Ken Foley originally hails from the mean, green, suburbs of New Jersey. He made his first film, a class project documentary on special effects, at age 15. It caught the attention of Emmy-winning producer Harve Bennett (STAR TREK II-V, A Woman Called Golda), who encouraged Ken to pursue his goal a filmmaker.
After moving to Los Angeles he was lucky enough to be mentored by Bennett, Gale Anne Hurd (TERMINATOR, ALIENS, WALKING DEAD) and Kevin Hooks (PASSENGER 57,, Prison Break, 24). Ken worked as a cameraman in television news before joining Paramount Studios’ post production department. There he worked on such films as FOUR FEATHERS, STAR TREK: NEMESIS, CLOCKSTOPPERS and others.
While attending Loyola Marymount University’s undergraduate film program, he made the dark comedy short DOMESTIC BLISS For his senior thesis, Ken wanted to make a film in the genre that inspired him. The result was FINAL RUN, an ambitious 35mm sci-fi short that placed as a finalist at the San Diego Comic Con.
Ken's latest feature scripts include the fantasy adventure SCION, and a feature length version of his short FINAL RUN.
FINAL RUN website: www.getsloane.com
FINAL RUN (Feature Version) Budget: $5M - $10M | Sci-fi ⋄ Action In a 22nd Century controlled by mega corporations, weary interstellar mercenary Sloane plans to leave the hard life behind. But when he agrees to pull off one last job for a former “employer,” he discovers his simple cargo is much more than it seems. Now pursued by both sides of the law, he finds himself embroiled in a deadly conflict that could tilt the balance of power and ultimately decide humanity’s fate amongst the stars.
SCION Budget: $30M+ | Adventure ⋄ Fantasy On his 30th birthday, struggling artist Aaron Fisher laments his lack of professional and personal success. But when he’s transported to the land of Mythica and discovers he’s the offspring of a powerful god, his problems really begin! There, Aaron finds himself the only thing standing between an abominable evil and the lives of millions.
Film (short) by (Sci-Fi) Writer/Director, Producer