Film & Television Unit Publicist
Tom Tanno has marketed, publicized and promoted films, series and miniseries for numerous television and independent film companies. He has worked with a variety of producers and directors including legendary filmmaker John Frankenheimer. For Frankenheimer, he helped strategize and execute successful marketing and media relations campaigns for the acclaimed director’s Emmy and Golden Globe award winning television films and miniseries, Against The Wall, The Burning Season, Andersonville and George Wallace.
Tanno has worked on films, miniseries and series for NBC Television, ABC Television, PBS, Home Box Office, Turner Network Television, Showtime Networks, Fox Broadcasting and MGM Worldwide Television and independent feature films for Alliance Communications and Unapix Filmed Entertainment, Sunset Pictures, Shared Card Films,. While helping to create media relations campaigns and talent publicity tours, Tanno has also served as unit publicist on sets and locations around the world -- generating and coordinating critical day-to-day publicity, supervising stills photography, gallery photography, EPK & Behind-the-Scenes camera crews, print and electronic media as well as gathering and writing production notes and press kit materials and servicing social media.
Tom Tanno – Unit Publicist Credits
• SUNSET Pictures SHARED CARD Films, THE UNHEALER. Directed by Martin Guigui. Starring Natasha Henstridge, Lance Henriksen, Adam Beach, Branscombe Richmond, Chris Browning, Elijah Nelson, Kayla Carlson.
• NBC-TV: THE BLACKLIST. Starring James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff, Harry Lennix, Created by Jon Bokenkamp.
• NBC-TV: PARENTHOOD. Starring Peter Krause, Lauren Graham, Monica Potter, Craig T. Nelson, Bonnie Bedelia, Sam Jaeger, Erika Christensen. Created by Jason Katims.
• NBC-TV: REVOLUTION. Starring Billy Burke, Elizabeth Mitchell, Giancarlo Esposito, Tracy Spiridakos. Created by J.J. Abrams and Eric Kripke.
• NBC-TV: HANNIBAL. Starring Mads Mikkelsen, Laurence Fishburne, Hugh Dancy. Created by Bryan Fuller.
• TNT Original Picture: GEORGE WALLACE. Starring Gary Sinise, Angelina Jolie, Mare Winningham, Clarence Williams III. Directed by John Frankenheimer.
• HBO Pictures: THE BURNING SEASON. Directed by John Frankenheimer. Starring Raul Julia, Edward James Olmos, Sonia Braga, Esai Morales. Directed by John Frankenheimer.
• HBO Pictures: THE SECOND CIVIL WAR. Starring Beau Bridges, James Coburn, Phil Hartman, James Earl Jones, Denis Leary, Dan Hedaya, Elizabeth Pena. Directed by Joe Dante.
• HBO Pictures: AGAINST THE WALL. Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Kyle MacLachlan, Clarence Williams III. Directed by John Frankenheimer.
• HBO Pictures: SUGARTIME. Starring John Turturro, Mary-Louise Parker. Directed by John N. Smith.
• TNT Original Picture: ANDERSONVILLE. Starring Jarrod Emick, Frederic Forrest. Directed by John Frankenheimer.
• SHOWTIIME Original Series: BEGGARS and CHOOSERS. Starring, Brian Kerwin, Charlotte Ross, Isabella Hoffman.. Directed by Michael Ritchie.
• Alliance Pictures Corp: DEVIL IN THE FLESH. Starring Rose McGowan, Alex McArthur. Directed by Steve Cohen.
• HBO Pictures: IN PURSUIT OF HONOR. Starring Don Johnson, Craig Sheffer, Gabrielle Anwar, Bob Gunton, Rod Steiger. Directed by Ken Olin.
• HBO Pictures: DEAD SILENCE. Starring James Garner, Marlee Matlin, Lolita Davidovich. Directed by Dan Petrie, Jr.
• SHOWTIME Original Picture: SIRENS. Starring, Dana Delany, Brian Denehy, Keith Carradine, Vondie Curtis Hall, Justin Theroux. Directed by John Sacret Young.
• Independent Feature: PERFECT gAME. Starring, Edward Asner, Patrick Duffy, Tracy Nelson, Cameron Finley. Directed by Dan Guntzelman.
• HBO Pictures: THE ENEMY WITHIN. Starring Forest Whitaker, Sam Waterston, Jason Robards, Dana Delany. Directed by Jonathon Darby.
• SHOWTIME Original Picture: THE TIGER WOODS STORY. Starring Khalil Kain, Keith David, Freda Foh Shen. Directed by Levar Burton.
• SHOWTIME Original Picture: THE MALDONADO MIRACLE. Starring Peter Fonda, Mare Winningham, Ruben Blades. Directed by Salma Hayek (directorial debut).
• SHOWTIME Original Series: HUFF. Starring Hank Azaria, Oliver Platt, Blythe Danner, Paget Brewster. Guest stars, Sharon Stone, Angellica Huston, Swoosie Kurtz. Directors; Scott Winant, Paris Barclay.
• SHOWTIME Original Series: WEEDS. Starring Mary-Louise Parker, Elizabeth Perkins. Director, Craig Zisk.