Michael Patrick Owen
Michael’s career began at the age of five while performing in an Arby’s National Commercial.
Since that time, Michael has performed in radio, television, film, and theatrical performances
as a professional SAG-AFTRA/AEA union member. Michael’s production work led to travel of
33 countries and 562 cities over a thirteen-year period. Credits included: First European Tour
of West Side Story, First European Tour of Hair – The Musical, First Asian Tour including
China, Hong Kong and Thailand of “Rockin’ in the USA – Rock Revue”, 1st National U.S.
Tour of “Jesus Christ Superstar”, as well as a theatrical performer on Royal Caribbean’s
Song of America, Nordic Empress and Monarch of the Seas Cruise Ships for four years.
Michael’s film and television credits included numerous appearances on the television
daytime dramas – All My Children and Days of our Lives. Additional film work includes:
“Crimson Kiss”, “If at First”, and “Stay” music video.
Commercial appearances included McDonald’s National Campaign, Kentucky Fried Chicken,
Nickelodeon – TV Land Ad Campaign and “The Gathering’s” Role Playing Card Game
Production Feature Film credits include “Gods and Monsters” nominated for three Academy
Awards – Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress and (Winner of) Best Screenplay Adaptation,
and rigger work on the, Aerosmith’s – Get a Grip Tour (11-1-1993/11-26-1993/ Amptown
Michael is a Disabled US Army Veteran (353rd Civil Affairs Command Unit -Airborne) and
decorated former Federal Officer with the Department of Defense Police Department
(Picatinny Arsenal & Tobyhanna Army Depot). He received 2 commanders’ coins and letters
of recognition for excellence and service in duty during his tenure at both installations.
Michael’s sales and marketing experience has been nurtured at such companies as
WorldCom, Clear Channel Radio and start-up liquor companies (Marani Premium Vodka and
Dulce Vida Tequila).
Michael has been a Digital Film Editor and Cinematographer for the past 15 years. Directorial
and Cinematography Independent film projects include “Tales From The Road”, “Only in the
Movies”, “Control”, and “I Can Tie My Shoes”.
Producer Credits Include:
“Control” (MOJO Talent LLC): Writer/Director/Producer/Cinematographer/Editor
“Getting Grace” (Hannover House-Sony Entertainment): Associate Producer/Additional
Cinematography/Extras Casting Director
I Can Tie My Shoes
Film (short) by Malakai Productions Director A homeless veteran is down on his luck but carries an optimistic view and believes karma will get him to where he is to be, however, he gets there through a businesswoman with a secret that she has hidden for years. Together they help each other in an unexpected way.
Film (Drama and Short) Director "Control" is the story of the changing perception of women in America and the presence of adopting a new attitude on how women see themselves and their role in society. This spawns a new era in the decisions and choices that women are making with regards to where they live, whom they are with, and what they will or will not settle for in their relationships. For Chelsea Roberts, the question becomes not who is in Control but who takes Control? For Chelsea Roberts, this will be a choice she will soon be faced with. Written by Michael Patrick Owen
Film (Drama) Producer When a spunky teenage girl who has terminal cancer decides to make her own funeral arrangements, she sets in motion a plan that affects all of those around her in unexpected and positive ways.