Allen Moore

For over 30 years Allen Moore has been active as an independent filmmaker – producing, directing, photographing, and editing his own 16mm documentary work. In addition to pursuing his film production career, Moore served as a full-time visiting faculty member of the Electronic Media and Film Department at Towson University during the fall of 2004 and spring of 2005. Since the fall of 2004, he has also served as an adjunct faculty member in the Video Department at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). Moore has served as a director of photography for several of Ken Burns ward-winning historical films shown on PBS; he has received fellowships and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Maryland State Arts Council. He has been the director of photography on many successful documentaries. Moore’s cinematography on Wild by Law helped it earn an Academy Award Nomination in the Documentary Feature category in 1992. Moore received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Cinematography for his work on the Ken Burns’ series Baseball in 1995. He received another Primetime Emmy Award nomination in August, 2000 for his cinematography work on Ric Burns’ American Experience series New York. Most recently, his cinematography on the Nebraska ETV/American Experience program Monkey Trial helped it earn a George Foster Peabody Award for 2002.