Michael Shanks

14 September 2022

Michael Shanks is a multi-award-winning Director and Writer based in Melbourne, Australia. With a background in comedy, music and VFX, his work with multiple production companies has garnered millions of views online and his work has been broadcast on Adult Swim, ABC, SBS2, and Foxtel’s Comedy Channel and Showcase. Michael co-created the SBS2 series The Wizards of Aus, which he also directed, wrote, starred in, composed the music, and had a hand in VFX. His work often takes place within distinctive, often comedic worlds, with a focus on visual storytelling and spectacle. He is currently commissioned to write multiple feature films and comedy series for a range of production companies.