Frankie Latina

Frankie Latina is an Italian-American independent writer-director born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, who began using his uncle Dave’s Super 8mm camera to make movies when he was a teenager. He studied film at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where he learned how to make 16mm movies, and made his feature debut in 2009 with Modus Operandi. It was released theatrically by Kino Lorber in 2010 and is now available on VOD. Latina is currently making his second feature, Snapshot.

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Talks

Cinephile with Mark Borchardt: Quentin Tarantino’s Star Trek

By Mark Borchardt | December 2, 2020

Cinephile with Mark Borchardt: Quentin Tarantino’s Star Trek

In his latest entry in the Cinephile series, Mark Borchardt enjoys a little flight of fancy as he ponders a movie that sadly never was ...

Cinephile with Mark Borchardt: I’m Thinking of Ending Things

By Mark Borchardt | October 16, 2020

Cinephile with Mark Borchardt: I’m Thinking of Ending Things

Regular collaborators Frankie Latina and Mark Borchardt launch their new bite-sized film review show with Charlie Kaufman's latest mind-bending movie.

“It Got One Star, for the Cat”: Filmmakers Choose More of Their Favorite Negative User Reviews

By Filmmakers | March 30, 2016

“It Got One Star, for the Cat”: Filmmakers Choose More of Their Favorite Negative User Reviews

It's no fun to read a major critic tear down your vision, but it's sometimes a different matter when the writer is a trolling internet commenter...

Frankie Latina (Modus Operandi) Talks Making No-Budget Arthouse Genre Movies in Milwaukee

By Frankie Latina | July 5, 2014

Frankie Latina (Modus Operandi) Talks Making No-Budget Arthouse Genre Movies in Milwaukee

Schlemiel! Schlimazel! Hasenpfeffer Incorporated!
In 1974, Miller-Milkis Productions and Paramount produced a TV show ...