Michael Mueller was born in Germany and has been a film buff and cinema lover since his early childhood. He moved to the United States in 1994 to pursue a film-oriented education and graduated as a Bachelor of Arts from the University of South Alabama in 1999. He has lived in Hot Springs, Arkansas since 2000 and runs a video production company specializing in documenting people and events.
Michael has contributed video work to national and international television programs, including the Emmy-nominated segment "The Dish" by Sarah French for WHDH-TV7 News in Boston, the Canadian Broadcast TV documentary "Patrick, Pagans and Party Animals", interactive textbooks by Cambridge University Press and special features of major Hollywood Blu-ray discs ("Halloween: The Complete Collection"). His comedy short "Voyage to Spain" screened at the 2012 Arkansas Shorts Festival. Three of his feature-length documentaries were screened as official selections at the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, "Petrella: The First Lady of Country Soul" in 2013, "Benini: The Artist's Journey" in 2017, and "Happy Destiny Homes" in 2018.