Shooting at The Karanjuker Hydroelectric Project in Iceland.
Peter Frumkin Productions, LLC is a media production company based in Boston, MA.
We've been making non-fiction media for twenty years. We produce long-form documentaries for broadcast and shorter pieces for NGO's, government agencies, museums, hospitals, and education.
PFP's founder and principal is Peter Frumkin. He's been a producer, writer and director for thirty years. His work has been broadcast on PBS, The BBC, The Discovery Channel, the History Channel and Courtroom Television. He has explored history and culture, science and engineering, health care and environmental policy and medical ethics.
His recent work includes: AboutFace, a website that allows military Veterans to speak about their experiences with PTSD (produced for the Department of Veterans Affairs); Tobacco Roads, an investigation into tobacco smuggling in the Balkans (for The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina;) Caring For Your Parents, which follows five Rhode Island families as they face the challenges of caring for ailing elderly parents (Kirk Documentry Group/WGBH Boston); and a series of short videos about organic food production for Stonyfield, the organic yogurt maker.
Frumkin made the feature length award winning film Woody Guthrie: Ain’t Got No Home for the PBS American Masters series, and was nominated for a National Emmy for his producing work on Typhoid Mary: The Most Dangerous Woman in America, produced for PBS's NOVA series.
Frumkin maintains a vibrant practice in project development, proposal writing and script writing. He has taught at Emerson College in Boston and is a member of the Directors Guild of America and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.