangalore" has played at film festivals in the US and Europe, including the Indian-American Film Festival in New York City. It is currently part of numerous high school and university class curriculi in the U.S., Canada and Australia and dozens of library collections, including the New York Public Library and the Duke University library. The video-on-demand service, Jaman.com, named "Destination: Bangalore" one of its top films of 2007.
"Destination: Rossport, Ireland", completed in 2009, is the second film in the series. It has played several festivals and public gatherings including the 2009 Boston Film Festival as part of the festival's "Environmental Showcase" program. It is currently featured in Fandor's Powerful Transformative Documentaries series:
Jim has made several speaking appearances at universities, festivals and public libraries to accompany the screenings of both films.