Mike W. Rogers was born in Alexandria, Virginia and raised in Newport, Rhode Island. The younger brother of a Navy SEAL and the son of a Dr. of Statistics from Stanford University, Mike stopped trying at an early age. Like most who have given up all hope for family adoration, Mike turned to writing Science Fiction, Psychological Thriller, and Horror Screenplays.
Recently, Mike’s work was recognized by The Film Daily Screenwriting Competition for Best Sci-Fi Screenplay. Mike has been a member of Roadmap Writers since 2017 and served as a Moderator for their OnRamp Program’s Monday Meet-ups.
"I was an Archeology Major, Anthropology Minor at the University of New Mexico and have always been fascinated by ancient cultures. I have always wanted to blend myth and reality into a modern Sci-Fi, Adventure stories."
MALEVOLENCE Crime ⋄ Drama After surviving a verdictive serial killer a disfigured housewife works with homicide detective when the killer announces he will stop terrorizing the city if an ordinary citizen murders his only surviving victim.
SHALEFIELD Budget: $0 - $100K | Drama When a man digs a foundation for a barn, he uncovers a very valuable material running under the ground and looks to his son to decide the future of the family farm.
SURFING Action ⋄ Animation Sets out to satisfy his passion for life, old age and youth watch, as man pursues the eternal quest to outrun the hideous inevitability of mortality.
THE CARE-GIVER Horror When a woman believes a killer is hunting her family again, she flees with her nine-year-old daughter and elderly mother. But soon finds the killer she tries to outrun, already possesses one of them.
IN YOUR BLOOD Budget: $0 - $100K | Drama When a Great Dane is critically injured, two brothers will use their strength, will, and wits in an attempt stabilize the dog as they prey for help to arrive.
PERISH Budget: $10M - $30M | Thriller ⋄ Horror When a female Detective struggling with the demons of her past, saves a young girl from a serial Kidnapper, her youngest sister disappears and she must confront her estranged family, who have ties to the occult, to stop the kidnapper and save her sister.
GAMER GIRL Budget: $10M - $30M | Action ⋄ Sci-fi When a Gamer Girl with low self-esteem, allows an Arrogant Bully to steal an impossible victory, she is transported inside the game and must find the confidence to defeat the game’s Big Boss if she stands a chance at getting back in time to win the tournament.
CONTAINER Budget: $10M - $30M | Sci-fi ⋄ Thriller A man with the uncontrollable power of Astral Projection is trapped in the back of a container truck and must work with two Columbian stowaway to stay alive, while constantly questioning his reality as he attempts to escape.
THE HOUSE OF FLESH AND BONES Horror When a Marine unit burn down a shack built from human bones, one by one they die horrific deaths and must decide to rebuild the shack with the fallen or try to make it out of the jungle alive.
StoryPros, Semi-Finalist - "Container"
Get It Made, Top 100 - :"Hostilities"
Fresh Voice, Quarter Finalist - "Container"
Circus Road, Semi-Finalist - "Black Solstice"
Film Daily Sci-Fi Screenplay Prize, Winner, 'Container"
Screenplay Festival TV Pilot, Semi-Finalist - "2020 A.D."
Script Summit, Finalist - "Container"
Write Movies TV Pilot, Semi-Finalist - "2020 A.D."
Film Empire Horror Mentorship, Finalist - "Flipping the Score"
Southern California Screenplay Competition, Semi-Finalist - "Shalefield"