Mike is a screenwriter from the Isle of Wight working across television and film. He specialises in emotionally intelligent stories with strong genre leanings - psychologically authentic characters, operating within a propulsive story engine. Mike has studied psychology, and brings a fascination with the discipline to his writing. Recently, he was selected as one of All3Media and the TV Foundation’s New Writers’ Collective. Mike has developed a wide variety of projects across TV and Film with the likes of Playground Entertainment, Wild Mercury Productions and Riverstone Pictures. He is currently developing a feature film with director Sophie King and producer Kate Phibbs.
His short story THE GIFT was performed at The National Theatre, his project JULIUS was a participant and runner up of Film London’s Microwave International scheme, he is a three times finalist of the Academy’s Nicholl Fellowship, has been shortlisted for both 4Screenwriting and BBC Studios Writers’ Academy, was a BFI NETWORK x BAFTA Crew participant and was invited to become an inaugural BAFTA Connect Member. He can also do a no-handed cartwheel.