Michael is an award-winning film director, screenwriter, producer and actor with over 10 years of experience working in short & feature-length narrative and documentary films, commercials and music videos.
The filmmaker behind GoodChat TV's viral cause-based hit "You're Wonderful", and UBER's "Hitchin' a Trike", Michael also co-founded 'fear+love' theatre company, co-created Australia’s first-ever one-shot feature film, 'Watch the Sunset' and has been involved in directing, producing, writing and acting in over 30 short and feature films, TV and web series. He has worked alongside both established and emerging directors, actors, writers and production companies.
He recently worked alongside the Fairfax Youth Initiative to produce & direct the stories of 20 young storytellers. Originally developed and performed as part of the FYI online storytelling mentorships in 2021, he created an entire festival of short films, shot in 10 days, across 8 regional and rural towns in the Murray Mallee, Victoria.
Passionate about exploring new and exciting styles of storytelling, he studied acting with the Victorian College of the Arts and film-making with the New York film academy. He is focused on bringing innovative, compassionate and lasting stories to the Australian and international film industry.