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David Franciscus

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Protagonist Studios

Company Designation

Managing Director

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David Franciscus is a writer-producer, having moved from directing TV commercials to focussing on his career producing long form fiction. David is currently running Protagonist Studios, 
a film production company based in South Africa. David won a Loerie for the first commercial he directed which took him to Cannes Lions, launching his career as a commercial director. David won a Gold Loerie for being Brand SA’s Young Creative 2018. In 2019, David was included in Mail & Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans in media.

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Short film

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South Africa


Cape Town

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