Producing

Producing

Mr. Flaster’s has served in a variety of executive and producing roles in a range of media formats. His innovative productions have been recognized with national awards and public acclaim.

Mr. Flaster was at the cutting edge of technological convergence when he created, developed and was executive producer for the documentary series “Full Focus,” which merged radio, television and new media and was winner of multiple Radio & Television News Association of Southern California Awards for Best Documentary.  Flaster was Executive Producer for PBS Programs “Skin Stories, “War in the Wind,“ PBS distributed “Liquid Stage, and the award-winning, nationally syndicated short film series “First Frames.”  He also served as Associate Producer for the full-length feature film “Love Always.” Flaster created and was Executive Producer for the now nationally syndicated radio language program “A Way With Words” and was producer for the nationally distributed legal affairs radio series “The Benchbook.” Flaster was broadcast producer for two seasons of the Cleveland Opera and was producer for numerous National Public Radio performance programs including the live broadcast of the National Folk Festival Liberty Centennial Weekend from New York City.

Selected Productions

2001

Project Executive for the investigative television documentary, “The Culture of Hate”

2001

Executive Producer for the television documentary, “Skin Stories”

Aired nationally on PBS in May, 2003.

1998 – 2001

Creator and Executive Producer for the radio program, “A Way With Words”

Now syndicated nationally.

1999 – 2001

Creator and Executive Producer for investigative television documentary, "Full Focus"

Winner 2000 Pacific Southwest Emmy Award and two Radio and Television News Association of Southern California Golden Mics Awards for Best Television Documentary.

1995

Associate Producer of "Love Always"

Independent feature-length motion picture.

1995

Executive Producer for television documentary, "Liquid Stage"

Aired nationally on PBS, distributed internationally and winner of the 1995 Cine Golden Eagle Award.

1993 – 1995

Executive Producer for the short-film television series, "First Frames"

Syndicated nationally and winner of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting Silver Award for Excellence in Television Performance Programming.

1986

Producer and Recording Engineer for NPR’s "National Folk Festival Liberty Weekend Centennial"

1984 – 1988

Producer for the legal affairs radio program, "The Benchbook"

Syndicated nationally and winner of two Ohio State First Place Awards and the American Bar Association’s Silver Gavel Award for distinguished public service.