24 July 2016, 8:30 p.m.: Westside ep 2.7
Season 2 of Westside premiered 12 June on TV3. Michael directed episodes 2.3, 2.4, 2.7 and 2.8. This prequel to Outrageous Fortune stars Antonia Prebble, David De Lautour, Dan Musgrove, and Esther Stephens. Click here for info.
31 July 2016, 8:30 p.m.: Westside ep 2.8
Mid June-August 2016: 800 WORDS
Michael is directing episodes 2.13 and 2.14 of 800 Words. He has already completed episodes 2.3, 2.4, 2.9 and 2.10.
800 Words is produced by South Pacific Pictures/Seven Productions. It stars Erik Thomson, Melina Vidler, and Benson Jack Anthony. Click here for info.
6-10 September 2016: Directing The Actors' Program short film
Michael will direct The Actors' Program short film for 2016. Details to be announced.
30 October 2016, 7:30 p.m.: Our Big Blue Backyard
Michael narrates the second season of this documentary series exploring six unique marine locations around New Zealand's coastline. Continues in this timeslot for six Sundays.
19 July 2016: Terry Teo
Michael has a guest role in episode 4 playing Cornelius Jones. The show is available on TVNZ On Demand; click here to watch.
Review: "Terry Teo is an effortless reboot that's perfectly pitched for its modern audience and the old-school fans. It pulls off the neat trick of being both familiar and new. It's a winner".
March 2016: Path of Exile: Ascendancy
Michael voices Emperor Izaro in the Path of Exile: Ascendancy expansion pack, which will be released in March 2016. "Entombed in his own creation, Emperor Izaro lives on. With eternal patience, he is waiting for his invitation to be answered". Learn more here; click here to begin playing Path of Exile.