Frank Shank

Frank Shank

Owner/Creator at Frank'n'Land Studios
Director, Editor, Producer and Screenwriter

Houston, Texas

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About Frank

Producer, director, writer, editor in Houston, TX area of the United States. Have written 72 feature scripts and 12 short scripts; also made 9 feature films and 6 short films so far.

Unique traits: When starting out to learn about movies; I used to direct, edit, write, produce, the sound, act, make posters, network, from start to end while running 2 cameras sometimes by myself. If I did that out of loving what I do, I know I can do anything else in this biz

Loglines

  • Gateseven

    Gateseven Budget: $100K - $1M | Horror A church where gruesome murders take place conjure the devil to earth unless he can be stopped by a professor of the supernatural and smart ass detective. 

  • The Gravest Mistake

    The Gravest Mistake Budget: $100K - $1M | Horror A rich old woman dies while her caretaker and her friends plan a grave robbery that will haunt them for eternity. 

  • Into the Fright

    Into the Fright Budget: $100K - $1M | Horror A cemetery where a pact with the devil is made for souls may lead a sister to do things out of this world to get her sister back. 

  • Dayscare

    Dayscare Budget: $100K - $1M | Thriller A tragedy shooting at a daycare close it down for years until it reopens but the grounds were never cleansed as a teacher gets the scare of her life trying to solve the mystery. 

  • Clash of the Gods

    Clash of the Gods Budget: $1M - $5M | Action Adventure  A remake of “Clash of the Titans” but instead we follow the life of the son of Hades, Lucifer, his rise to power, and how he transforms the underworld into hell, exterminating the earth of all other Gods along the way. 

  • The Other Side of Black

    The Other Side of Black Budget: $5M - $10M | Sci-fi Humans discover a way to inject humans with plant cells allowing travel anywhere in space, but when exploration to a black hole turns into a portal, the crew will realize some places are better off never explored. 

  • Lawdogs

    Lawdogs Budget: $1M - $5M | Western Triplet boys have their family torn apart by violence when they are separated one raised by Indians, one by the town marshal, and one by the leader of a ruthless gang; as they are grown to be enemies but once they discover their true roots they must join together to fight the real enemy in this “Tombstone” meets “3:10 to Yuma” western.

  • Roller Cokesters

    Roller Cokesters Budget: $100K - $1M | Action Drama A story about cocaine and everyone effected around it; from the dealers, users, the families, and even the police going after it as all their lives intersect and collide shattering all the innocence around it proving that dope is not as glamorous as it’s said to be. 

  • Hispanic Urban Legends

    Hispanic Urban Legends Budget: $100K - $1M | Horror Hispanic urban legends Lechusa, Leyorona, Chupacabra and more come to life in this “Tale From the Crypt” type stories scare us over and over. 

  • Kurtis

    Kurtis Budget: $100K - $1M | Mystery Horror A guy gets stuck the first time he uses PCP, messing up all hope of being a star in society.  But when ghosts, dead prostitutes, and dope come around the guy again, could it all be in his head or revenge may be the only thing left in it.

  • Van Haunting

    Van Haunting Budget: $0 - $100K | Mystery Thriller A private eye who can see the supernatural world in order to discover the secrets to his wife’s death. 

  • V.I.

    V.I. Budget: $5M - $10M | Action Adventure  Forget everything you know about vampires as this fictional account of Vlad the Impaler’s rise to power, life against his son, and death of his love. 

  • Disturban Legends

    Disturban Legends Budget: $0 - $100K | Mystery  A wife dies unexpectedly, a husband plays the devil in poker for souls, a gypsy summons the spirits for fertility, and a detective unravels a cult; when DISTURBAN LEGENDS come to life.

  • Evilution

    Evilution Budget: $1M - $5M | Action Horror Zombies run amuck while groups try to survive only to realize that human zombies are the beginning of their troubles due to zombies eating animals and worse to evolve. 

  • 69 Tears

    69 Tears Budget: $100K - $1M | Action Romance  A lesbian lovers“Natural Born Killers” when one body turns into a string of revenge kills for battered women but how many can they get before the FBI steps in? 

  • Mysteryink

    Mysteryink Budget: $1M - $5M | Mystery Thriller  A “Final Destination” like trilogy when a tattoo shop creates an ink that blueprints  people's death through the art,  but only those who change their lifestyle may escape death. 

  • Equakill

    Equakill Budget: $100K - $1M | Action Drama A drunk driver kills a family except a boy who grows to become a lawyer taking cases to track child molesters, rapists, and worse to their demise. 

  • Frack & Kash

    Frack & Kash Budget: $0 - $100K | Drama Two brothers from oversees come to study school in AmericaTwo brothers from a wealthy family move to America for education but have to get street wise before the black market erases their family tree. 

  • Diamond Through the Rough

    Diamond Through the Rough Budget: $0 - $100K | Drama A guy makes all the wrong decisions in life leading to all the wrong places, but may finally realize all the negative was needed to get to the positive in life. 

  • A Mother's Love

    A Mother's Love Budget: $0 - $100K | Sports Drama When a father’s murdered by crackheads in front of his son, a mother must raise two boys to become men but the past comes back to haunt them hoping to lead to a better ending the second time around. 

  • An Arranged Love

    An Arranged Love Budget: $0 - $100K | Drama Cultures clash when east meets west; a family moves to America for the good life, only to realize the cost of freedom isn’t easy. 

  • Avangela

    Avangela Budget: $0 - $100K | Drama A unlucky stripper rescued from a car crash, instead of taking the hint she goes back to her old ways, leading downward into a spiral from which there isn’t another chance. 

  • Wicked Wiccan

    Wicked Wiccan Budget: $0 - $100K | Mystery Thriller  A serial killer is on the loose who is collecting body parts from victims based off the tree of life in order to gain eternal life as a detective and Wiccan expert give chase to unravel the madness. 

  • Family Treeason

    Family Treeason Budget: $0 - $100K | Crime Drama The brutal realities of child abuse where a man develops ultimate animosity as he tries to discover the roots of his family tree, but when he gets too deep, he realizes some secrets are best kept in the closet. 

  • Heart Like a Stone

    Heart Like a Stone Budget: $0 - $100K | Drama The true story dedicated to my late, father telling his story of how he moved from another country to America to have a better life for his family and the obstacles of reality in the land of freedom. 

  • The Mystic

    The Mystic Budget: $100K - $1M | Action Adventure A man set out to prove to the world that all religions are one, that men are all the same inside, and that it’s all about having a good heart when the wrong people try to assassinate him because the truth won’t just set you free, but hurt more than the superficial lies we are led to believe. 

  • Preydators

    Preydators Budget: $100K - $1M | Crime Drama  A father tries to get revenge for his abducted child as he takes the law into his own hands to get the culprit, only to find a ring of molesters along the way.

  • N.B.A. (Never Bet Again)

    N.B.A. (Never Bet Again) Budget: $1M - $5M | Sports Drama An NBA all star right out of high school that is the best player to ever grace the court, but his dark secrets about the mafia making him throw games during the season, then the playoffs making him decide what is more important, his team and career or his family? 

  • L.S.D. (Long, Strange Dayze)

    L.S.D. (Long, Strange Dayze) Budget: $0 - $100K | Experimental  A guy eats acid for the first time as he has the craziest trip ever while experiencing true euphoric feelings which open his mind up to levels never imagined, when he finally sees the ugly truth about the world over a few hours which last a lifetime. 

  • 696

    696 Budget: $100K - $1M | Mystery Thriller Spiraling down the path of madness, a detective witnesses some of the most horrific murders in his career, all of which lead him to a vicious satanic cult. 

  • Isle of Doom

    Isle of Doom Budget: $0 - $100K | Mystery Thriller BASED ON TRUE EVENTS - Two lesbian lovers move to Galveston, TX and open up a daiquiri shop. They start to see and hear things in their house; not sure if good or bad. Only after a few nights, what they see is enough to let them know which one. 

  • P.S.Y.N. (Pseudo Substances Yielding Necrosis)

    P.S.Y.N. (Pseudo Substances Yielding Necrosis) Budget: $100K - $1M | Mystery Experimental Fake drugs, government conspiracies, and particular fields of work leading to the devil himself wind up these 3 stories tying together to horrible scenarios that actually have affect on today’s society. 

  • The Afterparty

    The Afterparty Budget: $0 - $100K | Romance Comedy  A “Tale of Two Cities” about two twin brothers, one a hopeless, dope dealing romantic, looking for love in the wrong places, the other a party fanatic, both discover how fake people are and when the party stops, so does the lifestyle. 

  • Down Here At The Hash-baugh

    Down Here At The Hash-baugh Budget: $1M - $5M | Comedy “Half Baked” meets “Road Trip”, as we follow three friends trying to find the ultimate hash bar in Amsterdam, but what they encounter along the way will make it a trip they will never forget. 

  • Hoodfellaz

    Hoodfellaz Budget: $1M - $5M | Action Drama An ex-con who gets out and cannot find work, gets involved with the drug cartels in Mexico when those he thought he could ultimately trust turn against him. 

  • Lonestar Gangster

    Lonestar Gangster Budget: $100K - $1M | Action Drama A man’s rise to power in the dope game as he always tries to separate family and business, but once he gets caught up, his investors make his family their business as he finds out the hard way that there aren’t any friends in the dope game. 

  • Visible Blind Spots Volume 1/2

    Visible Blind Spots Volume 1/2 Budget: $0 - $100K | Action Drama A drug dealer is set up with a garbage man for the mob, but becomes involved when he sees too much and tries to get out, it’s too late and now his brother must try to get him out of a game that was never that to begin with. 

  • Smoke/Chronicles of Smoke

    Smoke/Chronicles of Smoke Budget: $100K - $1M | Action Drama The making of an assassin as choices and people in his life teach him the best lesson, how to do the job without remorse. In the second story we follow his hits and jobs that made him a legend as there will never be another like him, wether that is good or bad... 

  • American Felon: Angel Lives/Devil Lives

    American Felon: Angel Lives/Devil Lives Budget: $1M - $5M | Action Crime A “Godfather” trilogy about family and honor as a man lives the gangster life over his family span only to find out the past will always come back to haunt and hurt all those around him. 

  • Balance of Power

    Balance of Power Budget: $5M - $10M | Action Adventure  A rated R “Lord of the Rings”, the tale where humans cease to exist, so when aliens from another planet come to take earth’s gold, a war is summoned amongst the creatures of the land in an adventure that will take you beyond the realm of imagination. 

  • The Darkest Knight

    The Darkest Knight Budget: $1M - $5M | Mystery Horror Humans call upon Lucifer’s army of darkness, when they are at the bottom of the barrel; three people make deals with the devil and their lives intersect and collide, as they realize that some fires burn more than others when played with. 

  • Dr. J & Mr. H.

    Dr. J & Mr. H. Budget: $1M - $5M | Action Experimental A modern day remake of “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”, a scientist who finds a cure for cancer, but when his nemesis steals the formula and uses it on himself, transforming into a monster, Dr. J has no choice but to do the same in order to stop him. 

  • Gateway Through Hells

    Gateway Through Hells Budget: $1M - $5M | Action Adventure An ex hitman for the mob kills some thugs trying to rape and rob his wife, gets the death penalty for murder as his wife kills herself while visiting him, when all is lost he builds a portal to journey through hell to get his wife’s soul back. 

  • Hallow's Eve:  Dusk

    Hallow's Eve: Dusk Budget: $100K - $1M | Action Adventure In a small, haunted town, Hallow’s Eve, the watcher of the place is asked to step in and stop a horde of more evil than the town has ever seen before it destroys the very essence of the small, precarious place. 

  • Hell's Sassin/Heaven's Sassin/Legend's Sassin

    Hell's Sassin/Heaven's Sassin/Legend's Sassin Budget: $1M - $5M | Action Adventure A drug lord is killed in a police chase as he awakes in purgatory where he will decide where he goes in the next life, he must choose to become an assassin for heaven or hell over this trilogy of epic proportions. 

  • Inner Ninja

    Inner Ninja Budget: $100K - $1M | Action Adventure  The last of the ninja clan is trained by his late father’s master, but after his master is killed he must track the killer to America as he discovers it is the same person who killed his father, now he must use all his training to avenge his clan and family from an eternal enemy. 

  • Jumahwolf

    Jumahwolf Budget: $1M - $5M | Action Adventure A dude is randomly bit by a werewolf as he plots revenge against all those who set him up, but soon realizes he isn’t the only werewolf in town as a clan tries to recruit him for special purposes. 

  • Knightmare

    Knightmare Budget: $1M - $5M | Action Adventure A young, knight in training must save the kingdom by finding the ultimate weapon no regular person can plunge out from a volcano, but then has to decide to save the princess he loves or the kingdom he respects in this tale of love and honor. 

  • Labinnac

    Labinnac Budget: $1M - $5M | Action Adventure  Mankind develops a special submarine to travel to the center of the Bermuda triangle to discover an island which looks like paradise at first, but soon discover its’ cannibalistic brain eating inhabitants who make sure no one ever leaves alive. 

  • Mantra Minds

    Mantra Minds Budget: $1M - $5M | Action Adventure A king has a boy through a commoner, instead of killing the baby like the servant raises him as his own as over the years the kingdom is threatened when Hindu gods come to the boy and tell him to pass a number of tests in order to save a kingdom he has never known. 

  • Sandee

    Sandee Budget: $1M - $5M | Action Fantasy Father Time and Mother Nature hook up, have a baby made out of pure sand when Death comes knocking on their door killing them both and leaving the child who grows and comes after Death and his horde of the undead in order to save the earth. 

  • Exchangeable Honor

    Exchangeable Honor Budget: $1M - $5M | Romance War  A modern day “Romeo & Juliet” about a US soldier falls in love with a girl overseas showing that even in the ugliest places, love may blossom. 

  • Lawdogs

    Lawdogs Budget: $1M - $5M | Action Western Triplet boys have their family torn apart by violence when they are separated one raised by Indians, one by the town marshal, and one by the leader of a ruthless gang; as they are grown to be enemies but once they discover their true roots they must join together to fight the real enemy in this “Tombstone” meets “3:10 to Yuma” western. 

  • UFO

    UFO Budget: $1M - $5M | Sci-fi Experimental An alien abduction takes place as one man who escapes their clutches is the only one who can stop their invasion. 

Credits

  • Distruban Legend

    Distruban Legend (2017)
    Film by F5150S Films Producer/Director/Writer/Editor A guy's wife dies mysteriously. As he tries to figure out strangeness enshrowding her death, what he learns is about cults, sacrifices, and satan himself. Even that is just the beginning, as what follows can only be told after you experience, the DISTURBAN LEGEND.

  • Para Mi

    Para Mi (2017)
    Video Director

  • Can You Hear Me?

    Can You Hear Me? (2017)
    Film Director

  • Amber Townsend Presents

    Amber Townsend Presents (2017)
    Film Director

  • Roller Cokesters

    Roller Cokesters (2016)
    Film by F5150S Films Producer/Director/Writer/Editor Cocaine. The people who use it, the people who sell it, the people trying t stop it. How all these lives are affected and an event that ties all these people together. Cocaine, a helluva drug.

  • Isle of Doom

    Isle of Doom (2016)
    Film by F5150S Films Producer/Director/Writer/Editor A couple moves into a haunted house only to find out the spirits aren't the worst part of it...

  • Preydators

    Preydators (2016)
    Film by F5150S Films Producer/Director/Writer/Editor Joel jr gets kidnapped randomly as his father seeks out revenge and justice. But what he learns from the first kill is more than he bargained for as an entire ring of weirdoes ties into this blood for blood thriller.

  • Hoodfella All In

    Hoodfella All In (2016)
    Film Producer/Director/Writer/Editor

  • Mysterink

    Mysterink (2016)
    Film Producer/Director/Writer/Editor

  • Gateseven

    Gateseven (2016)
    Film Producer/Director/Writer/Editor

  • Pseudoie

    Pseudoie (2015)
    Film (short) by F5150S Films Producer/Director/Writer/Editor Government conspiracies, fake drugs made to turn the population into zombies or worse. Two brothers, both from bad worlds. One takes the right path with the wrong choices and one takes the wrong path with the right choices; both collide in this 3 part thriller horror on fake drugs and real ones.

  • A Good Thing Gone

    A Good Thing Gone (2015)
    Film by F5150S Films Producer/Director/Writer/Editor A family spends their breakfast like any other, only to lose someone they love, tragically that morning. The same moment a girl loses her boyfriend. Circumstances and luck lead the two lost souls to each other, but only to be let down by life. A tale of appreciating a good thing before its gone.

  • 210 Killer

    210 Killer (2015)
    Film (short) by F5150S Films Producer/Director/Writer/Editor The urban legend about the haunted railroad tracks in San Antonio where all the kids were killed by an oncoming train. They now push people who park their cars on the tracks over to safety so not to meet a similar demise. Ralph, a wannabe filmmaker, gets a group of friends together to try to discover secrets behind the legend only to find out what the price of fame truly is.

Awards

  • (QUARTER FINALIST) PAGE INTL SCREENWRITING - MYSTERYINK
    (2018)

  • (FINALIST 1ST PLACE AWARD WINNER) VEGAS SCREENPLAY CONTEST - ALL IN
    (2017)

  • (FINALIST) CANNES SCREENPLAY CONTEST - 69 TEARS
    (2017)

  • FINALIST) OXACA INTL FESTIVAL SCRIPT CONTEST - 69 TEARS
    (2017)

  • ROLLER COKESTERS - BEST FILM - USA Film Fest (Dallas, TX)
    (2016)

  • FRIGHT NIGHT FEST - THE DISTURBAN LEGEND
    (2016)

  • (SILVER PRIZE) - Hollywood Screenplay Contest 2016 - ALL IN
    (2016)

  • ISLE OF DOOM - BEST FILM - Gulf Coast Film Fest (Kemah, TX)
    (2015)

  • PSEUDOIE - BEST HORROR SHORT - Fright Night Film Fest (Louisville, KY)
    (2014)

  • PSEUDOIIE BEST PSYCHO HORROR SHORT - C47 Film Festival (Houston, TX)
    (2013)

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