Entertain the People. Never Surrender.
Mike Messier is an 81 Award-winning producer, screenwriter, Director, TV host, and actor. He is also a playwright, Acting Coach, Live Event Host, and guest speaker. He has written novels such as the gothic horror A Distance from Avalon and the coming-of-age Fight or Play Basketball. Both of these stories have also been written as feature film screenplays.
Mike's other books include the graphic novel Wrestling with Sanity and Art and War of Directing Student, Low & No Budget Movies: A Primer for Creating and Participating in Independent Films, television & web series.
As an Actor, Mike has shared scenes with Meryl Streep & Elisabeth Shue in Hope Springs, Mario Van Peebles, Wesley Snipes & Cybill Shepherd (as her son) in Hard Luck, and Eric Roberts and Jason London in Mr. Birthday. Mike's YouTube Channels include 1 Man and a Camera Films, 1 Artist Mike Messier, 1 Mike Messier, and 1 Pro Wrestling and Sports Fan.
Mike founded "Avalonia Festival of Short Films etc." in 2017, which continues to run an annual Live Event and website. He participated heavily in the 2017 Play in a Day four-month series of performances from Natick, Massachusetts. Three of Messier's scripts from that series became short films he also directed; The Impeccable; So, You're the Guy?, and Dalmation. From 2015-2019, Messier hosted and produced the interview show Messier Mantra and the six-part Messier Peace Theater out of Seekonk TV 9 from Massachussetts.
Mike and frequent collaborator Tim Labonte completed a silent short film titled Disregard, with musical score by Tony Caramadre. A few months later, the three teamed again to complete Many Keys - The Heartbreak Monologue, derived from Messier's A Distance from Avalon novel/screenplay/stage play.
Best Silent Short Film
Singapore International Short Film Festival
Best Dramatic script
Also Ran
Siracusa, Italy/Sicily
Best Documentary
Disregard the Vampire - a Mike Messier Documentary
Shawna Shea Film Festival
Worcester, MA
Semi-Finalist Best Script
Fight or Play Basketball
Hamilton International Film Festival
Hamilton , New York
Top 5 Finalists
Fight or Play Basketball
Sherman Oaks Film Festival
Sherman Oaks, CA
Best Social Drama Screenplay
Fight or Play Basketball
Mediterranean Film Festival
Quarter-finalist: Original TV Drama/ Web-series
Fight or Play Basketball
CineStory Foundation
First Prize: Spotlight on New England Category
Fight or Play Basketball
Rhode Island International Film Festival
Providence, Rhode Island
"Selected Screenplay" (awards TBA)
Fight or Play Basketball
Austin Revolution Film Festival 2020
Austin, Texas
Best Cinematography - Chris Hunter
The Nature of the Flame
My Love, Michelle Shot Film Festival
San Antonio, Texas
University of North Carolina Greensboro
Maine Media Workshops
Sir Mikey
Birth City
Arlington, VA
Current City
Jacksonville , Florida
Eye Color
Also runs Avalonia Festival www.avaloniafestival.com
Played Cybill Shepherd's son in the film Hard Luck.
worked with Meryl Streep and Elisabeth Shue in a scene in the film Hope Springs
Never Surrender.
Entertain the People. Never Surrender.
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