Michael is the creator and writer of ‘Western X’ a weird west web series produced independently. The series has garnered close to a million fans across the globe and keeps growing. The first 3 episodes which were shot with a shoestring budget was used to gather interest from private investors that would eventually lead to the production of episodes 4-18. In 2011 the Producer’s Guild of America nominated Michael for a “Digital 25″ award; an award that honors individuals and teams who have made the greatest impact on digital entertainment and storytelling. Also in 2013 Michael was nominated by the IAWTV Awards for Best Cinematography for ‘Western X’, where it was placed in competition against big Hollywood produced shows including ‘H+’ produced by Bryan Singer (X-Men). Additionally Michael has written scripts on spec that have been optioned for production and has a feature film currently in development.