Faculty portfolios

  • This full-page ad for Bacardi Aged Rum appeared in high-end magazines such as "Fortune" and "Forbes."
    This full-page ad for Bacardi Aged Rum appeared in high-end magazines such as "Fortune" and "Forbes."
  • Full-page ad for explorer.com, an online service aiding sportsmen in locating remote hunting and fishing facilities and guides.
    Full-page ad for explorer.com, an online service aiding sportsmen in locating remote hunting and fishing facilities and guides.
  • This full-page ad for Penn Racquet Sports appeals to the casual player on a unique and relevant emotional level.
    This full-page ad for Penn Racquet Sports appeals to the casual player on a unique and relevant emotional level.
  • One of a series of billboards for Volvo that focused on the company's position of safety.
    One of a series of billboards for Volvo that focused on the company's position of safety.
  • Co-creative multimedia immersion exhibit exploring the authenticity of the Shroud of Turin.
    Co-creative multimedia immersion exhibit exploring the authenticity of the Shroud of Turin.

Franklin Oros

Associate Professor

Phone: 
314-935-8404
Fax: 
314-935-8412

Lewis Center 304

Campus Box 1031
Biography 

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.

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