Kristian Fraga is a graduate of the film program at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. His senior thesis film, THE MIND'S EYE, was the first digitally shot student film at NYU. The picture was an official selection of the New York Film and Video festival, The Anthology Archives New Films/New Filmmakers Series, and was picked up for distribution by Atom Films.
In 2001, Fraga wrote, produced, and directed the award-winning PBS documentary, THE INSIDE REEL: DIGITAL FILMMAKING. He currently serves as producer on the television series, THE INSIDE REEL, which is now in its seventh season.
Fraga and his producing partner Marc Perez founded Sirk Productions, LLC, in 1997. Currently for Sirk, he is directing and producing the feature length documentary ANYTOWN, USA and writing, directing, and producing SEVERE CLEAR, a feature documentary about one soldier's experience during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Up next for Fraga as director are THE SPELLING BEE, based on the award-winning stage play by Philip Vassallo, and an original comedy entitled THE PIANIST or BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR. He is currently overseeing the restoration of the first ROBIN HOOD feature shot in 1912 on behalf of The Fort Lee Film Commission.
His first book, TIM BURTON: INTERVIEWS, published by the University of Mississippi Press, will be released in May 2005.