CEO WildBear Entertainment
Michael was Managing Director and co-founder of Bearcage before becoming CEO of WildBear.
As Producer and Executive Producer, Michael’s career spans award-winning television, government and commercial productions, including a recent move into feature films.
Michael has produced commissioned programs for leading international & Australian broadcasters including, National Geographic, Discovery, Arte, ZDF, CCTV, PBS, Blue Ant Media, Beijing TV, ABC (Australia), FOXTEL (Australia) and Nine Entertainment Company (Australia).
As an Executive Producer Michael has been involved in over 200 hours of television most recently including Hunt for Tassie Tiger and Snake Boss for Discovery; The Kangaroo King and Borneo’s Secret Kingdom for National Geographic, M.A.D World For American Heroes Channel and Changed Forever for History Channel Australia.
Michael has had an extensive involvement with the China serving as Executive Producer on The Story of Australia (CCTV); The War That Changed The World (CCTV); Colours of China (CICC, ZDF, NZFC); A Tale of Two Cities (BTV); The Long March (CCTV).
Michael was an Executive Producer on feature film The Babadook (2013, dir. Jennifer Kent, Official Selection at Sundance Film Festival 2014).
Michael currently serves as President of Screen Producers Australia.