Franklin Oros offers more than 30 years of experience as a creative director, broadcast and film producer, writer, musician, and educator in the fields of advertising, entertainment, and information.
He heads the advertising curriculum in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts and is also involved in curriculum development for an emerging media studies program in the Sam Fox School's College & Graduate School of Art.
Oros' recent work focuses on video documentary that places emphasis on issues of social justice and social entrepreneurship. His film portfolio includes 10 Years to Home: A Progress Report on the 10-Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness; The Madagascar Project, ongoing documentation of economic development and conservation in rural Madagascar; Maturity and its Muse, a tribute to productive aging through the arts; and A Show of Strength, a documentary that focuses on the activities of the Community CollabARTive, an organization that unites professional artists with residents of a transitional housing program for homeless men.
Recent work in entertainment includes The Passenger, a video adaptation of a graphic novel by Tim Lane, and Spike, an audio drama based on a graphic narrative, also by Lane.
In addition to video work, Oros serves marketing and advertising firms, not-for-profit organizations, and corporations as a freelance creative director, communications consultant, writer, and broadcast producer.