Michael Collins

Michael Collins

Editor, Director of Photography, Director


Michael Collins is a director of television, film, and commercials. He was born in 1972 in York, England, and attended the University of York, where he studied film and television. After graduating, he began his career as a documentary filmmaker, working on films such as “The Age of Revolution” and “The Battle of Trafalgar.”

In 2004, Collins directed his first feature film, “The Edge of Love.” The film starred Keira Knightley, Sienna Miller, Matthew Rhys, and Cillian Murphy, and was a critical success. It won several awards, including Best British Film at the British Independent Film Awards.

In 2008, Collins directed the romantic comedy “Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day,” which starred Frances McDormand, Amy Adams, and Lee Pace. The film was a hit at the box office, earning over $28 million worldwide. It was also well received by critics, with Roger Ebert calling it “a charming, funny, and often touching film.”

After “Miss Pettigrew,” Collins directed the drama “The Decoy Bride” in 2011, and the romantic comedy “Love, Rosie” in 2014. Both films were well received by critics.

In 2017, Collins directed the horror film “The Little Stranger,” which starred Domhnall Gleeson, Ruth Wilson, and Will Poulter. The film was a commercial success, earning over $13 million worldwide.

Collins has also directed numerous television films and series, including “The Jury,” “The White Queen,” and “The Terror.” He also directed the 2019 miniseries “Chernobyl.”

Michael Collins is a highly acclaimed director who has made a name for himself with his unique cinematic style. His films often address social issues, while also exploring complex characters and relationships. He is a master of creating suspenseful and atmospheric films that are both emotionally powerful and visually stunning.