Talent Guide

Michael Kogge

  • Discipline:Writer
  • Program Year:Episodic Lab 2017, Grants and Awards 2017


Michael Kogge holds a BA from the University of Notre Dame, an MFA in Screenwriting from Loyola Marymount and was a U.S. Fulbright Scholar to Iceland. A former Los Angeles public school teacher, he’s passionate about telling stories that shed light on forgotten or unrepresented heroes in society. His work has been nominated for a Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award. He has been named a TV writing fellow by the National Hispanic Media Coalition, in recognition of the diverse characters in his scripts. Most recently, has scripted a Star Wars video game for Disney and Lucasfilm. His published works include an original graphic novel about werewolves in ancient Rome, Empire of the Wolf.

Current Project

Age of Reptiles (Pilot)


Playboy-paleontologist Barnum Brown battles rival dinosaur diggers and cutthroat museum politics in his quest for the Holy Grail of fossils, the Tyrannosaurus Rex.