Allen Wolf, Filmmaker and Author of Hooked     

Talking to Allen was like getting a seat on the Magic School Bus and teleporting to various places and experiencing complex and impactful encounters. Allen is a highly intelligent, intuitive, and creative person. He has the ability to talk about controversial issues and turn them into relatable and candid conversations.

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Allen Wolf is an award-winning filmmaker, author, game creator, and podcaster. In their review for his debut novel, Hooked, Kirkus Reviews wrote, “The high-concept narrative is entertaining, well-paced, and highly visual. It’s a charming, humorous, and hopeful tale. A quirky, touching love story that offers insights into autism and religion.” Hooked won multiple awards.

He wrote, directed, and produced the movie adaption of Hooked that will be released in theaters in 2021. The screenplay has won numerous awards and the film will bring awareness to human trafficking and help people see autism through a new lens.

Allen also wrote, directed, and produced the thriller In My Sleep that was released worldwide, won multiple film festival awards, and is available on iTunes and Amazon Prime. Hollywood Reporter raved, “In My Sleep never rests, a credit to the tight, psychologically astute pacing of filmmaker Wolf."

He is also the host of Navigating Hollywood, a podcast where Allen interviews media professional about their careers and how they stay relationally and spiritually healthy.

Allen graduated from New York University’s film school summa cum laude. His senior thesis film, Harlem Grace, was a finalist for the Student Academy Awards.

He married his Persian princess and they are raising two kids together, Adele (born 2012) and Cyrus (born 2015). He enjoys traveling around the world and listening to people’s life stories. Allen also cherishes spending time with his family, chocolate, and visiting Disneyland where he has been over 500 times.

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Preliminary Poster for Hooked

Actress Cora Cleary with Actor Jason Treviño.

Director of Photography Chris Taylor (on left) with Writer/Director/Producer Allen Wolf.

Hooked flat novel cover.

Still from Hooked the movie.


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