Mike Hurst

Directing Instructor

Professional Experience:

  • Femme Fatales – Writer/Director
  • New Blood – Writer/Director
  • The Baby Juice Express – Writer/Director
  • House of the Dead 2 – Director
  • Room 6 – Writer/Director
  • The Darkroom – Writer/Director
  • Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud – Writer/Director
  • Hardwired – Writer
  • Project Assassin – Writer/2nd Unit Director
  • The Pool – Writer
  • Mansquito – Writer
  • Fire: Nature Unleashed – Writer
  • The Butcher – Writer
  • Ninja – Writer
  • Re-Kill – Writer
  • You’re Dead – 2nd Unit Director
  • Are You Scared – 2nd Unit Director
  • Diary of a Serial Killer – 2nd Unit Director
  • Wild Things 4 – 2nd Unit Director

Education & Background:

Mike Hurst is a writer-director who has enjoyed a busy slate of back-to-back productions, writing and/or directing Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud, House of the Dead 2 for Lionsgate, Room 6 starring Jerry O’Connell and Christine Taylor, and The Darkroom starring Lucy Lawless. Mr. Hurst’s latest script Re-Kill, was recently made by After Dark Films and is slated for theatrical release in 2014.

Courses Taught:

  • Guerilla Filmmaking (F160)
  • Directing Action (F398)
  • Production Workshop 1 (Senior Year) (F135)
  • Production Workshop 2 & 3 (Senior Year) (F235 & F335)