About Buck

 Buck Kahler has over 30 years of filmmaking experience and is the co-owner of Nolpix Media, LLC (formerly known as Nolichucky Pictures). Buck began his career as a combat photojournalist for the U.S. Air Force and is a retired Master Sergeant. He traveled worldwide to cover newsworthy events for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, including the Panama Invasion, the Gulf War, and operations in Somalia and the Balkans. In 1996, Buck returned to Tennessee and began working at Jupiter Entertainment, editing documentary series and specials for A&E and the History Channel, including The Vatican Revealed, The Grand Tour (series), and Empires of Industry: War Planes of WWII. Some of his other credits include cinematography for two Geo Files for The National Geographic Channel, including Biography of a Corpse: The Body Farm and Anatomy of a Corpse. As an independent producer, writer, cinematographer, and editor, he created Fort Loudoun: Forsaken by God and Man for East Tennessee PBS. His documentary, The Mysterious Lost State of Franklin, aired nationwide on PBS. Buck holds a Masters of Fine Arts degree in Motion Picture and Television Producing through the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.

Nolichucky Pictures did a brilliant job making the video trailer, which I absolutely love!

– Jon Jefferson, Author, The Body Farm novels

I think that it’s brilliant. It’s a highly effective and atmospheric piece of film, which really does convey the essence of the book.

– Stephen Brumwell, Author, George Washington: Gentleman Warrior

BROADCAST CREDITS

Writer/Director/Producer:

The Vietnam War: East Tennessee (3 Episodes) – 2017, East Tennessee PBS

Fort Loudoun: Forsaken by God and Man- 2013, East Tennessee PBS

A Nuclear Family – The Manhattan Project- 2013, East Tennessee PBS

The Mysterious Lost State of Franklin- 2012, PBS

Videography:

Be More Awards: Cerebral Palsy Center- 2015, East Tennessee PBS

Tennessee Life: Dr. William Bass- 2014, East Tennessee PBS

Fort Loudoun: Forsaken by God and Man- 2013, East Tennessee PBS

The Mysterious Lost State of Franklin- 2012, PBS

Katrina: Send in the Guard- 2005, The History Channel

Secrets of the Body Farm- 2002, The National Geographic Channel

Geo Files: Anatomy of a Corpse- 2002, The National Geographic Channel

Creative Editing:

Fort Loudoun: Forsaken by God and Man- 2013, East Tennessee PBS

A Nuclear Family (4-Part Series) – 2012, East Tennessee PBS

The Mysterious Lost State of Franklin, 2012, PBS

Biography: Ian Fleming- 2004, A&E, The Biography Channel

Snapped (Pilot)- 2004, The Oxygen Network

 Warehouse Warriors– 2003, DIY

Robot Rivals- 2003, DIY

City Confidential: San Diego- 2002, A&E

The Vatican Revealed– 1999, A&E

History Undercover: The Secret Bunker- 1999, The History Channel

Empires of Industry: Warplanes of WWII- 1998, The History Channel

Empires of Industry: the Story of Oil- 1998, The History Channel

World Tour, a.k.a. History Traveler (Series)- 1996-1998, History International

                     

Consulting/Associate Producer   

Katrina: Send in the Guard– 2005, The History Channel

A Battle History of the U.S. Air Force- 2003, The History Channel

New World Vistas- 1995, WETA, Washington, DC PBS