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David M. Frank

President & Executive Producer

Indigo Films

Since David established the company in 1997, Indigo Films has significantly expanded its range of non-fiction genres and formats, producing popular shows such as Investigation Discovery’s highly rated series, Wives with Knives and I (Almost) Got Away With It.  Other recent productions include: Sex Sent Me to the Slammer, My Strange Criminal Addiction, as well as Unlikely Animal Friends for NatGeo WILD.  Indigo Films also produces Travel Channel’s new series called World Access and Season 3 of Bikinis & Boardwalks and Insane Coaster Wars. In addition, the company recently produced two specials for NatGeo WILD: World’s Greatest Dogs andSuper Underdogs, leading off their annual Barkfest Week 2015. 

Indigo Films is currently in production on a variety of new and returning series, including Wives with Knives, now in its 4th season on ID Network, and a new series premiering in July, 2015, The Day I Almost Died on Discovery Life.   A new untitled series forDiscovery Family is also in currently filming.

Past productions include LMN’s Campus NightmaresID’s My Strange Criminal Addiction, Restless Souls and I (Almost) Got Away With It Season 7; Unlikely Animal Friends andBusted!: Animal Smugglers forNatGeo WILD;Mega Mansions, Auction on WheelsandBikinis & Ski SlopesforTravel Channel.

David has also produced a number of projects, including42 Ways to Kill Hitler, Don’t Try This at Home, The Hunt for Lincoln’s Assassin,as well as theUSS Ronald Reaganfor theMegastructuresseries on the National Geographic Channel.  Other shows includeFull Force Naturefor the Weather Channel,Crucifixionfor History Channel, andMount St. Helens: Forecast for Disasterfor Science Channel.

Frank is an Emmy-award winning producer for the television seriesSecrets & Mysteriesfor KABC and received a CINE Golden Eagle Award for best documentary series for the A&E seriesSecrets of the Bible. Indigo Films has been included for five years in RealScreen’s Top Global 100 Production Companies. 

Prior to starting Indigo Films, Frank was an executive at Columbia Studios and a producer at KCET, the PBS station in Los Angeles. He holds a master’s degree from UCLA. Frank is a member of the International Documentary Association.  

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