Richard Trank

Producer, Writer, Director

Producer, Writer, Director


Richard Trank is a producer and writer, known for Against the Tide (2009), I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal (2007) and It Is No Dream (2012). He was previously married to Kathy Seigel and Judy Toll.
Awards
Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination.

Known For



Activities


RoleTitleYear
ProducerOur Boys
(Documentary short) (producer)
2015
ProducerThe Prime Ministers: Soldiers and Peacemakers
(Documentary) (producer)
2015
ProducerThe Prime Ministers: The Pioneers
(Documentary) (producer)
2013
ProducerIt Is No Dream
(Documentary) (executive producer) / (producer)
2012
ProducerWinston Churchill: Walking with Destiny
(Documentary) (producer)
2010
ProducerAgainst the Tide
(Documentary) (producer)
2009/II
ProducerI Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal
(Documentary) (producer)
2007
ProducerEver Again
(Documentary) (producer)
2006
ProducerBeautiful Music
(Documentary short) (producer)
2005
ProducerUnlikely Heroes
(Documentary) (producer)
2003
ProducerIn Search of Peace
(Documentary) (producer)
2001
ProducerIn Search of Peace --- Part One: 1948-1967
(Documentary) (producer)
2001
ProducerThe Long Way Home
(Documentary) (producer)
1997
ProducerLiberation
(Documentary) (executive producer)
1994
ProducerEchoes That Remain
(Documentary) (co-producer)
1991
RoleTitleYear
WriterOur Boys
(Documentary short) (screenplay)
2015
WriterThe Prime Ministers: Soldiers and Peacemakers
(Documentary) (screenplay)
2015
WriterThe Prime Ministers: The Pioneers
(Documentary) (screenplay)
2013
WriterIt Is No Dream
(Documentary) (original story) / (screenplay)
2012
WriterWinston Churchill: Walking with Destiny
(Documentary) (original screenplay) / (written by)
2010
WriterAgainst the Tide
(Documentary) (original screenplay) / (written by)
2009/II
WriterI Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal
(Documentary)
2007
WriterEver Again
(Documentary) (screenplay)
2006
WriterBeautiful Music
(Documentary short) (original screenplay) / (written by)
2005
WriterUnlikely Heroes
(Documentary) (screenwriter)
2003
WriterIn Search of Peace --- Part One: 1948-1967
(Documentary)
2001
RoleTitleYear
DirectorNever Stop Dreaming: The Life and Legacy of Shimon Peres
(Documentary)
2018
DirectorOur Boys
(Documentary short)
2015
DirectorThe Prime Ministers: Soldiers and Peacemakers
(Documentary)
2015
DirectorThe Prime Ministers: The Pioneers
(Documentary)
2013
DirectorIt Is No Dream
(Documentary)
2012
DirectorWinston Churchill: Walking with Destiny
(Documentary) (documentary director)
2010
DirectorAgainst the Tide
(Documentary)
2009/II
DirectorI Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal
(Documentary)
2007
DirectorEver Again
(Documentary)
2006
DirectorBeautiful Music
(Documentary short)
2005
DirectorUnlikely Heroes
(Documentary)
2003
DirectorIn Search of Peace
(Documentary)
2001
DirectorIn Search of Peace --- Part One: 1948-1967
(Documentary)
2001
RoleTitleYear
Editorial departmentIn Search of Peace
(Documentary) (post-production)
2001
RoleTitleYear
ThanksBig Fan
(special thanks)
2009
ThanksAmerican Experience
(TV Series documentary) (the producers wish to thank - 1 episode) - Partners of the Heart (2002) ... (the producers wish to thank: for making this film possible)
2002
ThanksAmerican Heroes
(TV Series documentary) (special thanks - as Rick Trank)
1997
ThanksForget Me Not: The Anne Frank Story
(TV Movie) (special thanks: Simon Wiesenthal Center - as Rick Trank)
1996
RoleTitleYear
SelfIn Search of Peace
(Documentary) (voice)
2001
SelfThe 70th Annual Academy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Co-Winner: Best Documentary Feature
1998