Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Michael settled in Florida and began work on his Arthurian novel The Chronicles of Percyval which was successfully published. Soon, he moved to his second passion, self-publishing The Elite a horror/action comic book chronicling the return of defunct Quality comic characters and doing freelance work to Advent Comics. Moving into film production, Michael helped write and develop the web series The Quest Chronicles and started Pendragon Productions to focus on writing, developing and producing feature films. He then completed film school at F.I.R.S.T. Institute and began writing feature film scripts with the ambition to direct.