Nick Fraser was born in London in 1948 and educated at Oxford. He has worked as a journalist, independent television producer and a programme editor. Currently he is editor of Storyville, the BBC's long-running and successful series of international documentaries. Programmes shown on Storyville have won many awards, including an Oscar, Sundance prizes, Peabody awards, IDFA trophies and Griersons.
Nick Fraser has written five non-fiction books, including The Voice of Modern Hatred, Encounters with the European Far Right, and he is a contributing editor of Harper's magazine, New York. His latest pamphlet, Why Documentaries Matter, is published by Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. Nick was the series editor of the global documentary project Why Democracy? and executive producer of Why Poverty?
Speaking at: Feature Docs: The Road Ahead; Nick Fraser In Conversation with Alex Gibney; Entertainment vs Altruism