(NEW) Franco Marinelli

Bio

FRANCO MARINELLI DIRECTOR

With a Masters Degree in fine arts, majoring in painting and photography, Franco Marinelli achieved considerable recognition as a painter with a number of stand-alone exhibitions in his country of birth, Australia.

He then decided to further utilise his artistic talents by working as a film director. Since then, Marinelli has directed many hundreds of commercials and film brand content projects in almost every region of the world. His adaptability to diverse cultural narratives has made him one of the most experienced and awarded ‘global’ directors working in the industry today.

Franco’s powerful visual aesthetic and subtle storytelling sensibilities have created a rich body of work that is highly original in its visual aesthetic and thematically powerful. Many of his recent projects have been for the International Travel and Tourism industry.

Marinelli has helmed major projects for many Government Authorities including; The Information Office of Shanghai City, The Philippines Department of Tourism, The Western Australia Department of Tourism, The Mauritius Ministry of Tourism, The Dubai Department of Tourism and the Hong Kong Land Corporation.

Franco Marinelli has also helmed successful campaigns for major international brands such as Google, Samsung, Microsoft, Emirates Airlines, Sony, Bank Of China and Canon.

A deep believer in the versatility of his craft, Franco utilise his skills as an artist to draft highly detailed storyboards to assist with pre-visualization. He is also an adept landscape cinematographer able to capture unique and timeless moments to compliment a production.