Author: Federico Muchnik

Federico Muchnik has been making films for thirty years. He studied film at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and worked as a producer for PBS. He has also produced content for Disneyland, ABC Television, and HBO. He co-authored and played the lead role in The Golden Boat, produced by James Schamus and Ted Hope and directed by Raul Ruiz, shown at Sundance, NewYork, and Toronto and distributed by Strand Releasing. He co-wrote and co-edited Secret Courage, a documentary about the Jewish resistance movement during World War 2. He has produced and directed many fiction-based long form series for the educational markets and filmed numerous projects throughout North America, Europe and Latin America. He has taught filmmaking at Boston University, Emerson College, and in New York and Los Angeles. Most recently, he produced and directed the feature length film This Killing Business distributed by Filmbox Arthouse in Europe and shown at festivals in the U.S. and abroad. He has written numerous stage plays, several of which were adapted for radio and acquired by NPR’s American Radio Theatre Project. More at his production company site: and his film blog:

Articles Written by Federico Muchnik:


A Guide to Scouting and Managing Locations

The following is an excerpt from the book, The Strategic Producer by Federico Muchnik. A filmmaker with 30 years of experience, Muchnik has produced content for PBS, ABC Television, Disneyland, and HBO. He has also lent his skills as an actor, writer, editor, and director to a number of feature films and independent documentaries. The… Read more »