Frank's Bio

Frank Hall Green is a writer/director and a producer/partner at Catch & Release Films. His directorial debut feature WILDLIKE has played nearly 200 film festivals and 100 festival awards.Produced by Greenmachine, Tandem Pictures and Killer Films, the Alaska-location-based film stars Ella Purnell, Bruce Greenwood, Brian Geraghty and Ann Dowd. Heralded in its reviews, WILDLIKE has a Rotten Tomatoes rating of 100% and is currently available everywhere.

Frank and his partner, producer Tom Heller (FOXCATCHER, MUD, 127 HOURS, PRECIOUS), operate Catch & Release Films, a fund and production company developing various film & TV projects, including the NY Times Bestselling thriller by Tim Johnston, DESCENT, with an adaptation by Mark L. Smith (THE REVENANT) for director Robert Redford; A GATHERING OF SAINTS, the true crime account by Robert Lindsay (FALCON AND THE SNOWMAN) about murder and forgery in Salt Lake City world of the Mormon religion; and GONZO GIRL, a book by Cheryl Della Pietra based on her experience as assistant to Hunter S. Thompson. Frank is also an executive producer on BOY21 based on the book by author Matthew Quick (SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK) with Lionsgate. As an independent producer, he is producing the documentary GETTING NAKED: A BURLESQUE STORY by director James Lester (CHICAGOLAND) and producer Chandra Silver, chronicling four NYC female Burlesque artists. He recently produced the sophomoric feature of Joel Fendelman and Patrick Daly, REMITTANCE.

Frank came up through NYU graduate film school as a line producer and production manager. Currently released projects include GHETTO KLOWN, the HBO Comedy Special version of the John Leguizamo Broadway show, ALLEGIANCE starring Aiden Quinn, Bow Wow, Seth Gabel and Pablo Schreiber; SOMEWHERE TONIGHT starring John Turturro based on the film by Theo Van Gogh; THE GOOD FIGHT by George Butler (PUMPING IRON, SHACKLETON); and ONE NIGHT by Michael Knowles (EAST FIFTH BLISS). Frank is an adjunct faculty at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts' Kanbar Institute of Film & Television, as well as an alumnus of NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study and the MFA program of the Tisch Graduate film school. As his thesis for NYU Graduate Film school, Frank directed and produced a unique documentary, SHOOTING SCRIPT, a personal film about his experience being shot (with a gun, not a camera), in the stomach in New York City. Since NYU he has cut his teeth producing, writing and directing far too many short films. He as played all the roles a budding filmmaker should, including shooter, editor, assistant director and boom operator.

Before risking a career in film, Frank worked in Venture Capital and founded the business OfficeWorks, an incubator for start-up companies in his hometown of Atlanta. He also founded ACE, a nonprofit that lobbied on behalf of Arts and cultural organizations around Atlanta. Frank grew up in Atlanta, went to boarding school in New England at the Eaglebrook School and the Taft School; and has lived and worked in western Kenya and Kyoto, Japan as an ESL teacher. Frank is an avid backpacker and a member of MENSA. He lives in New York with his wife Molly and two daughters.