Frank Siracusa (Producer)
As a producer, Frank Siracusa has amassed and impressive list of credits, including the television pilot The Others, where he worked under DreamWorks and Steven Spielberg. He has produced numerous television movies including The Triangle, Sanctuary, Santa Who? with Leslie Nielsen, One True Love with David Hasselhoff, On Hostile Ground with John Corbett, Common Ground, Love Songs, written by Nobel Prize winning playwright Charles Fuller, Murder Most Likely, which was nominated for a Gemini Award for Best Dramatic Program and Summer’s End, which won Best Cable Movie at both the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival and the Young Artist Awards. Siracusa also received a Daytime Emmy Award on behalf of Summer’s End for Outstanding Children’s Special.
In 1999, Siracusa partnered up with Due South Producer Paul Gross to form Whizbang Films. In 2001 Frank was Producer on Men with Brooms, a feature film written and directed by Paul Gross that was released in March 2002 and garnered the highest box office for an English speaking Canadian film of the last twenty years.
Siracusa produced the critically acclaimed television movie The Sins of the Father”, starring Tom Sizemore and Ving Rhames as well as The One for ABC and A Christmas Visitor for the Hallmark Channel as well as the Series Platinum for CBS, UPN, and American Zoetrope, Martha: Behind Bars for CBS and Tilt and Codebreakers for ESPN. Siracusa Executive Produced H2O, a mini-series for CBC and the sequel TheTrojan Horse. Recently Frank has been Executive Producing ZOS: Zone of Separation an eight part series for The Movie Network currently nominated for a Gemini Award for Best Series, The Good Witch, Bridal Fever, For the Love of Grace, and he is a Producer on the Feature Film Passchendaele which was the Official Opening Night Film of the Toronto International Film Festival 2008 and was the highest grossing Canadian film of 2008, winning the Golden Reel Award and Best Picture Genie Award. Frank most recently produced a 13 x 1 hour drama TV series for Showcase Television / Canwest called “Crash & Burn”.