Houston's own Choni Francis has been called "One to watch in the content creation realm, a multi-hyphenate creator, actor, writer, and director. He's an idea guy that completes." Choni is a 13-year comedian-actor improviser coming off the completion and release of his first feature film, Addicted To You, receiving 14 independent film festival awards, and has recently finished production on his short film, the Black Zombie Movie. As the creative producer for the tech company Blavity Inc., he oversaw the creative direction of Blavity Originals. Housing all scripted material for the company, generating over 20+ million views. He wrote, produced, and directed the pilot Black In The Office, and produced/directed wrote ad spots for Google Play, Clorox, and WWE's film Slight while in that role, and wrote Lil John's Detour (Pilot). In addition, he created the Paris-based publishing group Webedia Facebook page called Instant Funny, growing the audience to 200K+.
Reoccurring on the award-winning Apple TV+ The Morning Show and the completion of his short film Black Zombie Movie. A master comedic improviser and alumni of Second City, IO West, UCB has had multiple live sold-out shows at these respected comedy institutions Producing a one-day comedy music festival, Define The Future...Choni is in high demand. His proven track record focuses on the Black POV and culture that is ever-evolving with his ability to attract a diverse cross-generational audience of young, middle-aged, and older fans and even the multi-verse. Choni's original ideas, growth, and trajectory in the content, film, and media spaces set him apart. Read less