Robert Meyer Burnett
|Robert Meyer Burnett|
Burnett at WonderCon 2015
Robert Meyer Burnett (b. May 15, 1967) is a filmmaker and DVD producer.
Burnett directed Free Enterprise and the short film The Sacred Fire. He has also edited over 10 feature films, and worked as a Star Trek consultant for Viacom Interactive and Paramount Parks' Star Trek: The Experience located at the Las Vegas Hilton. Working for NBC, Burnett wrote, edited, produced, or directed over 100 promotional clips for the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, and the 2000/2001 NBC lineup.
After joining Kurtti-Pellerin, Burnett produced extras for special edition DVDs including The Walt Disney Company's The Fantasia Anthology and Snow White, and New Line Cinema's Extended Editions of Fellowship of the Ring and The Two Towers. Burnett's own production company, Ludovico Technique LLC has worked on the DVD Special Editions for Oscar-winning The Usual Suspects, Valley Girl, Superman Returns, Spider-Man, X-Men 1.5, X2, and The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Burnett has twice been a guest of honor at the science, science fiction, and fantasy convention, CONvergence. Most recently, he edited, wrote and produced all the special features for Blu-ray release of Star Trek: The Next Generation Compete Series box set released on June 7, 2016; he also contributed to the Blu-ray of all four seasons of Star Trek: Enterprise, with season four being released on April 1, 2014.
Burnett made his feature writing/directing debut with the 1999 film Free Enterprise, starring Eric McCormack and William Shatner, which he directed, co-wrote and edited. As a motion picture producer, he co-produced Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's Agent Cody Banks and its sequel, Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London, and developed and produced the 2009 Warner Premiere and Dark Castle's The Hills Run Red. Beginning in 2010, Burnett has directed and edited five episodes of the Cinemax series Femme Fatales.
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