Michael Pattinson has directed 7 feature films, 11 movies for television and approximately 250 hours of television drama. Best known in Australia for the award winning films, Ground Zero and Moving Out, Pattinson lived in Los Angeles for 9 years where he directed film and television drama for most of the US studios and networks.
He returned to Australia in 2001 and has since directed 40 television and movie projects, based at the Gold Coast’s Warner Roadshow Studios for producers Coote Hayes, Newline Pictures, Alliance Atlantis, Paramount, MGM, Telescene, BBC and Disney.
In 2002, Pattinson directed the cult series Farscape for the US Sci Fi Network and in 2005, the multi award winning children’s series, Mortified. In 2006, he directed segments for the BBC comedy series, Comedy Shuffle. He is presently based in Melbourne where he has been directing one hour TV series ‘ Rush’ and City Homicide. He is presently developing the feature film comedy Lilibet .