Cofounder of Mega Ultra Studios, I write, direct, and edit short and feature films, music videos, web-series, and live events.
Name: Mikel-Jon (Mike) West
Lives in: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Company: Mega Ultra Studios
Occupation: Actor, Director, Editor, Filmmaker and Screenwriter
Internet by Mega Ultra Studios/Byrdman Group/M-Day Films, LLC (Comedy) Writer/Director/Editor Vigilantism is running rampant in the streets. So-called "Superheroes" are trying to make the world a better place. But in our world, that's assault. When you dress up in tights and beat up the "badguys," you don't need a costume. You need therapy.
Happy Birthday to Me
Film (short) by Mega Ultra Studios and Byrdman Group (Comedy, Thriller and Short) Writer/Director/Editor Rejection hurts. School administrator, Kelly Cartier, seeks out all her old "friends" for her 30th birthday party. After they all turn out to be bullies, she gets the last laugh. Made for the 48 Hour Film Project in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Genre: Period Piece Character: Kelly Cartier, school administrator Prop: Tape Measure Dialogue: You only live once. Written by Steven Eckhart, Eddie Pickens, and Mikel-Jon West
My New Best Friend
Film (short) by Mega Ultra Studios and Byrdman Group (Comedy, Sci-Fi and Short) Writer/Director/Editor What would you do with an alien that looks exactly like a celebrity? Find out in this 48 Hour Film Project Sci-Fi three-time award winning short film.
The Blue Stuff
Film (short) by Mega Ultra Studios (Horror and Short) Writer/Director/Editor Two boys happen upon a chaotic elixir, and the local bicycle repairman must clean up the mess in Mega Ultra Studios' contribution to the Albuquerque 48 Hour Horror Project 2014.
Left for Dead
Film by Mega Ultra Studios (Action) Writer/Director/Editor Four of the toughest girls from the streets of New Mexico take on the hit-men that killed their little sister.
In Plain Sight
Series by On Location Casting Extras Casting Assistant U.S. Marshall Mary Shannon must hunt down witnesses for federal cases in the witness protection program while also raising a rather dysfunctional family and her own personal life.
Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer
Film by Andrew Lauer (Adventure, Comedy, Family and Fantasy) Production Assistant Branded as a 'nerd' and harassed by the school bully, 12-year-old Arthur is rescued by a magical alchemist/troll but is soon able to return the favor. Arthur's loving mom, who struggles to keep her devious ex-husband from gaining custody of Arthur, dismisses her son's 'fantasies' until she realizes their all-too-real immediate danger and joins forces with Arthur, the troll, the Knights of the Square Table (Arthur's pals Natalie and Tim), and a dashing but washed up video-game master named Shane. Together, they hope to conquer an unleashed dragon and the wicked vice-principal who threaten civilization. Written by RA/AL
Film by Blank Stare Pictures (Crime) Writer Ex-Hitman, Phillip Cross is trying to escape his past, But when an overzealous heir frames him for the murder of his old crime boss, he's about to find out that he cannot escape his fate. This Film was produced with no budget and in the insane time frame of 2 months. Grand Prize winner at Burning Paradise presents TromaDance, New Mexico Written by Chris L. Dillon and Mikel-Jon West
Laser Squad Action Force!
Film (short) by Blank Stare Pictures (Sci-Fi and Short) Writer The Laser Squad Action Force Battles the Merciless Dr. Hurtenstein in this retro sci-fi adventure.
Best Ensemble Cast
Best Use of Prop
Best Feature Film
Central New Mexico Community College (Albuquerque, NM)
University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM)