Walt Kraemer

Author of the text for The Wolf and Peter, Walt Kraemer has a distinguished reputation for writing and producing pieces for the ear. His body of work includes award-winning radio commercials, radio plays, narratives for television and sound design for animated short subjects and feature films.

Kraemer began as a comedy writer for CBS Television and Radio, became co-owner of Imagination, Inc. in 1971 and, the following year, established Walt Kraemer Creative Services. He has written, produced and directed national and regional radio campaigns for an impressive roster of corporate clients. Among his numerous awards are twelve Clios, the international advertising and design industry's most prestigious recognition for excellence.

Also in demand in other media, Kraemer has worked on Children's Television Workshop projects, was the sound and dialogue designer of George Lucas' animated feature "Twice Upon a Time", and has produced two commercial music libraries.

Kraemer lives in Northern California where he writes, produces, directs and performs in commercial and public service projects.

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