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Kip Konwiser '81

Kip Konwiser '81 is an award-winning producer and director in music, film and television. Credits include Miss Evers' Boys (HBO) which remains one of the most awarded movies in the history of television including a Best Picture Emmy and the NAACP Image Award; as well as On Hallowed Ground (TNT) which also won a Best Picture Emmy for his work as co-writer/producer/director with his lifetime collaborator & brother, Kern Konwiser.

Select other Konwiser Brothers' television credits include the TV series Kidnapped (NBC), Stranded (Lifetime), Fan Club (VH-1), Crossover (Showtime), Back In The Day (BET) and Kings of South Beach (CBS). Feature films include Ferngully: The Last Rainforest starring Robin Williams, Smile starring Sean Astin, Focus starring William H. Macy, Dallas 362 starring Jeff Goldblum, and Animal starring Terrence Howard.

Musical collaborations include Herbie Hancock in Living Jazz, Bob Marley in Soul Almighty, Willie Nelson in Willie, Mickey Hart of the Grateful Dead in Planet Drum/Edge of Magic, and soundtracks for Oliver Stone's Nixon and The Crow 2.

Konwiser operates a Puerto Rico production and rebate service company with over a dozen productions filmed on the island to its credit and is presently developing a similar program in Iowa where his company is producing kids & family live action and animated feature films & TV in the coming years.

Konwiser has hosted multiple Webb@Work opportunities for young alumni. He lives in Woodland Hills with his wife, Kim and their son, Jakob.
 
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