Ben Loeterman

Director/Producer/Writer
Ben Loeterman Productions, Inc

Ben Loeterman is an accomplished writer/producer/director of public affairs and historical documentaries.  He founded Ben Loeterman Productions, Inc. (BLPI) in 1996. His NEH-funded film, 1913: Seeds of Conflict, traces the origins of today’s Israeli/Palestinian conflict (PBS). His previous NEH-funded film, The People v. Leo Frank broadcast nationally to critical acclaim (PBS).   


 Loeterman’s work appeared on the first eighteen seasons on PBS/FRONTLINE.  His films also appeared on PBS/AMERICAN EXPERIENCE including Golden Gate Bridge, Public Enemy #1 and Rescue at Sea. Loeterman has won national Emmys for directing and investigative journalism, Amnesty International's Media Spotlight Award and two duPont-Columbia Journalism Awards.