< Franck Trozzo Kazagui > is a self-taught director working with commercials and exploring visual storytelling.
After studying architecture, and a career as a team manager in the skate community, moving pictures became Franck’s main passion and inspired him to develop an authentic approach to his work.
Franck has developed and self-produced several personal projects under his own film collective < Explore, Create, Repeat / E.C.R > like < Héritage a tribute to Laurent Desmarre > which is dedicated to his best friend’s father who passed away from cancer. His short film < Movement > earns him a premier on the platform < Booooooom > and several recognitions.
< RECOGINTION & SELECTED PRESS >
DIOR – < Kodak > – New spot today for Dior Homme Sport. UNSPOILED SCENT features boxer « Kontra K ». The piece was written and directed by Franck Trozzo Kazagui, shot on 200T & 500T 16mm.
DIOR – < GQ > – The new fragrance strikes like a boxer’s uppercut while maintaining its casual elegance. Christian Dior Parfums is betting on boxing for its campaign and on the rapper and avid boxer Kontra K.
BOWMORE / THOMAS VANZ – < Nowness > – Journey through time with the French artist capturing the cosmos for Bowmore’s Timeless Series—a new whisky release, in this special episode of Raw Materials directed by Franck Trozzo Kazagui, Vanz journeys from his studio in Paris to locations across the city that stoke his inspirations.
INTERVIEW – < 1.4 > – The fledgling director has already trained his lens on a wide-ranging array of projects.
GANG GANG – < Berlin Commercial > – Craft: Direction 2021 Official Selection.
NIKE / OVERKILL – < Shots > – Well-crafted 2021 commercial.
UNISON – < 1.4 > – Franck Trozzo Kazagui titled Unison, which is shot through with a striking raw energy. 1.4 caught up with the director in Berlin.
UNISON – < Nowness > – Travel between space and time through magnetic energy.
UNISON – < Film Shortage > – Daily Short Pick: A journey of dancers traveling between space and time through magnetic energy directed by Berlin-based French director Franck Trozzo Kazagui.
MOVEMENT – < Toronto Independent Festival of Cift > – Best International Narrative Short 2021 Official Selection.
MOVEMENT – < Montreal Independent Film Festival > – Best Independent Film 2021 Official Selection.
MOVEMENT – < Berlin Shorts Awards > – Best Original Script 2021 Winner.
MOVEMENT – < FlickFair Film Festival > – Narrative Short 2021 Official Selection.
MOVEMENT – < JellyFest Film Festival > – Narrative Short 2020 Finalist.
MOVEMENT – < Independent Shorts Awards > – Best Indie Short 2020 Winner.
ADIDAS / DEAD BODY – < VOTD > – 2017 Winner.