Frank Chi is an award-winning filmmaker, creative director, and digital media strategist. Since 2016, his videos on behalf of clients and partners across the progressive coalition have garnered almost 40 million views and more than 1.5 million engagements on social media, and have been recognized by The Washington Post, NBC News, ABC News among others as films “sure to give you chills.”
Among them are the Black Lives Matter tribute “Kids Who Die” with Color of Change, “Letters from Camp” and “America is in the Heart” with the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, “We Won’t Go Back” with the Ms. Foundation for Women, and “Let America Be America Again” with MoveOn. Watch them here.
Frank has led digital creative campaigns for five U.S. senators, two governors and seven members of congress – most notably for Sen. Elizabeth Warren. His design and data visualization work have been recognized by The New York Times, MSNBC, Rolling Stone, among others as flagship content for the economic justice and social justice movements. Recently, Frank was the creative lead behind the Reflective Democracy Campaign – a project by the Women Donors Network to bring attention to the lack of representation for women and communities of color in political and legal institutions. Among his clients have been the American Constitution Society, the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee, and Planned Parenthood Action Fund.
Frank was also part of the team that created the “Notorious RBG” meme honoring Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and was featured in the movie RBG. He’s been profiled in Communications Arts and has written for The Washington Post.
A native of New Haven, CT, Frank holds a degree in Government and African-American Studies from Bowdoin College. He lives in Washington, DC.