Franco Tata is known for his work on Total Recall (2012), RED (2010) and John Q (2002). He has been married to Michelle Hospedales since August 12, 2001. They have one child. See full bio »

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Total Recall Camera and Electrical Department
(2012)
RED Camera and Electrical Department
(2010)
John Q Camera and Electrical Department
(2002)
The Virgin Suicides Camera and Electrical Department
(1999)

Filmography

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  Star Trek: Discovery (TV Series) (gaffer - 14 episodes, 2017 - 2019) (Lighting Designer - 14 episodes, 2017 - 2018) (lighting designer - 3 episodes, 2018 - 2019) (lighting design by - 1 episode, 2017)
- If Memory Serves (2019) ... (gaffer)
- Saints of Imperfection (2019) ... (lighting designer)
- Point of Light (2019) ... (lighting designer)
- Will You Take My Hand? (2018) ... (Lighting Designer) / (gaffer)
- The War Without, the War Within (2018) ... (Lighting Designer) / (gaffer)
 2018 Star Trek: Short Treks (TV Series short) (lighting design - 1 episode)
- Runaway (2018) ... (lighting design)
 2013-2016 Suits (TV Series) (gaffer - 48 episodes)
- P.S.L. (2016) ... (gaffer)
- The Hand That Feeds You (2016) ... (gaffer)
- Borrowed Time (2016) ... (gaffer)
- Shake the Trees (2016) ... (gaffer)
- Spain (2016) ... (gaffer)
 2013-2015 Hannibal (TV Series) (gaffer - 29 episodes)
- ...And the Beast from the Sea (2015) ... (gaffer)
- ...And the Woman Clothed in Sun (2015) ... (gaffer)
- The Great Red Dragon (2015) ... (gaffer)
- Digestivo (2015) ... (gaffer)
 2012 Copper (TV Series) (gaffer - 10 episodes)
- A Vast and Fiendish Plot (2012) ... (gaffer)
- A Day to Give Thanks (2012) ... (gaffer)
- Better Times Are Coming (2012) ... (gaffer)
- The Hudson River School (2012) ... (gaffer)
- Arsenic and Old Cake (2012) ... (gaffer)
 2012/I Total Recall (gaffer)
 2011 Against the Wall (TV Series) (key gaffer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2011) ... (key gaffer)
 2011 The Kennedys (TV Mini-Series) (gaffer - 1 episode)
- Joe's Revenge (2011) ... (gaffer)
 2010 RED (gaffer)
 2010 Casino Jack (gaffer)
 2010 Covert Affairs (TV Series) (key gaffer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2010) ... (key gaffer)
 2010 Unnatural History (TV Series) (gaffer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2010) ... (gaffer)
 2010 Who Is Clark Rockefeller? (TV Movie) (chief lighting technician)
 2009 Suck (gaffer) / (lighting: rock shows)
 2009 Survival of the Dead (gaffer)
 2009 Grey Gardens (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 2008 Fringe (TV Series) (gaffer)
 2008 A Raisin in the Sun (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 2008 The Russell Girl (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 2007 Mob Stories II (TV Mini-Series documentary) (electrician - 4 episodes)
- Unto the Son (2007) ... (electrician)
- Mob Mistress (2007) ... (electrician)
- Fox Hunt (2007) ... (electrician)
- Puppet Master (2007) ... (electrician)
 2007 The Company (TV Mini-Series) (gaffer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... (gaffer)
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... (gaffer)
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... (gaffer)
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... (gaffer)
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... (gaffer)
 2006 Talk to Me (TV Series) (gaffer)
 2006 An American Girl on the Home Front (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 2006 Man of the Year (gaffer)
 2006 Citizen Duane (gaffer)
 2006 Take the Lead (chief lighting technician)
 2005 Kojak (TV Series) (gaffer - 2 episodes)
- Fathers and Sons (2005) ... (gaffer)
- Pilot (2005) ... (gaffer)
 2005 The Pacifier (gaffer)
 2004 The Grid (TV Mini-Series) (gaffer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... (gaffer: Canada)
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... (gaffer: Canada)
- Episode #1.6 (2004) ... (gaffer: Canada)
- Episode #1.5 (2004) ... (gaffer: Canada)
- Episode #1.4 (2004) ... (gaffer: Canada)
 2004 The Prince and Me (gaffer)
 2004 My Baby's Daddy (gaffer)
 2003 Fallen Angel (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 2003 Platinum (TV Series) (gaffer)
 2003 Mob Stories (TV Mini-Series documentary) (gaffer - 1 episode)
- Born to the Mob (2003) ... (gaffer: interviews)
 2003 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (gaffer - 1 episode)
- Sounder (2003) ... (gaffer)
 2002 Chicago (gaffer)
 2002 Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 2002 K-19: The Widowmaker (gaffer)
 2002 Crossing the Line (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 2002 John Q (chief lighting technician)
 2001 Dying to Dance (TV Movie) (gaffer - as Frank Tata)
 2001 Get Over It (gaffer)
 2000 Who Killed Atlanta's Children? (TV Movie) (chief lighting technician)
 2000 Dirty Pictures (TV Movie) (chief lighting technician)
 2000 After Alice (gaffer)
 2000 American Psycho (gaffer)
 1999 Execution of Justice (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 1999 Superstar (chief lighting technician - as Frank Tata)
 1999 The Virgin Suicides (gaffer - as Frank Tata)
 1998 Giving Up the Ghost (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 1998 Down in the Delta (gaffer)
 1998 Thanks of a Grateful Nation (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 1998/I Sanctuary (gaffer - as Frank Tata)
 1997 On the 2nd Day of Christmas (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 1997 Bad to the Bone (TV Movie) (chief lighting technician)
 1996 Shadow Zone: The Undead Express (TV Movie) (gaffer)
 1996 Tiger Claws II (director of photography: second unit)
 1996 Portraits of a Killer (director of photography: second unit) / (gaffer)
 1996 Downhill Willie (key grip)
 1996 Sabotage (key gaffer) / (second unit director of photography)
 1995 Blood & Donuts (gaffer - as Frank Tata)
 1995 Expect No Mercy (gaffer)
 1995 Where's the Money, Noreen? (TV Movie) (chief lighting technician)
 1995 Iron Eagle IV (gaffer)
 1995 Darkman II: The Return of Durant (Video) (additional electric - as Frank Tata)
 1995 Jungleground (camera operator: second unit)
 1995 Memory Run (Video) (gaffer)
 1995 Silent Hunter (gaffer)
 1994 Bad Golf My Way (Video) (gaffer - as Frank Tata)
 1994 Exotica (electric - as Frank Tata)
 1993 TC 2000 (best boy grip)
 1993 A Man in Uniform (electrician)
 1993 Cold Sweat (grip)
 1992 Baby on Board (best boy grip)
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