Michael Goldburg is an award-winning filmmaker who earned his M.F.A. at NYU's Graduate Film Program where he won a Warner Bros. Pictures Production Award and a Dean's Craft Award for Excellence. His horror-comedy short, "What's Eating Dad?," was named one of the Top 10 Horror Shorts of 2014, screened at over 50 film festivals, and won multiple awards. Michael also directed "Tragic Relief," a bleakly funny web series by writers from The Onion and Comedy Central, which was featured on Funny or Die.
Michael’s short film version of his upcoming feature comedy, “Sure-Fire,” has won accolades on the film festival circuit while the feature script was a Finalist in the Comedy Competition of the 2016 Beverly Hills Screenplay Contest. Michael is the recipient of an AIVF Screenwriting Mentorship and is also adapting a comic novel of suburban paranoia by the former book editor of "The Chicago Tribune" into a feature screenplay.