Albert J. Kallis
Albert J. Kallis

Al produced numerous foundation films. His documentary ‘The Making of Amber Waves” received the American Film Festival's Blue Ribbon Award and is included in the National Archives.

Some of his other documentaries include, Art Colonies in America: how the art colony movement shaped a uniquely American artistic aesthetic, The Incredible Dream: a history of the Hebrew University, The Family Place: about the Julia Ann Singer Center for damaged children, Winning: a documentary on the Westside Center for Independent Living, Friends Forever: the story of the Jewish Big Brothers organization, and Partners: a Rockefeller supported project documenting geo-political activists from around the world.

Albert Kallis was a member of the Art Student's League in New York City and attended the Art Center School of Los Angeles. He was also a professional illustrator and art director. Some of his clients included, Universal Pictures, 20th Century Fox, American International Pictures and Capitol Records. In addition he was one of the founders of IHOP, The International House of Pancakes.

Al is a lifetime member of Variety International. He has served on the board of The Beverly Hills Maple Center, was a founding member of the L.A. Children's Museum and was awarded a Young Musicians Foundation Humanitarian Award in 2013.