After serving in the US Air Force in 2003, Michael earned his Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Film theory at the University of Northern Colorado. He wrote and directed the web-series “PreGame Lobby” with Machinima, Inc which quickly gained a cult-following and over eight million cumulative views.


Michael graduated from Chapman University with an MFA in Cinematography in 2019 and has directed numerous short films serves as a freelance creative producer for various music videos in Los Angeles. 


Winner of the Festival Heart at the Intendence Film Festival for his short, “Axios”; Michael is currently developing his first feature film, “First Solo" and TV series, "Lost the Lead" his follow-up to "PreGame Lobby".