Michael Walker (filmmaker)

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Michael Walker (born 1967) is an American filmmaker. He has written and directed four feature films, including Chasing Sleep, starring Jeff Daniels and Price Check, starring Parker Posey. His films have premiered at Toronto International Film Festival and Sundance Film Festival.[1][2]


Walker graduated from New York University Tisch School of the Arts in 1989. He also attended Stella Adler Studio of Acting in Los Angeles.[3] He moved to Seattle where he made his first short film, Pie Eater, which premiered at the Hamptons Film Festival in 1995.[4] He currently lives in New York City.[5]


Year Title Notes
1995 Pie Eater Short film, premiered at the Hamptons International Film Festival[4]
1997 Letters at Midnight Short film
2000 Chasing Sleep Premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival[1][6]
2012 Price Check Premiered at the Sundance Film Festival[2]
2013 The Maid's Room Premiered at the Hamptons International Film Festival[4]
2017 Cut Shoot Kill [7]
2018 Paint TV pilot, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival[8]


  1. ^ a b McCarthy, Todd; McCarthy, Todd (2000-09-20). "Chasing Sleep". Variety. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
  2. ^ a b Anderson, John; Anderson, John (2012-01-26). "Price Check". Variety. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
  3. ^ "A Conversation with Price Check Director Michael Walker on Casting Parker Posey, Supermarket Secrets, and Film School". Motion Picture Association of America. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
  4. ^ a b c "Home Alone In the Hamptons". The East Hampton Star. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
  5. ^ "ABOUT | pango films michael walker price check film". pangofilms. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
  6. ^ Walker, Michael; Daniels, Jeff; Bergl, Emily; Grenier, Zach; Studio Canal plus; Universal pictures vidéo France SA; Studio Canal plus (2002), Insomnies, Studio Canal+ [éd.] ; Universal pictures vidéo France SA [distrib.], OCLC 676475806
  7. ^ "Cut Shoot Kill". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2019-04-01.
  8. ^ "'Halfway There' and 'Paint': TV Review | Sundance 2018". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2019-04-01.

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