David Fanning

Producer, Writer, Director

Producer, Writer, Director


David Fanning is a producer and writer, known for Frontline (1983), Frontline/World (2002) and Snitch (2013).
Awards
36 wins & 55 nominations.

Known For


Frontline
Frontline
Producer (1983-2020)
Frontline/World
Frontline/World
Producer (2002-2010)
Snitch
Snitch
Producer (2013)
The Interrupters
The Interrupters
Producer (2011)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ProducerFrontline
(TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 438 episodes, 1983 - 2020) (senior executive producer - 3 episodes, 1996 - 2001) (producer - 3 episodes, 1996 - 1999) (senior producer - 2 episodes, 1984) (executive producer at large - 1 episode, 2018) (associate producer - 1 episode, 1996) - Coronavirus Pandemic (2020) ... (executive producer) - Inside Italy's COVID War (2020) ... (executive producer) - Plastic Wars (2020) ... (executive producer) - NRA Under Fire (2020) ... (executive producer) - Amazon Empire: The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos (2020) ... (executive producer) Show all 445 episodes
ProducerThis World
(TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode) - Life in Solitary (2014) ... (executive producer: WGBH)
2014
ProducerSnitch
(executive producer)
2013/I
ProducerThe Interrupters
(Documentary) (executive producer: Frontline)
2011
ProducerGod in America
(TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes) - Soul of a Nation/Of God and Caesar (2010) ... (executive producer: Frontline) - A Nation Reborn/A New Light (2010) ... (executive producer) - A New Adam/A New Eden (2010) ... (executive producer)
2010
ProducerFrontline/World
(TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 118 episodes, 2002 - 2010) (senior producer - 31 episodes, 2002 - 2008) (coordinating producer - 12 episodes, 2005 - 2007) (senior interactive producer - 1 episode, 2010) - Leeward Islands: A Voyage of Healing (2010) ... (executive producer) - Ecuador: Dreamtown (2010) ... (executive producer) - Cameroon: Pipeline to Prosperity? (2010) ... (executive producer) - Chile: The House Pedro Built (2010) ... (executive producer) - The Carbon Hunters (2010) ... (senior interactive producer) Show all 161 episodes
ProducerThe Suicide Tourist
(Documentary) (executive producer)
2007
ProducerAmerican Experience
(TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 2 episodes) - The Mormons: Part II (2007) ... (executive producer) - The Mormons: Part I (2007) ... (executive producer)
2007
ProducerWhat's Happening to the News
(TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
2007
ProducerNow on PBS
(TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode) - Leasing the Rain/Noreena Hertz/Norman Lear/Frank Wu/Angelique Kidjo (2002) ... (executive producer: Frontline/World)
2002
ProducerShattered Dreams of Peace: The Road from Oslo
(TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
2002
ProducerSpeaking of Sex
(co-producer)
2001
ProducerMuch Ado About Something
(Documentary) (executive producer: Frontline)
2001
ProducerNova
(TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode) - Harvest of Fear (2001) ... (executive producer)
2001
ProducerHitchhiking Vietnam: Letters from the Trail
(TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
1997
ProducerThe Gulf War
(TV Series documentary) (executive producer)
1996
ProducerA Place for Madness
(Documentary) (executive producer)
1994
ProducerDeath of a Terrorist
(TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
1989
ProducerAdventure
(TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode) - Balloon Over Everest (1987) ... (executive producer)
1987
ProducerMen Who Molest: Children Who Survive
(TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
1985
ProducerYes or No, Jean-Guy Moreau
(executive producer: WGBH)
1979
ProducerBlacks Britannica
(Documentary) (executive producer)
1978
RoleTitleYear
WriterFrontline
(TV Series documentary) (4 episodes, 2017 - 2019) (writer - 2 episodes, 1997 - 2005) - In the Age of AI (2019) - Bitter Rivals: Iran and Saudi Arabia (Part Two) (2018) - Bitter Rivals: Iran and Saudi Arabia (Part One) (2018) - The Fish on My Plate (2017) - Death of a Princess (2005) ... (writer) Show all 6 episodes
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DirectorFrontline
(TV Series documentary) (1 episode) - In the Age of AI (2019)
2019
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Editorial departmentThe Living Sea
(Documentary short) (editorial consultant)
1995
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Miscellaneous CrewFrontline
(TV Series documentary) (executive story consultant - 1 episode) - Storm Over Everest (2008) ... (executive story consultant)
2008
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ThanksIndependent Lens
(TV Series documentary) (special thanks - 1 episode) - A Fish Story (2007) ... (special thanks)
2007
ThanksSherman's March
(Documentary) (thanks)
1985
RoleTitleYear
SelfThe Colbert Report
(TV Series) Self - Guest - David Fanning (2014) ... Self - Guest
2014