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 stayed busy filming a series of passion projects – mostly documentary shorts – which started to win awards around the country.
After directing several commercials and short films, Tony moved on from Target to pursue directing full time. The combination of Tony’s deeply human storytelling and his agency experience has caught the attention of brands like BMW, Evernote and Hormel.
Whether it’s portraiture, lifestyle, commercial or branded content, Tony’s aesthetic feels like a warm memory – he distills real moments and elevates them into something beautiful and honest.