Productions

26/06/2012

BALTIC SEA WASTE CAMPAIGN

2012 – The Baltic Sea Waste Campaign involves the production of film, seminaries and educational material with the purpose to promote knowledge about waste and pollution in the Baltic Sea marine and coastal environments.

19/02/2012

THE PRICE OF GOLD

2012 – In the race for Olympic gold medals nations invest more and more into shaping tomorrow’s winners. But the price of the gold is high. This film examines exactly how much blood, sweat and tears top athletes invest in their quest for success. Is it worth it – and what happens to ones who sacrifice everything to reach the top, but who in the end, for various reasons, don’t make it?

06/02/2012

US ELECTION

2012 – Folke Rydén once again teams up with long time SVT-correspondent Bengt Norborg to give a stunning account of America today. In 1992 Folke Rydén covered the American presidential election through the eyes of ordinary Americans. Now, twenty years later, the same families will share their views on the current American politics…

05/02/2011

THE COD GAME

2012 – A story of human sacrifice in the struggle to save the environment. In a portrait of a few fishermen in the Polish port of Darlowko, The Cod Game gives an inside view of the price paid to save the cod in the Baltic Sea. Over two turbulent years, the film follows the events that put the Polish cod fishing fleet on the brink of collapse.

29/10/2010

DIRTY WATERS

2011 – Algae blooms and dead sea beds: The Baltic Sea is suffering. Dirty Waters reveals how and why – and what can be done about it.

29/09/2010

SCIENCE FOR LIFE

2011 – Cancer meant that Robin af Ekenstam had to amputate his right hand. He was only 21 years old. When Robin hears of an advanced artificial hand he volunteers to participate in the development. Science for Life is an exiting exploration into scientific progress seen through the eyes of ordinary citizens who benefit from it.

17/06/2010

FOR COD’S SAKE

2009 – Fishermen, scientists and politicians have – all in good faith – done their best to wipe out the Baltic Sea cod. But just as a historic recovery is about to take place, fishermen dump tonnes of dead Baltic Sea cod back into the sea every week. This startling film reveals how and why.

17/06/2010

FROM BILL TO BARACK

2008 – This in-depth documentary shows ordinary Americans giving a stunning account of how the most powerful nation has changed over the last 16 years. And how this profoundly affected the US presidential election in 2008.

16/06/2010

FULL COVER GIRL

2008 – Aspiring Iraqi women politicians are profiled during several years. They literally risk their lives participating in the future of their country. And they differ dramatically in their views on democracy, nation building and women’s rights.

15/06/2010

EQUAL

2007 – This two-part documentary investigates discrimination in the job market. The first episode depicts three job applicants who do not fit the usual company norms. The second part goes behind the scenes with the recruiters, the ones deciding who’s the best candidate for a particular job.

Awards

Productions have been awarded at several festivals and competitions, including:

– Banff Rockie Awards   
– Chicago Int´l TV Awards  
– Int´l Emmy Awards
– FIGRA
– FIPA
– FIAT/IFTA Award
– Golden Gate Awards
– INPUT Festival
– Monte Carlo Intl. Film & TV 
– New York Festivals
– Premi Actual
– UNESCO Prize
– Worldfest Houston

Broadcasts

FRP documentaries have been aired around the world by numerous broadcasters , including:

– ARD (Germany)
– ARTE (France/Germany)
– AVRO (Holland)
– BBC (UK)
– CBC (Canada) 
– Discovery (UK)
– DR (Denmark)
– ETB (Spain)
– The Learning Channel (USA)
– National Geographic (USA)
– NHK (Japan)
– NDR (Germany)
– NRK (Norway)
– ORF (Austria)
– RAI (Italy)
– RTE (Ireland)
– RTP (Portugal)
– SBS (Australia)
– SVT (Sweden)
– TF-1 (France)
– TSI (Switzerland)
– VRT (Belgium)
– YLE (Finland)
– ZDF (Germany)

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