Film Commissioner, Producer, Writer, Director, Buckeye​

Tony Armer

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. - Seneca, Roman Philosopher.

Tony Armer is the Film Commissioner and Director of Creative Industries for Dallas, TX. He was the Film Commissioner for St. Petersburg Clearwater, FL from 2014-2022. He is the Co-Founder of Film USA, the National Association of Film Commissions for the United States. He is an Award Winning Filmmaker.  He is the Co-Founder of the internationally acclaimed Sunscreen Film Festival.  Tony has developed, produced and directed top-level award-winning film, TV, and media content over the years.  Concept development, writing, pitching, financing, production, sales, and distribution. Click for more info, full bio.


Projects currently in various stages of development.  

Click to see some of Tony’s over 100 articles and interviews. 

Appearances on national and regional talk shows to news interviews, interviews in international, national, regional, local press and more.

Some of my favorite projects.  Portrait of a Superhero; this short documentary wrapped it’s festival run in October 2019. It won multiple “Best Of” awards and screened at 25 film festivals all over the world.

Bernie the Dolphin and the sequel Bernie the Dolphin 2 were both theatrically released by Lionsgate and are distributed in over 130 countries.

Running with Demons, this feature documentary won awards at multiple film festivals and is available on iTunes and other VOD platforms.

This inspiring short documentary film played over 25 film festivals around the world and won multiple awards at those festivals. Dale Pople inspired so many people and always shared a message of helping others and doing good.  He is the Godfather of the Real Life Superhero movement and he will truly be missed. RIP Dale.

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