Founded in 2019 by Hiro Murai and Nate Matteson, Super Frog is focused on developing and producing highly original feature film, television and innovative alternative projects, as well as supporting and promoting the vision of new filmmakers and storytellers.
The company is developing several television projects through their first-look deal at FX Productions. Additionally, they are producing the feature film Where I End at Netflix and the limited series Station 11 for HBO Max, with Murai directing and Patrick Somerville (Maniac) adapting from the novel by Emily St. John Mandel.
Murai and Matteson began their partnership in 2012, when Murai began to emerge as a leader in music videos. Matteson helped him transition into television where he has become a sought-after artistic voice and innovator.
Murai is an Executive Producer on FX's award-winning series Atlanta and directed seven episodes of Atlanta Robbin’ Season, including one of the most talked about episodes in television, “Teddy Perkins.” Murai won a PGA Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy for Atlanta in addition to receiving three Emmy® Award nominations and a DGA award nomination for the show. In 2019, Murai won a GRAMMY® for Best Music Video for his collaboration with Childish Gambino, “This is America,” which has garnered over 690 million views on YouTube. Murai has also directed select episodes of HBO’s acclaimed series Barry and recently directed Amazon’s Guava Island, the musical film starring Rihanna and Donald Glover.