Tony Franklin is a Los Angeles based national multi award winning director who’s caught the attention of brands like Etsy, BMW, IBM, WIRED, Purina, Pizza Hut, Gatorade, Prudential and many more.

After majoring in film, photography and design at the Academy of Art in San Francisco, Tony Franklin worked as a creative at Target. Outside of office hours, he directed a series of passion projects – mostly documentary shorts - that received international acclaim. 

Tony’s deeply human style of storytelling combined with his past agency experience has helped national brands win multiple high-caliber awards. He’s been shortlisted for two consecutive years at The One Screen Show for Best Short Documentary of the Year, premiered his passion work in film festivals across the country, and won both Best of Show as well as two Addy Awards from the National American Advertising Federation. The has featured Tony’s work the last three years on their '10 Best Short Documentaries of the Year’ list.


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