Mike Messier is a 49 award-winning Screenwriter, Director, TV host, and Actor.
Accolades include a Regional Emmy Nomination for work as Associate Producer on the documentary Haiti: Triumph, Struggle and the Sorrow of a People, in addition to several screenwriting accolades including two awards for Fight or Play Basketball (from MedFF and RIIFF), a coming of age feature film screenplay and a recent award for his prison drama Also Ran (from MedFF).
Current projects also include Disregard the Vampire: A Mike Messier Documentary which is currently being sent to festivals, having already won 11 awards (for the doc itself, Poster Design, Promotional Photo, and the film’s Trailer).
Mike has re-imagined some of the characters into the world of Distance from Avalon, which he has since written as a stage play, screenplay, and novella.
As an Actor, Mike has shared scenes with Meryl Streep and Elisabeth Shue in Hope Springs, Wesley Snipes and Cybill Shepherd (as her son) in Hard Luck, Frances McDormand, and Richard Jenkins in Olive Kitteridge among others.
Mike’s TV show Messier Mantra features Mike as an interviewer and host for fascinating guests from the worlds of Entertainment, Sports, Environmental concerns, and Holistic medicine. Popular episodes have included writer/artist Geena Matuson, Boxing promoter Jimmy Burchfield Sr and film producer David Gere.