About the Author

Intro

Frankie Hogan is an American writer, director, and filmmaker. He is a founder and principal partner of Corner Prophets Production Company, a film production company started in 2012, and the company controller for a Los Angeles-based international interior design firm.

Background and Education

Hogan grew up in the Grays Ferry neighborhood of Philadelphia, a notorious section of the city's South side. The gritty nature of his childhood environment has shaped many of the plots and characters in his screenplays.

Hogan attended Drexel University and has worked as a financial officer for advertising and design firms in Philadelphia, New York City, and Los Angeles. He moved to LA in 2010 to pursue his writing career.

Screenplays and Film

Hogan’s earliest screenwriting works included Philadelphia Luck (2010) and Incarnation of a Suicide (2012). In 2014, he wrote and directed A Fairy Tale of La La Land. The short screened at the California International Shorts Festival, the Independent Filmmakers Showcase, and the Hollyshorts Screening Series at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre.

Hogan's writing style, which combines ensemble casts with larger-than-life characters and sharp-witted dialogue, has been acclaimed by organizations such as The Page Screenwriting Awards, Scriptwriters Network, and Austin Film Festival.