Born in Detroit, Michigan Michael Mili is a working actor, screenwriter, artist and producer. Michael is a storyteller who loves to write about the tiny details that comprise our everyday lives. In his novel Cigarette Money, he tells of his life experiences in Detroit's historic Greektown and a tale of a world that has gone forever. (Being developed for TV) Michael’s knowledge of screenwriting came with the assistance from the Academy of Television and Motion Picture Sciences including industry classes and seminars. Michael and long-time co-writer, Rich Goteri have written together for television, film, and as copywriters for advertising agencies. Rich and Mike have taught there workshop, "Words to Film By" all over the country. Https://www.Wordstofilmby.org Mike's Page - https://www.imdb.me/michaelmili
Film (Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery and 1 More) Alanzo Hemsworth plays a small-time money launderer who is suffering from amnesia after freak accident when a deal goes wrong.
Film (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Detective Sullivan A kidnapping in a suburban neighborhood leads police on a manhunt that comes full circle.
Film (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Actor Elvis Martini is in deep trouble. He's in big debt to bookies and his daughter's school and his building is about to be foreclosed on. He finds cash in an evicted tenant's apartment and it briefly keeps the wolves at bay, but it brings out an even bigger wolf. His daughter is kidnapped and Elvis has 24 hours to come up with $25K. Cash only. Written by Filmbuff
Krampus: The Devil Returns
Film (Action, Horror and Thriller) Actor Five years after the murder of his wife and disappearance of his daughter, former police officer Jeremy Duffin is brought back to help in the hunt for a yuletide monster that punishes children that have been "naughty." As the monster becomes more erratic and unpredictable, Jeremy learns the truth about the disappearance of his daughter and the fate that has been bestowed upon him by an unlikely source. Can Jeremy finally end the nightmare Christmas monster that has terrorized this town for years? Written by Snowdog Studio
Amanda and the Fox
Film (Comedy and Family) Actor Ten year old Amanda (Elizabeth Foster) desperately wants a dog but her Dad won't have it. When she finds a young fox, she and her friend Maggie conspire to keep it as a pet. Little do they know the trouble awaits as the fox is pursued by a pair of shady, bumbling Russians, Dimitri & Boris (Mike Mili & Rich Goteri) with an ulterior motive. Also Staring Richard Karn and Jason London.
Television (Animation) Actor Tasso has a habit of being at the wrong place at the wrong time, witnessing strange and crazy events. As far as he's concerned he is the only sane man in an insane world.
Adventures in Speed Dating
Television (Comedy) Actor An overly dramatic church lady named Claire, who has a propensity for wearing to much cheap cologne owns and operates a popular speed dating service called "Love Is in the Air." She fills her pockets with lots of cash by selling hopes and dreams to lonely people looking for love. Two of her employees, Dan and Seton reluctantly smile and do her bidding for a paycheck, while gossiping behind her back. Plato a drunken Greek bartender, serves the daters while lamenting about his sorrows openly. John, the bell ringing referee can't wait for the dates to be done so he can ring his bell and stop the misguided match-ups that Claire has brought together. An ex-con sanitation engineer, a speech impaired school teacher, a sex crazed speed dating addict and a scarred mama's boy are just a few of the characters that make this series called: Adventures in Speed Dating. Written by Mili, Michael
Film (Comedy, Drama and Family) Actor Papou is the tale of a wildly imaginative young boy and his dying grandfather's attempt to escape the clutches of death through a surreal suburban quest for immortality.
Film (Crime, Drama, Romance and War) Actor "Approaching Midnight" is a gripping military themed action drama that follows young Army staff sergeant Wesley Kent (Sam Logan Khaleghi) who returns to his small town America home from war abroad. Kent must cope with burying the body of his best friend who passed away under his command Corporal AJ Culpepper (Brandon T. Jackson - "Tropic Thunder") and solving the mystery behind the tragic accident that took the life of his girlfriend, Aspen Malverne (Jana Kramer - TVs "One Tree Hill") who also passed away in a car accident while he was abroad. After seeking more information about her accident from local authorities, Kent believes that her death wasn't just a 'unexpected event,' while Aspen's father Mayor Steven Malverne is running for higher political office as Governor of the state. As the pieces unfold in Kent's chase, he discovers that Aspen's father is involved in illegal arms trading. Kent must now stop at nothing to complete one final mission and topple a tower of deception and ... Written by 12 A.M. Pictures LLC
Krampus: The Christmas Devil
Film (Action, Horror and Thriller) Actor Jeremy, a local police officer leads a life of a confusing past, spending his current time searching for his kidnapper as a child. After other children begin missing, Jeremy pieces together the truth and realizes that his childhood kidnapper could be a creature of ancient yuletide lore, Krampus, who is the brother of St. Nick, and punisher of children who perform acts of unspeakable evil without repercussion. Can Jeremy kill Krampus and prevent more missing children? Written by Anonymous
Film (Comedy and Drama) Actor A high school faculty lotto pool places its fate in the lucky numbers they've played for ten years after hearing budget cuts have eliminated all their jobs.
Demon Exorcism: The Devil Inside Maxwell Bastas
Film (Horror) Actor The story is a harrowing-tormented-horror tale of good vs. evil. Maxwell is hooked with anger and it starts to consume his soul until he realizes he is grappling with demons. Beelzebub, the lord of the flies, plagues Max to commit suicide to end his chaos. Destiny drops max right into the hands of the Fishers, Emma and Lester. After Max finds sanctuary under Emma's roof, a string of wicked events brings down an avalanche of evil upon Max and everyone attempting to help him. Priests, rabbi's and his new found friends all fight and die attempting to aid Max which culminates into a battle against Satan himself. Testing all of their will's to believe in a higher path...or allow The Devil to conquer. Written by Melanie White
Film (Horror and Thriller) Actor A group of ambitious filmmakers set out to create the world's first reality horror movie. Their plan was simple; they'd offer an active serial killer complete anonymity and a worldwide platform from which to display his work in exchange for genuine footage of his grisly crimes. What ensues is a hellish game of cat and mouse as a cryptic filmmaker, known only as The Maestro, comes out from hiding in search of his "perfect shot". Written by Vince Orlando and Adam Robitel
Revenge of the Black Eagle
Film (Action) Doorman A movie about a martial arts champion who avenges for the death of his wife against the mafia.
Film (Action, Crime and Drama) Actor A group of friends plan out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the other by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back what is rightfully his. When he finally comes face to face with his longtime friend he will be forced to make a life changing choice. Written by Elizabeth Obermeier, Marketing Manager
Game of Death
Film (Action, Adventure and Thriller) Actor A diplomat's bodyguard and company are injured in a botched assassination attempt. They're all taken to the same hospital, where the bodyguard teams up with a nurse to protect the diplomat from a team of ruthless assassins. The nurse soon learns that there is more to this sticky situation than expected. Written by Voltage Pictures
Love Is a Thieves' Game
Film (Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery and 1 More) Detective Spiros Deception, Corruption and Betrayal are all part of A Thieves' Game - Set in Detroit, a street hustler makes an unlikely alliance with a rising police lieutenant to solve the mystery behind his own fathers death until he discovers it was his fathers' partner in the police force who took him out. Written by ATG Independent Media
Film (Action, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi and 1 More) Miscellaneous Crew In the near future when people become uninterested in boxing and similar sports, a new sport is created - Robot boxing wherein robots battle each other while being controlled by someone. Charlie Kenton, a former boxer who's trying to make it in the new sport, not only doesn't do well, he is very deeply in the red. When he learns that his ex, mother of his son Max, dies, he goes to figure out what to do with him. His ex's sister wants to take him in but Charlie has first say in the matter. Charlie asks her husband for money so he can buy a new Robot in exchange for turning Max over to them. He takes Max for the summer. And Max improves his control of his robot. But when the robot is destroyed, they go to a scrap yard to get parts. Max finds an old generation robot named Atom and restores him. Max wants Atom to fight but Charlie tells him he won't last a round. However, Atom wins. And it isn't long before Atom is getting major bouts. Max gets Charlie to teach Atom how to fight, and the ... Written by email@example.com
Guns, Drugs and Dirty Money
Film (Action, Comedy and Crime) Actor In this film, graphic novel author Michael Steele (Eric Roberts - Dark Knight, The Expendables) reads the first edition of his Comic Book Series "Guns Drugs & Dirty Money" to his 10 year old nephew. As he reads, the movie quickly transitions to the underground world of the crime-ridden streets of Detroit. Where soon to retire mob enforcer Nino Capazo is out for revenge after all his assets have been frozen by New york crime boss Benito Fontaine. Marked for death, on the run and no one on the outside to turn too. He turns to the inside. Inside Jackson State Prison lies his answer, Rio. A former partner in crime. Nino helps him escape to round up a crew new bloods who are forced into attempting the biggest heist in FBI history. Written by John Anton
Television (Comedy and Drama) Actor A former high school sports legend turned middle-aged high school basketball coach finds a way to benefit from his biggest asset.
Shadow of Crime
Film (Action) Actor Charles and Raymond are sent to Detroit to hit a mob boss. Raymond makes a mistake when the briefcase he's asked to bring back to the New Jersey MAFIA DON is robbed by Eric and Greg two trench coat, ski mask, wearing out of work auto workers turned vigilante robbers. Written by Anonymous
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Gideon the Great: The Flying Ace
Film (Short and Action) Writer Through the mind of a young boy, "Gideon", we will be reminded of the importance of daydreaming. The viewer is taken to a place and time that can only exists within the world of imagination. Watch as Gideon takes us on a fun and adventurous ride through the sky's battling the Red Barron. Written by Andy Collen
Spartacus: Blood and Sand - Motion Comic
Television (Animation) Writer A four part comic book adaptation of the first season of Spartacus: Blood and Sand.
The Prince of Motor City
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Little Red Devil
Film (Horror) Actor Jimmy Lidell is a "nobody", stealing to earn a living in a dead-end life searching for his long lost girlfriend... until he meets Luc Tyer... a bigger-than-life underworld heavy that makes him an "offer he can't refuse". Jimmy accepts, but is leery about the secret motives behind Luc's willingness to teach the business. Jimmy's mother suspects that Jimmy may be running with the wrong crowd, but Jimmy turns a deaf ear to her religious warnings. Luc soon reveals his plans to use Jimmy as his unholy servant in a deadly and bloody game of evil revenge and power. Written by Dwayne Roszkowski
They Must Eat
Film (Horror) Actor A down-trodden warehouse worker commands the forces of evil to do his bidding. Training the flesh-eating ghouls to devour those that stand in his way to becoming a "normal" citizen of society. But, will his thirst for vengeance be enough to control the group of demons' ever growing thirst for human flesh? Written by Dwayne Roszkowski
The Death of Michael Smith
Film (Crime and Drama) Actor Three men, each named Michael Smith, are linked in various ways to a mysterious murder: the victim, the killer, and the homicide detective who's forced to try and sort it all out.
Film (Mystery) Actor Two detectives are called in to investigate the murder of a young woman. As the case unfolds, doors begin to open, including doors that should stay closed.
Secrets of Fenville
Film (Mystery) Actor Secrets of Fenville is a collection of nine interwoven stories all centering around various occurrences in a fictional suburb called Fenville. Ranging from the strange to the sublime, from the frightening to the bizarre, each story has a secret to share, often with unexpected results. Nine Detroit-Area filmmakers collaborated on the film, each directing a different segment. Written by MTE
Film (Fantasy, Horror and Thriller) Actor In the small town of Demeter a group of friends play a game based on vampires only one of them needs no fake teeth. The local Reverend wants the game stopped to protect his niece so he strong arms the town sheriff into investigating the game. The sheriff has an easy in as his kid brother plays the game, but the sheriff does not want his brother to think that he is out to bust up his fun. With the new girls in town, the man who reopens the towns run down factory and a mysterious stranger that roles into town seemingly unnoticed, there are several dark forces at work both together and oppossed. Will the sheriff put the pieces together in time or will the pieces put themselves together. Who will survive Blood Games! Written by Mistress Tiamat
The Ugly One: Thor's Revenge
Film (Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy and 3 More) Actor A modern retelling of the norse mythology. Fr. Mike (Wes Studi) has hidden a piece of Thor's hammer from Lok-eye, a viking warlock. Lok-eye kidnaps three children every spring and forces their mothers to find his prize. The only one immune to the Warlock's powers is Eric Thornton, called The Ugly One since he was a child. Eric only wants to win The Steel Gloves, an all out fight contest with a prize trip away from the madness. Fr.Mike must convince Eric to defeat the Warlock and save the very people who have treated him so cruelly his whole life. Written by J.T.Pruitt
Film (Drama and Sport) Actor Bright, well-educated, handsome Conor O'Neill's promising future was wrecked by his gambling addiction, which dragged him into heavy drinking and petty crime, but worst of all, the stifling grip of loan-shark bookies. Desperate for a loan, he accepts to stand in for lawyer friend Jimmy Fleming as coach of a Chicago black 'projects' ghetto Little League baseball team. His sense of pride, becoming the boys' sole idol, and competition, plus their attractive teacher, motivate Conor. But the crushing loan problem rather requires leaving town. Written by KGF Vissers
TV Movie (Biography, Drama, History and Sport) Actor Aiming for one of the most famed records in sports history, a pair of very different baseball players hit home runs at an impressive rate. Roger Maris, a reserved sort, is much less popular than his hard-partying New York Yankee teammate Mickey Mantle, the player who many observers think will be the one to challenge Babe Ruth's record of 60 home runs in one season. But in the summer of 1961, Maris surges ahead of Mantle, making a run at Ruth's mark. Written by Jwelch5742
Film (Horror and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew Alex is boarding his plane to France on a school trip, when he suddenly gets a premonition that the plane will explode. When Alex and a group of students are thrown off the plane, to their horror, the plane does in fact explode. Alex must now work out Death's plan, as each of the surviving students falls victim. Whilst preventing the worst from happening, Alex must also dodge the FBI, which believes Alex caused the explosion. Written by simon
Film (Action, Crime, Romance and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew Following the theft of a highly-secured piece of artwork, an agent convinces her insurance agency employers to allow her to wriggle into the company of an aging but active master thief. Connery's burglar takes her on suspiciously and demands rigorous training before their first job together--stealing a highly-valued mask from a chichi party. Their deepening attraction and distrust could tear apart their partnership but the promise of a bigger prize (some eight billion odd dollars) by Zeta-Jones keeps the game interesting. Only, who's playing with whom? Written by Lordship <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Television (Comedy) Miscellaneous Crew Zany sitcom about the host of a cookery show who equates all of life's woes (specifically, his own ineffectual relationships with women) with the problems of cooking dishes. Written by Cynan Rees <email@example.com>
Film (Action, Comedy, Crime and Thriller) Actor Tony Costas, a brash, obnoxious, sexist and racist Detroit cop who has long since stopped following the rules, gets told that he will have to work with Inspector Fuji, a straightlaced policeman from Japan. Fuji is in Detroit searching for a Japanese engineer who has gone to America with plans for a top secret car part. The pair naturally fail to get along at first, but as the investigation continues, they almost begin to come close to tolerating each other's presence. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The Rosary Murders
Film (Crime, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Actor Life in the Catholic Church of the Holy Redeemer in Detroit is upset by a series of killings whose victims are all priests and nuns. All victims are found with a black rosary in their hands. Father Koesler begins collaborating with the police but soon finds himself in a spot when the killer decides to choose him as confessor. Written by Salvatore Santangelo <email@example.com>
Jimmy B. & André
TV Movie (Drama) Actor Real-life story detailing the relationship between a popular Detroit restaurant owner and a young black youngster whom he tries to adopt.
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Nickle and Dimed to Death
Film (Action, Comedy and Crime) Actor Two Pittsburg nickel and dime junk pickers Tommy and Johnny Spazzino get sucked into the mob life when their mobbed-up dad gets whacked and their uncle forces them to step up to the plate to do the wrong thing for the right reason.
The Italy Boys
Film (Action, Crime and Drama) Actor Two generations of an Italian Mafia family, struggle for survival during the most ruthless and violent time in Detroit history.
This Funky Town
Film (Comedy, Crime and Drama) Writer Tony inherits a Detroit nightclub from his estranged father then teams up with his long lost uncle Gino to fight a corrupt mayor and his goons to keep what's his.
Sleeping Dogs Lie
Film (Drama) Producer A jealous wife kidnaps her cheating husband and his young secretary and holds them hostage in an isolated house in the desert; but divorce is the furthest thing from her mind.
FANtastic Horror Film Festival - Nominated - Best Supporting Actor -Krampus
Davey Award - Writing for animation / advertising client Happy Trails
Davey Award - Writing for animation / advertising client Happy Trails
Slamdance - Nominated for Best Actor - The Death of Michael Smith / Slamdance
Filmz.com - Nominated for Best Actor - The Death of Michael Smith
Los Angeles Silver Lake Film Festival - Best Narrative Feature - Lead
Slamdance - Won Festival Prize - Best Non-Linear Narrative - Lead