Mike is a film director and ad creative based in Los Angeles.
His latest short film, “How to Fire Someone (with Jules and Jonas),” had its world premiere at Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival in 2019.
His series The Rick and Stanley Show screened at Atlanta Film Festival’s episodic showcase and at Chicago Comedy Film Festival in 2018.
His directorial debut “Steve’s Problem” has screened at festivals and venues throughout America, including 3 Oscar-qualifying film fests and 2 “best narrative short” wins. Upon its Vimeo release in 2015, BroBible.com called it “The Best Short Film You’ll Ever Watch About Taking a Piss.”
Mike’s advertising work in Eastern Europe (where he lived for 5 years) has been recognized by The Clios, Cannes Lions, and The One Show. Since returning stateside, he’s worked for agencies like Goodby Silverstein & Partners, Eleven, and Havas on brands like Comcast, Google, and Cheetos. Check out his ad work HERE.
Mike grew up in central Minnesota, and has a bit of an accent.