Mike graduated from McGill University in 1994 with a BA in Film & Communications.
He subsequently attended the Directing for Theatre, Video and Cinema program at the
California Institute of the Arts. After relocating to Toronto, he met with Producer Shimmy Brandes,
a former McGill classmate. Together they decided to collaborate to film the ambitious half-hour short
Ashes To Ashes, Mike's first major directorial effort.
Mike now resides in San Francisco where he is collaborating with Ashes writer Shane Simmons
on his next screenplay.