Cory Taylor Filmmaker

JFK: A President Betrayed


Narrated by Morgan Freeman and featuring Sergei Khrushchev and Viktor Sukhodrev, JFK: A President 

Betrayed uncovers new evidence 

that reveals how Kennedy boldly reversed deeply entrenched 

pro-war policy to embark on secret back-channel peace efforts with Khrushchev, Castro, and other "enemies" of the United States.

  • Limited theatrical run
  • Aired on DirecTV, NHK, Al Jazeera and Netflix  
  • Seen by over 6 million Americans

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The Hollywood Reporter

The New York Times

The LA Times

Kennedys and King

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The Power of the Powerless


Narrated by Jeremy Irons and featuring Czech President Vaclav Havel, Powerless tells the story of the dissident struggle against totalitarianism that culminated in 1989's Velvet Revolution in Prague.

  • Limited theatrical run
  • Aired in 30 countries on 10 television networks
  • Selected for screening at 20 international film festivals (filmmaker)
  • Winner of 3 film festival awards in the US and Mexico
  • Licensed by human rights organizations including the Democratic Voice of Burma

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Another Way of Seeing Things


Narrated by F. Murray Abraham and based on an essay by Dr. Daisaku Ikeda, Another Way of Seeing Things 

tells the story of 

Arnold Toynbee during 

the Greco-Turkish War 

and challenges media stereotypes.

  • Winner, Best Short Film award at the Tiburon International film festival
  • Winner of the Chris award and the Edgar Dale award for screenwriting at the Columbus International film festival

A Quiet Revolution


Narrated by Meryl Streep and featuring Nobel Peace Prize 

Laureate Wangari Maathai, 

Revolution shows examples of

positive change when local 

communities seize the 

initiative to improve society.

  • Aired in 50 countries
  • Winner of 2 film festival awards
  • Utilized by the United Nations for the campaign for sustainable development

Avalanche: The White Death (Editor)


Narrated by Peter Coyote, this National Geographic Special 

features stunning cinematography 

as it explores the worldwide

danger of avalanches.

  • Nominated for 2 primetime Emmy awards in cinematography and sound editing
  • Winner of a primetime Emmy award in sound editing

Other Work (partial list)


Documentary Editing:

  • Ultimate Hughes (Biography of UFC Welterweight Champion Matt Hughes)

  • 13 Families: Life After Columbine (An intimate look at the surviving families of the  most notorious school shooting)

  • Arctic Tale  (Natural history documentary narrated by Queen Latifah (Second Editor)

  • Boston (The definitive documentary about the Boston Marathon) (Second Editor)

Television Series Producing:

  • Mob Scene, starring Steve Schirripa (Discovery)

  • Growing up Wild, starring Jennifer Aniston and Edie Falco (Animal Planet)

  • The Lord of the Rings TV Specials for Newline Cinema featured on NAT GEO, The WB and HBO

Television Series Editing:

  • Lindsay (OWN)
  • Top Shot (History Channel) 
  • The National Geographic Specials: Search for the Submarine I-52, Storm of the Century, Don't Say Goodbye, Volcano! (NBC)
  • Greensburg (Planet Green)
  • Mystery Detectives (OWN)
  • Exposed with Deborah Norville (REELZ)
  • City in Fear (MS-NBC)