Franzis was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela. She earned her BA in Filmmaking from the Met Film School, based at Ealing Studios London. Whilst working toward her degree, Franzis developed a passion for the craft of Film Editing. She has since acquired an adept knowledge of the craft, editing a number of short and feature length films both documentary and fiction. She now resides in Los Angeles, after completing her MFA in Editing from the American Film Institute. Her short film INTERSTATE won the Student Academy Awards and was nominated for the BAFTA Student Film Awards.