Son of Irish immigrants and the youngest of five children, Michael spent his youth engrossed in movies and creative arts. He spent his formative years at the local cinema, learning how to create compelling stories by studying film.

Today, Michael is a produced writer/director whose writing interweaves thriller and horror genres with high-concept execution. He began by creating award-winning short films and ultimately garnered millions of views during CryptTV’s inception. Michael’s short film, The Other Woman, was noticed by Eli Roth – “Your work is Amazing!”.

Another of Michael’s horror short films, Doll House, was cited in Variety and the Wall Street Journal based on its viral success.

In 2016, Michael sold his first thriller spec, Awakening the Zodiac. In 2020, he sold his second spec, Retrograde, to eOne/Sierra-Affinity. HBOMAX is signed on to distribute.

Michael is represented by his Manager Chris Coggins – HVE, and Agent Charlie Ferraro – UTA.