Michael Spiller

About Michael Spiller

Who is it?: Director, Producer, Cinematographer
Birth Day: August 01, 1961
Birth Place:  New Jersey, United States
Birth Sign: Virgo
Occupation: Cinematographer, television director
Years active: 1984–present

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Michael Spiller was born on August 01, 1961 in  New Jersey, United States, is Director, Producer, Cinematographer. 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 now directed well over a hundred episodes of TV including over 20 episodes of Modern Family and Scrubs, along with multiple episodes of The New Girl, The Middle, The Bernie Mac Show, Kitchen Confidential, as well as directing the pilot of Jake in Progress, and Big Day and serving as producer/director on both of those series for ABC. His dramatic work includes five episodes of Ugly Betty, two each of Life as We Know It and the HBO series Big Love. He won the DGA award and the Primetime Emmy for directing the Halloween episode of Modern Family. (2014) Mike is an Executive Producer/Director on The Mindy Project for NBC Universal and Fox Network. Besides being a loving husband and father, he is a reluctant urban farmer.
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Spiller has directed on numerous series and has also served as a Cinematographer prior to directing and worked frequently with Hal Hartley. He was a regular Director on the HBO series, Sex and the City where he also served as Director of photography during the first four seasons. After Sex and the City, Spiller continued to direct on series such as Scrubs, Jake in Progress, The Bernie Mac Show and has directed two episodes of the HBO series, Big Love which premiered in March 2006. Spiller was also a Producer on the series Jake in Progress and Big Day.


In 2011, he won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series for the Modern Family episode "Halloween".