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.
Tony has been a member of Musician's Union Local 47 since 1960.
Tony is also a composer and is a present member of BMI.
Tony was awarded the prestigious "Comune Di Napoli" Award, assigned to Italy's ammbassador of Naples to the United States.
Tony is a recipient of the 2001 Los Angeles Music Award, along with Paula Abdul and Gary Busey.
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