Boaz Frankel has a wide range of interests, and he's explored a lot of them in his twenty-some years. He's surveyed wombat burrows in the Australian bush, he curates a kazoo museum in South Carolina, and he's a former Guinness World Record Holder for high-fiving. Boaz has also been producing television and video since 2001.

Most recently, Boaz took an Un-Road Trip in which he zig-zagged across North America using every mode of transportation except gas-powered car. He documented the entire trip online through videos, photos, blogs, and twitter as he traveled by kayak, paraglider, couch-bike, Segway, camel, and dozens of other modes of transportation. The trip attracted attention across the country- from local TV and newspapers to NBC's Today Show and CBC national Canadian news. Boaz recently turned his footage from the trip into a 10-episode television series that aired on Halogen TV.

Boaz recently finished his first film, Meet the Beetle, a documentary about one of the rarest insects in the world that only lives in Lincoln, NE. And it's a musical too! After a successful Kickstarter campaign, Meet the Beetle is now starting to screen at film festivals across the country.

Boaz got his start in media at New York University where he launched a weekly late-night talk show that became the most popular show in NYU-TV's (rather short) history. After graduating he developed Clips & Quip, an offbeat entertainment talk show that aired online and on college television stations nationwide for three years. As producer and host of the show he went behind the scenes of Family Guy and The Office, covered the Sundance Film Festival, and interviewed a long roster of guests including George Clooney, Natalie Portman, Wes Anderson, Judi Dench, Will Ferrell, and many others. Boaz has done freelance reporting for Current TV, produced short documentaries for Smithsonian Magazine, and he once played the role of 'coffee shop patron' on One Life to Live. He also plays kazoo with Seattle jugband sensation, The Dexter Street Stompers.

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Boaz in the News:

Interview on OPB Radio

Article in Portland Tribune

Interview on KGW's Live@7

Interview in Portland Monthly

Article in The Oregonian

Segment on NBC's Today Show