Frank Verock

Coordinating Producer

Frank Verock is the coordinating producer for HHMI Tangled Bank Studios, overseeing the logistics for various internal projects from development to final delivery. As coordinating producer, Verock supports the HHMI Tangled Bank Studios team with pitch deck development, shoot schedules, on-set logistics, archival research, rights and clearances, and post production support. Verock brings over 20 years of experience on feature films, documentaries, and television series. He has extensive experience with field work and shoot preparation with numerous domestic and international shoots (Sierra Leone, Brazil, and Mozambique) for HHMI Tangled Bank Studios' projects, including "Spillover: Ebola Zika & Beyond" and Emmy-nominated "Nature’s Fear Factor."

Prior to joining HHMI Tangled Bank Studios, Verock worked as a story producer on National Geographic's "Known Universe" and "Diggers" and as an associate producer on numerous programs for the National Geographic Channel, Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, ESPN, the Travel Channel, and the History Channel, including "Fight Science," "Strong Men," "The Missing Link," "Mystery 360," and "Conquest of America." Before moving over to documentaries, he worked as an assistant director and production coordinator on various feature film projects, including HBO's "Empire Falls," and Warner Bros.' "Message in a Bottle."