Michael is a Sydney based Production Designer, working in Australia and abroad.
A 2012 AFTRS Production Design graduate, Michael has a background in Object and Jewellery Design and holds a Bachelor of Design in Architecture from Sydney University. His passion for architecture, art and design led him to pursue a career designing for film – a medium where he loves the world of visual storytelling to inform audiences.
More recently, his success has taken him abroad where he was art directing international campaigns, with some of Europe’s leading agencies and directors.
Notable collaborations: Olivier Dahan (Dir. La Vie en Rose, Ghost River), The Guard Brothers (Dir. The Uninvited), Larry Smith (DOP. Eyes Wide Shut, Only God Forgives), Erik Wilson (DOP The Imposter, Paddington 2), Willy Vanderpere (Dior, Prada, Vogue).
Back in Australia, Michael brings his experience and sophisticated aesthetic, seeking to pursue long form drama opportunities and explore new collaborations. He is currently in production on FIRST WARS, the third chapter of a 3 part series for Blackfella Films.