Michael Tushaus - Digisphere Productions (Filmmaker, Actor, Cinematographer, Sound Editor/Mixer, Music Composer):
Michael is an award-winning Filmmaker, Producer, Actor & Composer who owns and manages Digisphere Productions. His versatile abilities have proven to be successful in every facet he takes on. His eye and ear for the highest of quality has garnered him several awards for his productions in the film festival circuit. Notably, he recently produced, co-wrote, edited, sound-designed (and played a title role, Rhett) a full-fledged Western film, The Adventures of Loop & Rhett, which itself won 13 awards and 7 nominations in the festival circuit, (including 3 actor awards and 1 additional nomination for Michael) and included the categories of Best Film, Best Lead Actors, Best Supporting Actress, Best Stunts, Best Production Design, and several Awards of Overall Excellence.
Along with his other films, for which he was Director & Producer, including Whatever it Takes, PIE, and Guardian Angel, his projects have garnered a total of 21 Festival Selections, 17 awards & 10 nominations, and international distribution from a company that represents Oscar finalist films.
Notable festivals include L.A. Movie Awards, Maverick Movie Awards, St. Louis International Film Festival, ITVFest/PopConLA, Vegas Cine Fest, Action on Film Festival, Vegas Indie Film Fest, Trail Dance Film Festival, Las Vegas Film Festival, Peoples’ Awards International Film Festival in Ecuador, Black Hills Film Festival, The Indie Fest, Accolades Film Competition, and many more.
Michael works with several production companies as an accomplished cinematographer, editor, sound designer, & music composer. His most recent work includes: 2013 Billboard Music Awards, Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada, T.I. & Iggy Azalea Music Video, R16 B-Boy Championships, UFC Fight Day, Miller 64, JIVE Software, Prevacid, Saban International, Marquee Night Club featuring DJ Kaskade, Hyatt, Model Aubrey Evans, Loop Rawlins Wild West, and many more.
Michael earned a B.A. in Music & Theatre, and has since made a long-sustained and successful transition into film & television production, and has continued composing original music for over 20 years. His music has had its own success with dozens of original scores & hundreds of licenses sold to television, film, iPhone apps, Cirque-style live shows, commercials, web, theatre and many other media, including Collegehumor.com.
His most recent work, a full feature score for the film, "Territory 8," recently won a 2013 Global Music Award for Original Film Score.
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