Michael Lee Barlin

Michael Lee Barlin

Stranger Than Pictures

Director and screenwriter in Burbank, California

About Michael

Michael Lee Barlin made the Black List 2015 with his screenplay Final Journey, a winner in the 2015 Page Awards about an elderly Inuit woman forced out of her village to survive alone on the savage arctic tundra. Michael Lee’s screenplays have placed in the Austin Film Festival, Sundance Feature Film Program, ScreenCraft Screenplay Competitions, Fresh Voices, Fade In Awards and twice in the top 15% of the Nicholl’s Fellowship. Michael Lee also wrote, directed, and produced the six-time festival award-winning 35mm feature The Pig Farm.

Name: Michael Lee Barlin

Lives in: Burbank, California

Company: Stranger Than Pictures

Occupation: Director and Screenwriter


  • The Pig Farm

    The Pig Farm (2000)
    Film (Comedy) Writer A dark romp about a hick, a hitman, and the other, OTHER, white meat.

  • Snapshots from a .500 Season

    Snapshots from a .500 Season (1997)
    Film (Drama) Production manager The rebellious captain of a perfectly mediocre college soccer team fights to overthrow the coach and inspire his teammates to become as good at playing as they are at partying.


  • The Black List

  • Page International Screenwriting Awards, Drama Winner

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