Creative Director and Composer, Kenji Williams is an award winning filmmaker, music producer, theatrical show director, and classically-trained violinist. A world bridger of music, visual arts, science and unique storytelling, Williams has collaborated with international DJ John Digweed, Ken Wilber’s Integral Institute, Alex Grey, Ballet Philippines, and is bringing his solo work from big music festivals around the world such as the Smithsonian Folklife Festival (US) & Glastonbury Festival (UK), to immersive “fulldome” planetarium experiences, to events involving top government officials. His current live multimedia project, ‘BELLA GAIA’, involves collaborating with the Smithsonian Institute and the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and is funded by NASA to use the project for Earth science education for students. BELLA GAIA has toured more than sixty locations around the world, including 13 NASA events, and conferences such as The Economist magazine’s “World in 2011” conference, the 2009 Copenhagen Climate Summit, the 2010 Aspen Institute Environment Forum, and the 59th Intl. Astronautical Congress in Glasgow, Scotland. In addition to public and critical acclaim, Pioneer, Panasonic, and Sony corporations have sponsored Williams with technology to support his artistic vision. Combining unique skills in film and music, Williams has earned international film awards from the Canadian Society of Cinematographers, Sundance Film Festival and other organizations.
Collaborating with some of the most respected artists and scientists of our time, Williams is re-shaping the context and content of communication arts by pioneering new worlds of musical composition and performance, while simultaneously pushing the boundaries of film & visual communication. Respected for pushing the boundaries of audio visual art and pioneering the convergence of art and science, Kenji Williams delivers unique and out-of-this-world experiences to audiences worldwide.