At Fox, Burns met Jon Jashni, a film executive who shared his interest in the works of legendary Hollywood producer Irwin Allen. In 1999, the pair formed Synthesis Entertainment and began developing and producing dynamic re-interpretations of several Irwin Allen properties, including The Time Tunnel, Lost in Space, Land of the Giants and Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea.
As a writer, producer and director, Kevin Burns' name has appeared on more than 400 hours of widely praised and award-winning television series and specials. In 2003, he won the first of two Emmy Awards as executive producer of A&E Networks' groundbreaking Biography series. In 2004, George Lucas engaged Burns to produce and direct an ambitious 150-minute documentary, Empire of Dreams: the Story of the ‘Star Wars' Trilogy.
He is currently partnered with filmmaker Bryan Singer on the production of a feature-length film on the history of Superman entitled Look,Up in the Sky! to be released in June, 2006.
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