Title: Yes We’re Open!
Client: Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation (BGC)

Description:  After over a year under prohibitive road construction to the Penn Ave Garfield business corridor, the BGC wanted to announce to Pittsburgh it was OPEN for business.

Franker Films was given creative freedom to design the concept and production end-to-end, including graphics and musical composition.

 

"We were blown away by the skill, passion, and professionalism Franker Films brought to our documentary project highlighting the Penn Avenue business district."  

-- Sara Burke, Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation

 

Title: The Invisible Photograph: Part I (Underground)
Client: Carnegie Museum of Art for the
Hillman Photography Initiative

Description: First episode in a 5 part series, “Part I (Buried)” explores the physical spaces of a limestone mine repurposed to preserve thousands of priceless photographs and images.  Video was featured in Gizmodo, Vice, and has been viewed over 30,000 times on Vimeo.  

Copyright Carnegie Museum of Art, 2015.

Shot and edited by David D’Agostino.

 

Title:  Elliott Acres, Therapeutic Horsemanship Center
Client: Deb Elliott

Description:  To provide their rehabilitative services to the disabilities community year-round, Elliott Acres was looking to raise funds to build a new arena.  We were hired to create a short video to promote their cause.

 

Title: The Lozziwurm
Client: Carnegie Museum of Art for the 2013 Carnegie International

In this video, we document the installation of the Carnegie Museum of Art’s installation of the Lozziwurm, a playground designed by Yvan Pestalozzi in 1972.  Video linked to the New York Times

Copyright Carnegie Museum of Art, 2015.Shot and edited by David D’Agostino

Title: PA Connecting Communities Bridges the Gap
Client: PA Connecting Communities

Description:  For this project, we attended several social gatherings and classes to fully capture the vibrant energy of this organization which seeks “to empower individuals with disabilities with opportunities to improve their quality of life. “  Used as a promotional tool on the web and in the community, these videos were edited into varying lengths (20, 3 and 1 minute(s)) to serve different purposes.

 

 

Title: The Invisible Photograph: Part II (Trapped)
Client: Carnegie Museum of Art for the Hillman Photography Initiative

Description: Second episode in a 5 part series, “Part II (Trapped)” captures the recovering of lost Andy Warhol digital artworks that were created on the Amiga computer.  Video was featured in ArtforumWired, Gizmodo, Vice, and has been viewed over 30,000 on Vimeo.  

Copyright Carnegie Museum of Art, 2015.

Shot and edited by David D’Agostino.

Title: The Invisible Photograph: Part III (Extraterrestrial)
Client: Carnegie Museum of Art for the Hillman Photography Initiative

Description: Third episode in a 5 part series, “Part II (Trapped)” Headquartered in “McMoons” NASA Ames Research Park, LOIRP is a small team scientists and engineers of the Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project.  See how they recover the first photographs of the moon taken by unmanned 1960’s space probes. Video was featured on dozens of websites including Wired, Gizmodo, Vice, Engaget, and linked on the New York Times online. Viewed over 30,000 times on Vimeo.  

Copyright Carnegie Museum of Art, 2015.

Shot and edited by David D’Agostino.

Title: The Invisible Photograph- Part IV (Discarded)
Client: Carnegie Museum of Art for the Hillman Photography Initiative

Description: Fourth episode in a 5 part series, “Part IV (Discarded)”This episode profiles the German artist Joachim Schmid who created the anti-museum, 30 years in the making, that collects over 1000 found images. Copyright Carnegie Museum of Art, 2015.Director of Photography, David D’Agostino.

The Invisible Photograph: Part 5 (Subatomic)
Client: Carnegie Museum of Art for the Hillman Photography Initiative

Description: Final episode in a 5 part series, “Part V(Subatomic)” This episode investigates how photographic technologies are being used to visualize the subatomic world at CERN in Switzerland—where photography and the world’s most advanced particle physics research collide.

Copyright Carnegie Museum of Art, 2015.

Director of Photography, David D’Agostino.

Films in Post-Production

Arthur Knight Hammer, King of the Bears

Produced by David D'Agostino in conjunction with Franker Films

Description: This character-based feature length documentary follows the eccentric, but charismatic Arthur Knight Hammer. 

 

Title: Power Movie

Produced by David D'Agostino in conjuntion with Franker Films

Description: Currently in post production. This documentay short is a behind the scenes look into the sport of Powerlifting.   

 

The Making of Hani Zahra
Produced by David D'Agostino in conjunction with Franker Films for Hani Zahra

Description: Currently in post-production. This short documentary chronicles the making of an album over a year period by Brooklyn-based songwriter Hani Zahra who wakes at 5:00am daily to record music before heading to his 9 to 5 office job. His acetic routine and perfectionism take priority over his rock and roll stage persona which ripens during this year-long incubation.

 

CONTACT: frankerfilms@gmail.com / 814.409.8514

 


 

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