Michael Ebner is a screenwriter with a background in stand-up comedy. His debut novel was ‘Named One of Best Books of the Year’ by Kirkus Reviews ("Laugh out loud lines and dialogue" - Kirkus Reviews) and it is currently in film development. He has written and directed short films for Golden Globe and Primetime Emmy nominees ("Love your reel" - Kristen Schaal). He is presently developing his IP into a series. He has recently completed spec scripts for television series HACKS Season 2 and SUCCESSION Season 4 (“Michael got the voice of the show down. Succession has such a specific language, and its characters have a particular way of speaking to one and other, that Michael captured really nicely.” - HBO Max Executive).
HACKS Season 2, Episode 1 ‘Smoke and Mirrors’ (spec script) Comedy On the penultimate stop of the tour, a blast from the past spooks Deborah and presents Ava with an opportunity to step up as a comic or show her loyalty.
All The Talk Is Dead Budget: $1M - $5M | Crime ⋄ Comedy When ambitious concierge Joel meets the talented hotel performer Wade, the pair’s scheme to fake Joel’s death to find success, kickstarts a dangerous game with music mogul, Lara. She’s the reason one-hit wonders really vanish.
SUCCESSION Season 4, Episode 1 ‘Return to Reason’ (spec script) Drama ⋄ Comedy Logan’s brutal deal hits a glitch while Kendall, Roman and Shiv strategise in Rome. Tom is reminded that blood is thicker than water.