Michael Venn

Michael Venn

Director, Producer and Screenwriter

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About Michael

director / writer / producer
The Heroin Effect - feature documentary www.TheHeroinEffect.com

Michael is a writer, director and producer whose background in music led him into the film world. He made his directorial and writing debut in 2010 with the short film “Dark Scribbles.” Michael went on to produce and co-direct the award-winning feature documentary film “In Danger of Being Discovered” in 2012. In 2014, he wrote and directed a series of music videos for singer/songwriter Elytta, who is now placed on the Official Ballot for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards by The Recording Academy. In 2015 Michael began production on his latest project “The Heroin Effect” inspired by the epidemic that is currently plaguing the New England community where he and his son reside. The idea for the documentary was born after having a chance encounter with an old friend who confided in him about his struggles with heroin addiction. That combined with the current headlines about rapidly increasing overdose deaths, both locally and nationally, inspired Michael to tackle this issue. Most recently, he was nominated for an Emmy for his work on the PSA, “It’s time, let’s talk” about the heroin and opiate crisis.


  • The Heroin Effect

    The Heroin Effect (2017)
    Film (Documentary) Producer Add a Plot »

  • Under Contract

    Under Contract (2014)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Tech Roulette

    Tech Roulette (2013)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Producer A bad day can get worse when you make assumptions.

  • Cigarettes & Scandals

    Cigarettes & Scandals (2012)
    Film (Short, Crime, Mystery and Thriller) Music department Add a Plot »

  • Hannah Has a Ho-Phase

    Hannah Has a Ho-Phase (2012)
    Film (Comedy and Romance) Music department 25-year-old Hannah thinks she knows everything there is to know about sex and relationships; sex is something you do only when you really like someone. Only Hannah hasn't really liked someone in over a year and her uptight attitude is beginning to ruin her relationships instead of encourage them. Her best friend and roommate Leslie can't take it anymore. Hannah needs to get laid. As a pole-dancing instructor and self-declared sexually-liberated woman, Leslie knows that Hannah's got it all wrong. She has to put herself out there (and put out) to live life and meet people. Written by Jamie Jensen & Nadia Munla

  • In Danger of Being Discovered

    In Danger of Being Discovered (2011)
    Film (Documentary) Producer A documentary on the 1990s music scene in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

  • Hosed

    Hosed (2010)
    Video (Short and Comedy) Producer Volunteer firefighters all have their reasons why they do it, but one thing is for sure, these heroes don't do it for the money.

  • Dark Scribbles

    Dark Scribbles (2010)
    Film (Short and Drama) Producer Dark Scribbles is the story of Angela Roberts, a talented psychic whose recent visions may have greater meaning then what they initially appeared to have. It seems that her psychic abilities and her professional and personal relationships are becoming intertwined. With the help of her husband and friends she soon realizes that sometimes nothing is exactly what it's supposed to be. Written by Michael Venn

  • Bighorn

    Bighorn (2010)
    Film (Short, Fantasy, History and Thriller) Actor BIGHORN is based on a true fact: that General Custer's bandmaster, Felix Vinatieri - an Italian immigrant and the great-great-grandfather of Super Bowl-winning kicker Adam Vinatieri - was ordered to stay behind at the 7th Cavalry's Powder River camp and missed the Battle of the Little Bighorn. The story takes place in 2002 and 1876. Written by Anonymous

  • Altitude

    Altitude (2010)
    Film (Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew After a mysterious malfunction sends their small plane climbing out of control, a rookie pilot and her four teenage friends find themselves trapped in a deadly showdown with a supernatural force.

  • Crooked Lane

    Crooked Lane (2010)
    Film (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew A paranormal thriller set in New Hampshire and based on a true story passed down over two hundred years, generation to generation.

  • The Bureau

    The Bureau (2010)
    Video (Short and Comedy) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Tweet

    Tweet (2009)
    Video (Short, Action, Comedy, Crime and 1 More) Actor From tracking leads on Twitter, to viewing videos of crimes posted on You Tube and Facebook. 'Tweet' is the story of a veteran detective who is tired of his younger partner who does all her work at a computer.

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