Ted Passon is an award-winning filmmaker and video artist. He is a 2016 Sundance Lab Creative Summit Fellow. He is also a recipient of the Pew Foundation Individual Artist Fellowship Grant and the Garrett Scott Documentary Development Grant. Ted has written, directed, and developed over eight original children’s television series for Comcast. He has also directed and produced commercial projects for clients such as: NBC, Guinness, GAP, Oprah Winfrey Network, Urban Outfitters, Ford, Hendrick’s Gin, Sailor Jerry Rum, and others. His commercials have won both gold and silver Addy Awards.
Ted has exhibited his award winning short films in festivals and galleries around the US and abroad. He has collaborated with K-Records musician Tender Forever on live music and interactive video performances for the Whitney Museum, French Institute Alliance Francais, and the TBA Festival. Ted was a 2016 Artist in Residence at the Headlands Center for the Arts in San Francisco.
Ted has also directed videos for musical artists such as: The National, The Darkness, Kimya Dawson, Dr. Dog, Plastic Little, and others. His music video for Plastic Little’s track “Dopeness” was named “One of the Best Music Videos of the year” by both GBH.tv and “The Reel” UK.
He is a co-founder of All Ages Productions, a full service film and video production company.