Frank Hays

Frank Hays

Director, Screenwriter and Actor

Spokane, Washington

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About Frank

Frank Hays was selected as a finalist in the Nicholl Fellowship contest in 2019 with his script La Famiglia (The Family). His latest, and most bestowed screenplay, Vincent and Paul: Unspoken Brotherhood, is a dramatized account of the tumultuous relationship between Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin, including the infamous severed ear incident. Frank's other scripts include The Apparition, Circus Animals, and the episodic series, Browne's Addition.

AVAILABLE SCREENPLAYS:

VINCENT AND PAUL: UNSPOKEN BROTHERHOOD - A mentally unstable painter must overcome his tumultuous relationship with his narcissist lover, who uses and exploits him to advance his career.

LA FAMIGLIA (THE FAMILY) - A gay Italian immigrant goes into hiding after being accused of impersonating a United States citizen by a Homeland Security officer. He finds work, falling for a divorced man with children.

CIRCUS ANIMALS - After a lioness and her cub are abducted by crooked carnival workers, a band of circus animals embark on a dangerous journey to rescue them.

THE APPARITION - After moving into a historic mansion, a divorced, loving father must protect his children from an aggressive female ghost.

THE BROWNE'S ADDITION SERIES - An episodic series that explores the lives of a group of gay friends. It's a cross between Tales of the City and Queer as Folk.

Loglines

  • The Apparition

    The Apparition Budget: $1M - $5M | Horror After moving into a historic mansion, a divorced, loving father must protect his children from an aggressive female ghost.

  • La Famiglia (The Family)

    La Famiglia (The Family) Budget: $1M - $5M | Drama Romance A gay Italian immigrant goes into hiding after being accused of impersonating a United States citizen by a Homeland Security officer. He finds work, falling for a divorced man with children.

  • Vincent and Paul: Unspoken Brotherhood

    Vincent and Paul: Unspoken Brotherhood Budget: $1M - $5M | Historical Drama A mentally unstable painter must overcome his tumultuous relationship with his narcissist lover, who uses and exploits him to advance his career.

  • Circus Animals

    Circus Animals Budget: $5M - $10M | Animation Family After a lioness and her cub are abducted by crooked carnival workers, a band of circus animals embark on a dangerous journey to rescue them.

Awards

  • Honorable Mention – Queen Palm International Film Festival, Palm Springs, Ca.
    (2021)

  • Grand Jury Prize (Silver) Best Drama Screenplay – Los Angeles Motion Picture Festival
    (2020)

  • Grand Jury Prize (Bronze) Best Feature Screenplay – Los Angeles Motion Picture Festival
    (2020)

  • Best LGBT Screenplay Feature – Best Script Award
    (2020)

  • Best Screenplay – Beyond the Curve International Film Festival, Paris, France
    (2020)

  • Honorable Mention – Mediterranean Film Festival Cannes, French Riviera
    (2020)

  • Honorable Mention: Drama Screenplay – Prague International Film Festival
    (2020)

  • Finalist – QueerWrites, Australia
    (2020)

  • Finalist – European Cinematography Awards
    (2020)

  • Finalist – TMFF – The Monthly Film Festival
    (2020)

  • Finalist – New York Cinematography Awards
    (2020)

  • Semifinalist – Changing Face International Film Festival
    (2020)

  • Semifinalist – Madras Independent Film Festival
    (2020)

  • Semifinalist – Wiki Screenplay Contest
    (2020)

  • Finalist – The Golden Script Competition
    (2020)

  • Finalist – Seattle Film Festival
    (2020)

  • Finalist – Beyond the Curve International Film Festival, Paris, France
    (2020)

  • Semifinalist – Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards, Los Angeles, Ca.
    (2020)

  • Quarterfinalist – ScreenCraft Drama Competition
    (2020)

  • Best Unproduced Screenplay (Silver), Los Angeles Animation Festival
    (2020)

  • Semifinalist – Creative Screenwriting Unique Voices Screenplay Competition
    (2020)

  • Quarterfinalist – Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards
    (2020)

  • Quarterfinalist – The Golden Script Competition
    (2020)

  • 2nd place – TMFF - The Monthly Film Festival
    (2020)

  • Finalist – The Academy Nicholl Fellowship, Los Angeles, Ca.
    (2019)

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