(written from a Production point of view)
Born in New Rochelle, New York, Kagan worked as production assistant on the comedies The Big Hustle (1999) and Hot Club California (1999), the action thriller Gone in Sixty Seconds (2000), the comedy The Animal (2001, with Michael Papajohn), the drama Soun (2002), and the science fiction thriller The Core (2003, with Alfre Woodard, Bruce Greenwood, and Glenn Morshower).
Since 2003 he's been working in the art department as prop assistant for the action comedy Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003), the comedy remake Starsky & Hutch (2004, with Fred Williamson), the comedy sequel Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous (2005, with William Shatner and Diedrich Bader), the science fiction film Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005, with Derek Mears, Douglas Tait, and Jeff Wolfe), and Robert DeNiro's thriller The Good Shepherd (2006). Kagan worked as a set dresser on the television drama A.K.A. (2006), the comedy School for Scoundrels (2006, with Sarah Silverman), the drama Man in the Chair (2007, starring Christopher Plummer), the comedy Epic Movie (2007), and Steven Soderbegh's action sequel Ocean's Thirteen (2007).
More recently, Kagan worked as prop assistant on the comic adaptation Iron Man (2008, with Faran Tahir and Bill Smitrovich), and as set dresser on the comedy All About Steve (2009) and the drama Days of Wrath (2010, with Jeffrey Dean Morgan).