Ken Furer is an experienced digital comedy producer, writer, and creative executive. At Maker Studios, Ken is currently developing original series for both digital and TV. As Supervising Producer for Maker’s hub channel Nacho Punch, Ken has overseen writing and production on sketches and series that have received millions of views and have been featured in Time, People, Good Morning America, The LA Times, The Huffington Post, Slate, Mashable, Buzzfeed, GQ, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Fast Company, AV Club, CNET, College Humor, Jezebel, Nerdist, Gizmodo, and other made-up words. Ken has produced and/or written content that aired on Disney Channel and Fusion TV as well as Verizon, Samsung, and Dish Network’s OTT services. He also won Maker’s first Innovation Award for his viral music video Baby Swag featuring Shay Carl. Previously at Maker Studios he produced videos for Snoop Dogg (Lion?), Bart Baker, and other top YouTube talent generating over 150 million total views.
Ken has created content for Funny or Die, Fox Digital, Participant Media, and Turner’s Superdeluxe. He wrote a branded video for Quiznos and Fox that was featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The Daily Beast, etc. and has developed and/or produced produced branded content for Ford, Pepsi, and Hard Rock Cafe. Ken is also the creator of The Wish List, a parody of The Black List that has been featured on Deadline.com, The Hollywood Reporter, and The Huffington Post. Previously he worked in feature film/TV development at Bona Fide Productions (Little Miss Sunshine, Nebraska, The Leftovers). Ken is still on Season One of Breaking Bad so no spoilers please.