DAVID FRANCO(Director of Cinematography) has worked as a the cinematographer on more then 45 Productions. His feature film credits include “The Choir”, starring Dustin Hoffman directed by Francios Girard; “3000 Miles to Graceland”, starring Kevin Costner directed by Demian Lichenstein; “The Whole Nine Yards”, with Bruce Willis and Matthew Perry directed by Jonathan Lynn, “La Turbulence des Fluides, directed by Mannon Briand; “The Assignment”
Starring Ben Kingsley and Donald Sutherland, directed by Christian Duguay, “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” directed by David Wellington who also directed “A Man in Uniform”, which was showcased at the Cannes Film Festival in the Director’s Fortgnight (and won Best Cinematography Award at the 38th Festival of Valladolid).
Among his television pilot credits is the new pilot for EPIX, “Get Shorty”; FOX’s “Minority Report”: FX’s “The Bridge”: and the huge pilot hit for ABC “Desperate Housewives” to name a few. Further his work in high end Television episodic has been nothing less than stellar as of late. He has worked on HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire”; “Game of Thrones”; “Vinyl”; and also the recent break out hit “Westworld. He also just shot Amazon’s “Z: The Beginning of Everything”; and lastly “Power” for Starz. He has received six ASC Award nominations for many different like “Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee,” “Intensity,” “Falling For You,”, “Million DollarBabies”, and “Boardwalk Empire”(Twice) respectively.
He also won the Emmy Award for his work on HBO’s original movie “Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee”.
Born in France, Franco was raised in Zaire where his father worked as a theatre director. After completing his schooling, Franco moved to Montreal to study communications at the University of Quebec, specializing in photography, planning to work as a war photographer. Instead he started his own production company to produce to shoot music videos, and segued into the feature film industry and the Television Pilot/Series industry. Franco, resides now in Brooklyn.