Tony Croll

Director

TONY CROLL

 

DIRECTOR - DP

TELEVISION

•^•THE WEEK THE WOMEN WENT [1st season] – Lifetime – BBC America – J.Kroll EP –T. Croll Co-EP, 2011

••AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL [17th season] –CW– 10x10 Prod. –T.Banks,K.Mok,L.Fuest EPs-T. Croll –Dir, 2011

TOP GEAR [3 episodes] – History – BBC America – John Hesling EP, 2011

KEEP IT IN THE FAMILY [pilot] – CW – Forty Four Blue – Stephanie & Rasha Drachkovitch EP, 2011

•^•LIPSTICK JUSTICE [pilot] – Lifetime – Renegade 83 – D. Garfinkle / J. Renfroe EPs – L.Damon & T. Croll Co-EPs 2011

••AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL [16th season] –CW– 10x10 Prod. –T.Banks,K.Mok,L.Fuest EPs-T. Croll –Dir, 2010

••AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL [15th season] –CW– 10x10 Prod. –T.Banks,K.Mok,L.Fuest EPs-T. Croll –Dir, 2010

••BEAT THE CHEFS [pilot] – CBS – Relativity Real – Tom Forman EP - T. Croll – Dir, 2010

••THE WEDDING SHOW [pilot] – VH1 – GRB – Gary Benz, James Flint EPs - T. Croll – Dir, 2010

••AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL [14th season] –CW– 10x10 Prod. –T.Banks,K.Mok,D.Soiseth EPs-T. Croll –Dir, 2009

••THE PRICE OF BEAUTY ” [1st season] –VH1– RDF. – Jessica Simpson, Joe Simpson, RDF- EPs-T. Croll –Dir, 2009

••AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL [13th season] –CW– 10x10 Prod. –T.Banks,K.Mok,D.Soiseth EPs-T. Croll –Dir, 2009

••TAKE IT TO THE TRACK “Pink Slips” [pilot] –MTV– Ish Ent. – TI, Ish Ent, Kevin Harris -  EPs-T. Croll –Dir, 2009

••AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL [12th season] –CW– 10x10 Prod. –T.Banks,K.Mok,D.Soiseth EPs-T. Croll –Dir, 2008

••MOMMA’S BOYS  [1st season] – NBC –Ryan Seacrest Prod – Ryan Seacrest & Andrew Glassman EPs - T. Croll–Dir, 2008

••TOP GEAR [Stig drop / pilot] –NBC– BBC Worldwide America - Tod Mesirow & Kevin Harris EPs-T. Croll –Dir, 2008

••AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL [11th season] –CW– 10x10 Prod. –T.Banks,K.Mok,D.Soiseth EPs-T. Croll –Dir, 2008

••YOU DON’T KNOW DICK [ pilot] – VH1 – Tijuana Ent. – T.Searer / J.Foy  / Andy Dick EPs - T. Croll – Dir, 2008

••AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL [10th season] –CW– 10x10 Prod. –T.Banks,K.Mok,D.Soiseth EPs-T. Croll –Dir, 2007

(Winner of the 61th Annual DGA Awards - Outstanding Achievement in Reality Directing - 2008)

••AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL [9th  season 2 recap eps] –CW– 10x10 Prod. – same EPs as above-T. Croll –Dir, 2007

••SHAQ’S BIG CHALLENGE [finale] – ABC – RDF Media – Rick Ringbakk EP - T. Croll – Dir, 2007

••THE BIG GIVE [1st season] –ABC–Harpo Prod / Profiles TV. - Oprah & B Van Munster etc. EPs - T. Croll – Dir, 2007

••MISSION: MAN BAND [1st season] –VH1–TJ Ent. – T.Searer/J.Foy EPs - T. Croll – Dir, 2007

••BUSTAS [game show pilot] – MTV – Market Street Productions – Andrew Glassman EP - T. Croll – Director, 2006

••MY GRANDSON THE DIRECTOR [pitch / pilot] – VH1 – Tijuana Ent. – T.Searer / J.Foy EPs - T. Croll – Dir, 2006

••THE CHEVY COLLEGE SUPER BOWL AD CHALLENGE –CBS–Juma Ent.–L. Fenton EP-T.Croll – Dir,2006

••MATCHMAKER 90210 [pitch / pilot] – E – Ryan Secrest Prod. – E. Goldberg / R. Secrest EPs - T. Croll – Director, 2006

••SHOOTING SIZEMORE [1st season] – VH1 – Tijuana Ent. – T.Searer / J.Foy EPs - T. Croll – Director, 2006

(Nominated for the 60th Annual DGA Awards - Outstanding Achievement in Reality Directing - 2007)

••EX-WIVES CLUB  [pilot + 1st season] – ABC – June Road Productions - Andrew Glassman EP - T. Croll – Director, 2006

••MY OTHER LIFE  [1st season] – CBS – Fifth Floor Productions – Allison Grodner EP - T. Croll – Director, 2005

••ROCK STAR: INXS  [1st season] – CBS / VH1– Mark Burnett Productions – Mark Burnett EP - T. Croll – Director, 2005

••THREE WISHES  [airing pilot / 1st show] – NBC – June Road Productions - Glassman/Raff EPs - T. Croll – Director, 2005

(Winner of the first Directors Guild of America award for Outstanding Achievement in Reality Directing – the 58th DGA Awards - 2006)

•^THE SURREAL LIFE 4 [4rd season] – VH1 – Mindring Prod. – Cris Albrego / Mark Cronin EPs - T. Croll – Director, 2004

••HELL’S KITCHEN  [1st season] – FOX Studios – Granada TV / A. Smith & CO A.Smith K.Weed  EPs - T. Croll – Dir. 2004

••AVERAGE JOE #4  [4th season] – NBC Studios – Stuart Krasnow & Andrew Glassman EPs - T. Croll – Director, 2004

•^THE SURREAL LIFE 3 [3rd season] – VH1 – Mindring Prod. – Cris Albrego / Mark Cronin EPs - T. Croll – Director, 2004

••OUTBACK JACK [1st season] – TBS – Nash Ent – B.Nash, B.Connell, A.Jebb, K.Greene, EPs - T. Croll – Director, 2004

••AVERAGE JOE, ADAM RETURNS [3rd season] – NBC Studios – Krasnow/Glassman EPs - T. Croll – Director, 2004

••SIMPLY IRRESISTIBLE  [airing pilot] – VH1 – Rob Lee & Andrew Glassman EPs - T. Croll – Director, 2004

••AVERAGE JOE #2  [2nd season] – NBC Studios – Stuart Krasnow & Andrew Glassman EPs - T. Croll – Director, 2003

THE CASINO [1st episode – “Road Show”] –FOX– Mark Burnett Productions – Mark Burnett / Jaime Bruce EPs, 2003

FEAR FACTOR 4 [4rd season fl] – NBC – Lock and Key Productions – Matt Kunitz – EP - R. Thompson Director, 2004

FAKING IT [1 show] –TLC– RDF Media – Shauna Minprio Supervising Prod. – L. Black Director, 2003

THE APPRENTICE [1st season] –NBC– Mark Burnett Productions – M. Burnett / J. Beanstock EPs, 2003

(EMMY Nomination for best Cinematography nonfiction programming)

IN STUDIO WITH NIC HARDCOURT & REM [1 show] – A&E – Leroy & Morton – J. Bendis Director, 2003

NEXT ACTION STAR [1 show - Cinema Action Unit] – NBC – Brass Ring / GRB Entertainment – Chris Albrego - EP, 2003

••AVERAGE JOE  [1st season] – NBC Studios – Stuart Krasnow & Andrew Glassman Eps - J.Raff / T. Croll – Directors, 2003

THE FAMILY [1st season] – ABC – Arnold Shapiro Allison Grodner Productions – A.Shapiro/A.Grodner Eps -  2003

CASH IN THE ATTIC  [pilot] – 20th Century Fox Syndication - Evolution Film & Tape -  B. Smith – Director, 2003

SWITCHED PRIMETIME  [1 show] – ABC Family  - Evolution Film & Tape -  Kirk Marcolina – Producer, 2003

MY LIFE IS A SITCOM [1st season fl] – ABC – Nash Entertainment -  Robin Feinberg & Melissa Stokes Producers, 2003

THE BACHELORETTE [1st season fl+ opening shots] – ABC – AND Synd. Prod. /Telepictures - Mike Fleiss Prod.  2003

UNFORGETABLE ALBUMS [1st season – Santana, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys] - MTV Net.  / VH1 - various  Prod. 2003

SURVIVOR 6 THE AMAZON [Portraits/Reality/Challenges] –CBS–SEG /Mark Burnett Producer & J. Beanstock Prod. 2002

THE MOVIE BREAK [Roving segments] - TBS – Norsemen Productions – Brian Welch  Producer, 2002

EXHAUSTED [airing pilot] – FOX - Endemol Productions – Rupert Thompson Director, 2002

TRANCED [pilot] – MTV - MTV Productions, 2002

ROCK THE HOUSE  [1st show] – Vh1 - Goo Goo Dolls - Vh1 Productions – Glen Lazzaro Director, 2002

FEAR FACTOR 3 [3rd season fl] – NBC - Endemol Productions – Rupert Thompson Director, 2002

THE BACHELOR 2 [2nd season fl] – ABC – AND Syndicated Prod.  / Telepictures - Mike Fleiss Producer, 2002

MEET MY FOLKS [2nd season fl] – Nash Entertainment – Aliyah Silverstein Producer,  2002

OPERATION JUNKYARD [1st  season] – NBC – RDF Media - Diana Hunter Producer, 2002

SURVIVOR 5 Thailand [5th season Portraits / Reality / Challenges] –CBS–SEG /Mark Burnett & Tom Schelly Producers,  2002

(EMMY Nomination for best Cinematography nonfiction programming)

JUNKYARD WARS  [2nd season  Scrap heap Challenge USA] – TLC TV – RDF Media - Diana Hunter Producer, 2002

ULTIMATE ALBUMS [1st season - Bob Marley / Greenday / Bon Jovi / Red Hot Chili Peppers / Eminem, ] - MTV Networks - VH1 / Painless Prod. - Daniel Soiseth  Supervising Producer, 2002

THE WOMEN OF ENRON [Home Video and TV special] - Playboy Entertainment - Pamela Lane Producer, 2002

THE ANDY DICK SHOW [1 episode - season 2] - "Singer, Lisa Lobe" MTV – MTV Productions - Steve Priola Dir., 2002

WORST CASE SCENARIO [1st season] - SONY - TBS - Avoca Prod. - Craig Piligian / Scott Eldridge Producers, 2002

 FEAR FACTOR 2 [2nd season fl] – NBC - Endemol Productions – Rupert Thompson Director, 2002

GAY WEDDINGS [1st season] - Bravo – Evolution Film & Tape -  Becky Smith /Kirk Marcolina Direcotrs, 2002

SEXCETERA 4 [4 episodes] - Playboy Channel. - Eleventh Day Entertainment - Rudy Poe & Frank Martin Producers, 2002

BEHIND THE MUSIC [3 shows] - VH1 –  Stix, Sublime, Foreigner –Channon, Cohen, & Neubuer – Producers, 2000-2002

 SURVIVOR 4 MARQUESAS [Portraits/Reality/Challenges] –CBS–SEG /Mark Burnett Prod. – J. Beanstock Producer, 2001

JUNKYARD WARS  [Scrap heap Challenge USA 1st season] – TLC TV – RDF Media - Diana Hunter Producer, 2001

MOVIES FOR GUYS WHO LIKE MOVIES [3 segments] - TBS – Norsemen Prod – Mike Sears Producer, 2001

 SURVIVOR 3 K            ENYA [Portraits / Reality / Challenges] –CBS–SEG /Mark Burnett Productions – Tom Shelly Producer, 2001

 COMBAT MISSIONS  [1st Season] – USA Television – Mark Burnett Productions – Cord Keller  - Director, 2001

 FEAR FACTOR  [1st Season] – NBC - Endemol Productions – Randall Einhorn & Mark Perez - Directors, 2001

DECONSTRUCTION [Pilot] - VH1 – No Studio Productions - Adam Taylor - Producer, 2001

THE MANMADE MOVIE [5 segments] - TBS – Norsemen Prod. - Cool Guy’s House – Mike Sears - Producer, 2001

 THE ANDY DICK SHOW [4 episodes – season 1] - MTV – MTV Productions - Andy Dick - Director, 2001

INSIDE EDITION [3 segments] – KCAL - Allure magazine, Robert Downey, Volcano - Ann Hylan, Producer 2000 / 2001

SEXCETERA 3 [6 episodes] - Playboy Channel. - Eleventh Day Entertainment - Rudy Poe & Frank Martin - Producers, 2001

BUG JUICE 3 [20 episodes] - Disney Chan. - Evolution Film & Tape –B. Smith / T. Gazzerro / Kirk Marcolina – Dir.’s, 2000

TV FUNHOUSE [1 segment] – Comedy Central - Joe Walsh -  Mark Rivers – Producer, 2000

AMC SPECIAL [1 segment] – AMC American Movie Classics - Actor's with disabilities - Media Access, 2000

SNAKE PIT [1 Segment / interviews / bts] – FX Channel – Dean Minor - Director, 2000

FREE SOUTH AFRICA [presentation] – Nelson Mandela – Stuart Sender - Director, 2000

THE GRAMMY PREVIEW SHOW [interviews] - VH1 - Goo Goo Dolls / Johnny Rzeznik, 2000

E NEWS DAILY [1 segment] – E Networks – A Time For Dancing - Gretchen Putnam - Producer, 2000

THE TOM GREEN SHOW [1 segment] - MTV – “Number of years of marriage,”  Trip Taylor - Producer, 2000

CHANNEL 1 [3 segments] – Channel 1  - Colin O’Neill, Maricia Briggs, & Andy Merlis - Producers, 2000

EXTREME CUISINE [3 segments] - The Food Network - Atlas Media - Leila McCurry - Director, 2000

SEXCETERA 2 [4 episodes] - Playboy Channel - Eleventh Day – Rudy Poe  & Frank Martin - Directors, 1999 / 2000

STAND & BE COUNTED [interviews] BBC/TLC -Wave Entertainment - David Crosby /Don Henley/David Bender 99/2000

VH1 [internet premiere] - Paula Cohl and Snoop Doggie Dog, 1999

 BUG JUICE 2 [20 episodes] - Disney Channel - Evolution Film & Tape Inc. – Robin Feiberg & Kirk Marcolina – Dirs. 1999

EXTREME ALASKA  [studio / inserts] Discovery Channel - Original Prod. - Tom Beers Director, 1999

MTV SPORTS & MUSIC FESTIVAL [1 segment] - MTV- Rob Zombie – Moto X Buzz Director, 1999

AMERICAN TEACHER AWARDS  [5 segments] - Disney Channel - Kirk Marcolina Director, 1999

SEXCETERA [4 episodes] - Playboy Channel - Eleventh Day - Rudy Poe & Frank Martin Directors, 1999

ON THE INSIDE  [3 episodes] Discovery Channel - Original Productions - Engel / McCallie Directors, 1999

WILD THINGS  [pilot] – Evolution Film & Tape Inc. – Paula Abdoul – Rupert Thompson Director, 1998

SOUNDS FUNNY  [pilot] - Turnpike Productions - Kenyen Woods Director, 1997

 BUG JUICE  [20 episodes] - Disney Channel - Evolution Film & Tape Inc. – Laura Zucco &Donald Bull Directors, 1997

A BULLET HAS NO NAME  [documentary] - Mark Berger Director, 1997

FIGHTING FASCINATION  [documentary]  - Nancy Kwon Director, 1996

^REUNION [preliminary interviews] - NBC – Bunim / Murray Productions, 1995

 

COMMERCIALS – PROMOS – MUSIC VIDEOS

••PHILO [Shaq campaign] “Shaq” – T. Croll – Dir, 2011

••COVERGIRL COSMETICS [1 spot] “Lashblastfusion” – Jay Manuel & T. Croll – Dir, 2010

FUEL TV [3 spots] – Fox Sports – Josh Nicols - Director, 2010

••MOTION EDITORIAL [1 spot] “Model Madness” – Tyra Banks & T. Croll – Dir, 2010

DELL [7 spots for the Dell Ditty Rock Star campaign] – Red Cell – Joel Peissig Director, 2005

GREY GOOSE VODKA [vodka commercial] – Quantum Films –Christian Bruun Director, 2003

LINKIN PARK [various ids] – Warner Brothers Music – Susan Leon Director, 2003

VOLVO [various promos] – Volvo international / Dolby – Scott Firestone Director, 2003

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS [various ids] – Warner Brothers Music – Pari Ghorbani Director, 2002

TUNE DISNEY [120 promos] – Tune disney  - Hieroglyphic Productions – Chad Sahley Director, 2002

DR PHIL MCGRAW [1 spot] "Dr. Phil"- Paramount Pictures / Atlas Pictures /  Tom Cline - Prod. - Scott Messic Dir., 2002

SMASHMOUTH [20 promos] Nickelodeon " Clockstoppers" - Rene Veilleux Producer, 2002

TANTRIC [Acoustic Concert with winner & the band Tantric]  -  Maverick Records - Nelson Page Producers, 2002

JOSH GORDON [intros] – MTV Europe / South America - Luis Miguel  / Laura Pausini, 2000

R.E.M. [Promos & Interviews] "Revelation" -MTV prod / Warner  Music - Michael Stipe /Michael Mills - P. Ghorbani Prod, 2001

QUALCOMM [promo] "Brew" -  Frank Fourth Producer, 2001

TNN [promo] "The National Network" - MTV productions – Jen Mocera Producer, 2001

DILLARDS [In store promos] "Daniel Cremieux" -  Frierson Mee + Partners – Vincent Leong Producer,  2001

NICKELODEON [promos] "Fairly Oddparents" -  Nickelodeon – Michele Band Producer, 2001

LUIS MIGUEL [intros] – Warner Music - MTV Europe / South America - Luis Miguel  / Laura Pausini, 2000

THE SEXY GIRLS NEXT DOOR [21 wraps] - Playboy Channel - Frank Martin Director, 2000

GALEF [promo] "Teachers workshop" -  Blue Lizard Productions – Sandy Cohen Director, 2000

NASCAR RACERS [16 promos] Fox Family -  Saban Productions - Scott Mislan Director, 2000

IAMS PET FOOD [promo] "Playmates" - Bedford Falls / Saatchi & Saatchi  / Super 78 – Tandy Martin Director, 2000

NICKELODEON [10 promos] " U Pick" -  Nickelodeon - Anastasia Kedroe & Anthony Gelsomino Producers, 2000

FOX KIDS NETWORK [promo] "Hungry for Action" - Saban Productions- Scott Mislan Director, 1999

ELEVENTH DAY [Company demo reel]  Rudy Poe / Frank Martin Producers, 1999

FOX KIDS NETWORK [promo] "How to be a Hero" -  Saban Productions -  Scott Mislan Director, 1999

NICKELODEON [promo] "Catdog Stickin Together" -  Revolver Films - Gheri Arnold Director, 1999

AUTOTEL.COM [promo] - Monkey House Prod - Scean Isroelit Director, 1999

CHUCK E CHEESE [2 PSAs] - Zambrelli - Shadowrock Productions -  Scott Mislan Director, 1997

PEEK-A-BOO [lingerie commercial] - Laughing Fish Productions - Jodi Leib Director, 1998

HARD CANDY [nail polish commercial] - Laughing Fish Productions - Jodi Leib Director, 1998

^SUMMER - [music video] - Buffalo Tom - Squeak pictures - Carlos Grasso Director, 1995

^THE DRYWALL INCIDENT - [music vid] - Stan Ridgeway  - Squeak pictures  -  Grasso Director, 1995

LOUIE SAYS – [Films for House of Blues & The Viper Room performances] David Leinheart Producer, 1995

XEROX – [promotions of various products and instructional videos] - The Xerox Corporation Dan Bruck Producer, 1991 – 1995

 

FILMS

MOTORCYCLE MANIA 3Original Productions – Tom Beers Producer, Hugh King Director, 2002

KID BANGFox Searchlight – Kiran Ramchandran Director, 2002

DOWN & OUT WITH THE DOLLSWhyte House Productions – Kurt Voss Director, 2001

THE JOURNEY OF JARED PRICETen Percent Prod. – Dustin Lance Black Director, 2000

WHAT'S IN A COOKIE? - Rocinante Productions - Michael Watson Director, 1998

THE LAST - Savannah Productions - Travis Fine Director, 1997

RED SUEDE SHOES - No Comment Films - Nick Dillon Director, 1996

MISSING - Daniel Post Director, 1998

WOUNDED - Bennett Grabner Director, 1997

SLINGS & ARROWS - USC Graduate Thesis Film - Jim Cude Director, 1997

••DESERT JUNKIES - USC Grad film – T Croll / Kiran Ramchandran Directors, 1995

THE TOWER - Awarded “Best Cinematography" at U of M - Eric Ogden Director, 1994

 

Unions and Affiliations;

Directors Guild of America (DGA) [Director, West coast] member since 2003

(Winner of the first DGA Award - Outstanding Achievement in Reality Directing.  2006 for “Three Wishes”)

(Nom for the 60th DGA Award-Outstanding Achievement in Reality Directing 2007 for “Shooting Sizemore”)

(Winner of the 61th DGA Award-Outstanding Achievement in Reality Directing 2008 for “America’s Next Top Model”)

International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE) Local 600 - DP – member since 2007

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) Cinematography – member since 2003

(Received two EMMY nominations for best Cinematography nonfiction programming) 2003, 2004

National Association of Broadcast Employees & Technicians (NABET) [TD / DP / LD] member since 2003

 

Education;

USC Graduate Film School [Los Angeles, CA] - MFA - Film production - May, 1998

The University of Michigan [Ann Arbor, MI] - BA - Visual arts - RC - April, 1994

Otis Parsons Design School [LA, CA] - Classes in design/photography/drawing Aug. 1989

•^• = Co-EP

•• = Director / Director of Photography

•^= Director

  = Director of Photography / Camera Operator

^ = Second Unit Director of Photography & Camera Operator

   = Camera Operator

 

Additionally:

I’m a loving loyal husband and father (I’ve been with my wife for 22 years and we have a 7 year old boy and 5 year old girl).

I’ve never sued anybody and I’ve never been sued.

References & still photography résumé available upon request.

Represented by:

Agents – Evan Warner at the William Morris Agency 310-859-4000 EMW@wma.com

               Amir Shahkhalili at the William Morris Agency 310-859-4325 ASH@wma.com

 

Credits
Director: Jessica Simpson's The Price of Beauty (VHI); America's Next Top Model (seasons 10-17, CW); Momma's Boys (NBC); The Big Give (ABC); Mission Man Band (VHI); Three Wishes (NBC); Ex Wives Club (ABC); Average Joe; Average Joe Hawaii; Average Joe: Adam Returns; Average Joe 4 (NBC); My Other Life (CBS); Shooting Sizemore (VH1); Bustas (MTV); Chevy College Super Bowl Ad Challenge (CBS). Supervising Producer: Outback Jack (TBS); Hell's Kitchen (Fox); Rock Star: INXS. Senior Producer: Surreal Life 3. Director of Photography and camera operator on hundreds of television shows & movies.
Contact
Website: http://www.crollpictures.com
Agency: William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, LLC
Agent: Evan Warner
Agency Phone: (310) 248-2000
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DGA Quarterly
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