Ketchum Labs

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The Other Shore, a documentary film of Diana Nyad's quest to cross the Straits of Florida from Cuba to Florida, produced by Ketchum Labs

Ketchum Labs was founded in 2011 by Kevin Abrams, Patrick Weir, and Maury Gallagher. Ketchum Labs is a company designed specifically to challenge the traditional ways content is produced and distributed by leveraging today’s advancements in digital filmmaking and applied technologies. Whether it’s 100% brand funded long form content, digital CrowdSelling of feature films, pioneering the Education Technology revolution or reshaping one of the longest running racecar organizations in history, Ketchum Labs is transforming the traditional content and distribution model one output at a time.

Its most recent release is the documentary film The Other Shore, a film about Diana Nyad's attempt to swim across the Florida Strait between Cuba and Florida.

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Kevin Abrams is the Co-Producer of The Other Shore. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, with a master’s degree from AFI, Abrams has worked in film and television for 15 years as editor, producer, and cinematographer. His work has appeared on PBS, Discovery, MTV, ABC, VH1, and Animal Planet. He was an editor on the Emmy-nominated Whale Wars and the Oscar-nominated documentary Daughter from Danang, and co-wrote the graphic novel Vendor. His multimedia production company, Fairtrade Films, has produced films, music videos, and video games. He co-founded Ketchum Labs in 2011 with his partner, Patrick Weir.

Patrick Weir is the Co-Producer of The Other Shore. He began his career as a producer of advertising development at CNET Networks, where he and his team pioneered the first wave of Flash-based video and interactive advertising across CNET’s properties: CNET, ZDNet, GameSpot, and TechRepublic. He then joined Fox’s cable channel FUEL TV, where he produced the action sports unscripted series, Firsthand, and the studio daily show, The Daily Habit. He has since produced content for MSN, G4, NBC, Saatchi & Saatchi, Toyota, Red Bull, Mountain Dew, and Adidas. Patrick Weir and Kevin Abrams founded Ketchum Labs in 2011.

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