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Wind Philharmonic, OCU Composer Featured at L.A. Film Festival
A film short directed and scored by Vinnie Hogan ‘08 has been accepted at the 2009-10 Los Angeles Children’s Film Festival. Hogan’s film “The Bags” is a six-minute remake of the Hitchcock classic “The Birds.” The work will be screened January 4 at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Theatre in Santa Monica. Hogan composed the music while earning his composition degree at the Bass School of Music at Oklahoma City University. The score is performed by the OCU Wind Philharmomic under the direction of Dr. Matthew Mailman. The film stars OCU vocalist Courtney Longcrier and Bishop McGuinness student Alexander Knight. “The Bags” also was featured at the 2009 deadCenter Film Festival. For more information on the Los Angeles Children’s Film Festival, visit