Michael E Droberg

Michael E Droberg


Stella, North Carolina

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December 2017
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About Michael

Michael was born and raised in the small town of Nanuet, New York. At the age of seventeen he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and headed to Parris Island South Carolina to begin his career as a Marine. In 2016, after serving for over twenty-two years, Michael retired from the Marine Corps. During the course of his career, he’s served in many capacities including billets a Marine Corps Recruiter, a Casualty Officer, Curriculum Developer, and Training Chief. He spent two years overseas in places such as Japan, South Korea, Kuwait, and Iraq. Michael served in combat, during Operation Iraqi Freedom from January to December 2009.

Michael studied film at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the American Military University. Since immersing himself in the craft of screenwriting upon retirement, his scripts have won several awards in writing contests hosted by the Austin Film Festival, Scriptapalooza, Screencraft, Shore Scripts, and Talentville.
Michael now makes screenwriting his full-time career. He and his wife have three beautiful children and reside in Stella North Carolina where they enjoy coastal living.

He is currently represented by Barbara Bitela of the Silver Bitela Agency.

Unique traits: Retired Marine


  • A Way In

    A Way In Budget: $100K - $1M | Horror A desperate widow uses a necromancer ritual to bring her husband back to life only to be terrorized by the demonic spirit which possesses him and it’s up to her and a local priest to stop the demonic entity.

  • Cryptids

    Cryptids Budget: $1M - $5M | Horror Fantasy Two teen best friends spot several Cryptids inside a mansion near their homes, so they alert a veteran Cryptozoologist who discovers that a crazed man intent on world domination has found an Egyptian amulet which allows him to control these mythical creatures.


  • Austin Film Festival 2nd rounder

  • ScreenCraft Drama Quarterfinalist

  • ScreenCraft Horror Quarterfinalist

  • Shore Scripts semifinalist

  • Scriptapalooza Feature Contest Finalist


  • UNCW

  • AMU

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