Francesco Antonio (Actor, Writer, Director) is an award-winning actor and one of Toronto's newest rising stars. With a variety of talents, Francesco has managed to excel in projects for audiences of all ages. Francesco is a unique actor, who stands out in every role.
His understanding of the audience and the functions of a set come from his experience in front and behind the camera. Francesco is well-known for being able to develop characters alongside well-known directors and producers which has quickly made him a favourite to work with. His first starring role in the short film Addiction (2018) won awards in festivals world-wide, and in total, Francesco has earned 6 nominations and 3 awards for his work, in less than a year.
Francesco received nominations in Spain for Best Actor at the Barcelona Planet Film Festival (Addiction, 2018), he also received Honorable Mention in Los Angeles for Best Actor and Best Indie Film (Addiction, 2018), from the Los Angeles Film Awards. Most recently Francesco made a splash in Las Vegas where he was nominated 4 times and received the G.I.F.T.E.D award from the Action On Film Festival, making it the first time the award was given to an "actor" in the festivals history. Francesco was also nominated in the Hollywood Dreamz International Film Festival in Las Vegas for Best Actor (Addiction,2018) and Best Young Performer (The Joke Thief,2018) but was awarded the prestigious, Lewis Mitchell Award for Acting (Addiction,2018
Francesco has already worked opposite legends such as Franco Nero (Django, 1966), Danny Aiello (Godfather Part 2, 1974) (Do The Right Thing, 1989) and Giancarlo Giannini (Hannibal,2001) (Quantum of Solace, 2008) in The Neighborhood (2017). Most recently Francesco has worked on What We Do in the Shadows (2019) for FX network with Jermaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords, 2007-2009) (Men in Black 3, 2012). Francesco also just played a memorable roll in the hit show Bad Blood (2017-2018) opposite Kim Coates (Sons of Anarchy, 2008-2014) (CSI: Miami, 2008-2009).
Francesco is set to star in the Short Film Love, Sarah (2018) opposite Diana Confini (Rogue,2016) (Copenhagen Road, 2019) to hit film festivals.
19 NOVEMBER 2020 - Canadian legend Snow has returned home to Toronto after a successful trip from Miami winning 8 Awards; 6 Latin Billboard Awards, 1 iHeartRadio Award & 1 Billboard Award.
Snow is also set to release a new Latin themed single & music video “Together” on all digital platforms on Friday Nov 20, 2020.
The song features & showcases the new talent under his DKO Music Group label that he has been developing for the past few years. Snow and company, Francesco Antonio (artist /actor), William Dinero (artist/record producer) & Balam Kiel (artist) stand out with their spectacular performance on this fun, catchy, dance provoking Latin rhythm committed to keeping you warm this winter. The trailer to the music video teases a novela (Latin soap opera) feel showcasing a love story blended with action & drama.
Last year, Snow had a colossal resurgence into the music world via his worldwide hit collaboration “Con Calma” with Daddy Yankee. On August 6, 2020, RIAA certified Con Calma as 41x platinum & on August 11, 2020, Con Calma surpassed 2 Billion views on Youtube becoming Snow’s first visual to achieve this remarkable target. On Nov 6, 2020, Amazon Prime Video premiered the hit series “Wayne” starring Francesco Antonio which currently holds a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. William Dinero recently co-wrote & co-produced “Se Prendio” by 71x Platinum selling artist Nio Garcia & Casper El Magico featuring Juan Gaban & Snow which debuted on October 23, 2020. The song currently has 3.3 Million views.
Snow is set to release his next single “Reason to Love” featuring Balam Kiel in December 2020 produced by Juno Award winner Dj Kemo. DKO Music Groups’ co-founder & executive producer, Frank “Genie” Farz says “ This recording, Together, comes to us at a pivotal moment in our lives in which we should embrace and value togetherness & love which we sometimes take for granted.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JhQw... - Together Official Trailer
Photo by @mycreativesocial @francesco.antonio