Frank van Keeken is the creator and the former executive producer of the The Next Step.


Frank van Keeken is a credited producer, director, and screenwriter who is best known for Wingin' It (2010), The Kids in the Hall (1988), The Next Step (2013), and Lost & Found Music Studios (2015).[1]

At the Candians Screen Awards in 2014, he won an award for Best Cross-Platform Project - Children's and Youth for The Next Step. In addition, he won the award for Best Writing in a Children's or Youth Program or Series for Wingin' It in 2013.[1]

Despite his great contribution to The Next Step, in addition to being responsible for its creation, van Keeken was removed as executive producer of the show after Season 4.[2]

Personal life

Frank's daughter, Francesca plays Margie.[3] His daughter, Chloe is a former crew member of The Next Step.[3]

External links


  1. 1.0 1.1 Frank Van Keeken - IMDb. IMDb. Retrieved on December 10, 2015.
  2. FRANK VAN KEEKEN OUSTED FROM THE NEXT STEP. TV, eh? Retrieved on July 5, 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Frank van Keeken - Google search." Google. Retrieved on January 4, 2018.