News

  • “Disorder” broadcasts January 28

    28 January 2016

    Written by Nathaniel Popkin and directed by Andrew Ferrett, the latest episode of “Philadelphia: The Great Experiment” tells the story of racial and class-based conflict—the most violent period in the city’s history. Abolitionists push for black civil rights and end to slavery. Workers organize for the first time to demand and win workplace concessions. And a writer named Edgar Allan Poe arrives on the scene, changing American literature forever.

  • Watch Urban Trinity Online

    19 October 2015

    “Urban Trinity: The Story of Catholic Philadelphia,” a 75 minute film documentary, written by Nathaniel Popkin is now available online.

  • Popkin, History Making Productions wins EMMY for “A Lost World”

    19 September 2015

    “A Lost World,” a documentary film written by Devon McReynolds, Andrew Ferrett, and Nathaniel Popkin was awarded an EMMY for best historical/cultural special program on September 19. The film, a single episode of “Philadelphia: The Great Experiment,” was broadcast in May, 2014. The production house won three EMMYs all together.