Allen Moore, a graduate of Harvard University, has been producing, directing, photographing and editing his own documentaries for more than 40 years. His independent films include: The Shepherds of Berneray; Food On Hand; Black Water; A Sheepherder’s Homecoming; The Pursuit of Truth: 200 Years at Middlebury College; Albert Alcalay: Self Portraits and Designing with Nature: The Plan for the Valleys. Among the honors awarded to Moore are several state and federal artist fellowships and a Guggenheim Fellowship in Filmmaking in 1982.
Moore has also served as a director of photography for several of Ken Burns’ films, including The Civil War; The Congress; Thomas Jefferson; Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery; Mark Twain; Horatio’s Drive: America’s First Road Trip and The National Parks: America’s Best Idea. For his work on Baseball, Moore received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination in 1995 for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Cinematography. His cinematography on The National Parks helped it earn the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Nonfiction Series in 2010.
In addition to his work on Ken Burns’ films, Moore has been a director of photography on a number of other award-winning documentaries