Tony Franklin




Tony Franklin is an American multi award winning director who’s caught the attention of brands like 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 an on staff creative person at Target. Outside of office hours, Tony directed a series of passion projects, mostly documentary shorts, which went onto receive international acclaim. 

Tony’s human style of storytelling, combined with his past agency experience, has helped his clients achieve recognition.  Tony has been shortlisted for two consecutive years at The One Screen Show for Best Short Documentary of the Year and won both Best of Show as well as receiving 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.