TARANTINO PRODUCTIONS

The Tarantino family has over 80 years in the film industry. In the early 30’s Tony’s father Dominic Tarantino appeared in several westerns with stars such as Buck Jones, Hoot Gibson, and Tom Mix

About ~ Tarantino Productions History

By Mark Byron Lane posted June 15th, 2018

The Tarantino family has over 80 years in the film industry, In the early thirties, Tony’s father Dominic Tarantino appeared in several westerns with stars such as Buck Jones, Tim McCoy, Tom Mix, Hoot Gibson and Fred Thompson. Tarantino Productions was established in 1958 as a general partnership between Tony Tarantino and his father Dominic. After the passing of the elder Tarantino, Tony incorporated the company which is now Tarantino Productions llc. Tarantino Productions participates in the creation and writing of screenplays and script doctoring. We produce and direct our own as well as outside projects. In addition to film, Tarantino Productions is involved in the music industry having close ties to Cupid Records in Nashville, Tennessee. Some of Tony’s songs have been published and recorded at Cupid Records using that studio’s artists. Tarantino Productions has contracts pending on three major films in addition to those currently listed on this site. On November 8, 2001, Tony took home the coveted Los Angeles Music Awards “50 Years Tribute to the Sunset Strip” for his part in the music contribution spanning his career. The award was given out at the famous Whisky A-Go-Go where Tony has performed on many occasions.

AWARD GALLERY

Tarantino Productions Award Gallery          

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MEMBER

Tony has been a member of Musician's Union Local 47 since 1960.

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MEMBER

Tony is also a composer and is a present member of BMI.

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RECIPIENT

Tony was awarded the prestigious "Comune Di Napoli" Award, assigned to Italy's ammbassador of Naples to the United States.

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RECIPIENT

Tony is a recipient of the 2001 Los Angeles Music Award, along with Paula Abdul and Gary Busey.

TARANTINO WORKS

Verious Film Works



TONY TARANTINO

IMDb ~ Mini Personal Biography          

Tony Tarantino

Was born on July 4, 1940 in Queens, New York, to Elizabeth Jean and Dominic James Tarantino, who were of Italian/Sicilian descent. He was raised in Brooklyn. In 1952, the family, which included his sister Diane, moved to Los Angeles, California.

Tony graduated from L.A.'s Washington High School in 1958. He auditioned for and was accepted to the Pasadena Playhouse, graduating in 1960. He caught the "acting bug" from his father, who in the early thirties appeared in several westerns with stars such as Buck Jones, Tim McCoy, Tom Mix, Hoot Gibson and Fred Thompson. During the 60s and 70s Tony acquired many skills.