Michael Gorrie is an award winning screenwriter and filmmaker from the Twin Cities. His films have run at numerous film festivals across the US and have won him an Artist Initiative grant in 2010. In five of the last six years Michael has been a two-time McKnight finalist for directing and a three-time Knight Screenwriting Residency finalist. He was also a semi-finalist in the PAGE International Screenwriting Competition, which placed him in the top 3% of more than 7000 screenplays.
In May of 2018 he served as Creative Consultant and Script Supervisor on Brother’s Keeper, featuring Laurence Fishburne. He is currently in pre-production on a web series about an aging Twin Cities rapper from Executive Producers Alan Porter (McKnight winner), and Sean “Slug” Daley, from Atmosphere.