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Michael Spiller

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1 August 1961 New Jersey, USA
Michael Spiller was raised in Brooklyn, New York. He attended SUNY Purchase where he met long time collaborator Hal Hartley. Mike photographed many feature films for Hal and others, as well as traveling the world shooting numerous documentaries, commercials and music videos. He began his directing career on the second season of HBO's Sex and the City which he had been shooting since the first season. After four years as DP and seven episodes as director, Mike and his family moved to LA to further pursue his directing career. He has directed multiple episodes of Scrubs, Bernie Mac, Kitchen Confidential, as well as directing the pilot of Jake in Progress, and serving as producer/director on that series. His dramatic work includes Life as We know it and the HBO series Big Love.