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:
FINAL RUN (Feature Version) Budget: $5M - $10M | Sci-fi ⋄ Action John Wick in space. In In the 22nd Century, a weary interstellar mercenary plans to leave the hard life behind. But when he agrees to pull off one last job, he discovers his "cargo" is not what it seems. Pursued by both sides of the law, he finds himself embroiled in a deadly gambit for survival that will ultimately decide humanity’s fate amongst the stars.
SCION Budget: $30M+ | Adventure ⋄ Fantasy When a struggling artist laments turning thirty, he’s whisked off to an ancient land of gods and monsters. There he discovers his divine birthright is the only thing standing between an abominable evil and humanity’s end. Now he faces a choice: embrace his doom-laden destiny or condemn millions to death.
Film (short) by (Sci-Fi) Writer/Director, Producer