Taylor, co-founder and executive producer for Agora Productions, is a primetime Emmy Award-winning filmmaker with 30 years of experience in documentaries and non-fiction television. His award-winning feature docs include JFK: A President Betrayed and The Power of the Powerless and Oleg Vidov. Oliver Stone said JFK was “brilliant” and the Hollywood Reporter called it “an excellent example of cinematic scholarship.” Noted for its contribution to human rights, Powerless was distributed to dissidents seeking non-violent change around the world and broadcast illegally into Myanmar on The Democratic Voice of Burma. Taylor’s award-winning documentary, A Quiet Revolution, was broadcast in more than 50 countries and his writing and editing on Oleg Vidov helped the film win Best Documentary at the Crystal Palace International Film Festival.
Taylor began his career working on the National Geographic Specials for which he received two primetime Emmy nominations. Later, he produced television specials about The Lord of the Rings for New Line Cinema and supervised different series for Discovery, Discovery Health and Animal Planet. Taylor’s work as an editor has also been featured on OWN, the History Channel, MS-NBC, NHK, Planet Green, Nat Geo, Al Jazeera and PBS. As a writer, Taylor is the co-winner of The Edgar Dale Award for Screenwriting and the author of How Hitler Was Made, published by Prometheus Books in 2018. He received his BA from UCLA in Theater, Film and Television.