Michael Addis

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Michael Addis
Occupation Television & Film director
Children James Addis, Charlie Addis

Michael Addis is a television and film director specializing in single camera comedy and reality.

Addis' debut feature, Poor White Trash (starring Jaime Pressly and Sean Young) was an underground hit in 2000 that ended up making three times its budget. He MAY have been hired to do a follow up $3 mil feature comedy, Double Wide, originally planned to be released in 2009.[citation needed]

His feature documentary Heckler premiered at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival (garnering a two-page NY Times spread) and will have its West Coast premiere at the AFI Film Festival in November 2007.[1]

Michael is also the Executive Producer of the BET hit comedy series, Hell Date. He has produced and directed on The Showbiz Show with David Spade, as well as Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, The Swan, Minding the Store and The New Tom Green Show. Addis has also written for The Man Show and The Skateboard Show. He produced and directed the stand-up special Jamie Kennedy: Unwashed, which he sold to Comedy Central. He also worked as a director on "Lewis Black's Root of All Evil" premiering in March 2008 on Comedy Central.

Michael is a member of the DGA and is represented by Protocol Entertainment in Beverly Hills.

HECKLER was released on September 9, 2008


  1. ^ AFI, retrieved 23 October 2007

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