About Michael Miner

Michael Miner is an award-winning photographer, screenwriter and director based in Los Angeles, California. Michael earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and Theater, and a Master of Fine Arts degree at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he wrote, directed and shot award-winning shorts and features. He is the co-writer of the 1987 smash hit Robocop, for which he received the Saturn Award for Best Science Fiction Screenplay and a nomination for Best Screenplay by the Mystery Writers of America. He also helped pen the 2014 reboot. In 2002, Michael turned his eye towards photography, using large format sheet films to capture landscapes in stark black and white. He is the recipient of two Merit Awards from Black and White Magazine, and the Center for Photographic Art in Carmel, California selected six of his images for several juried exhibitions. He spent the months of January 2010 and October 2014 working as an artist-in-residence for the National Park Service at Grand Canyon and Chaco Canyon. In May 2016, he accepted a residency at the Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts in Eastern Wyoming. Michael’s images are in hundreds of private collections and on display in galleries around the country.