PROFILE

Michael Haussman is an award-winning writer, director and artist.

Haussman is in post-production on an anthology series titled “Do Not Disturb,” which he created, wrote, directed and produced with Jude Law.

Michael Haussman’s music videos have won several awards, including six MTV Video Music Awards and a Museum of Modern Art Award. They feature such artists as Madonna, Justin Timberlake, Chemical Brothers, and Kanye West. His award-winning ad campaigns include Levi’s, Diesel, Absolut, Bulgari, BMW, Yves Saint Laurent, Guinness, and more.

Past films include: Rhinoceros Hunting In Budapest, starring Nick Cave, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival; Blind Horizon, starring Sam Shepard; The Unsinkable Henry Morgan, which also premiered at Sundance Film Festival; and The Audition, which premiered at The Venice International Film Festival.  Haussman has won six international film festivals. 

Michael Haussman’s most recent art exhibition, Gravity, premiered at Los Angeles Pacific Design Center, and was chosen by L.A. Weekly, “…as top three of the ten best art exhibitions in LA…” Gravity was presented at Berlin Art Week, courtesy of Iconoclast Galleries. As a painter, Haussman’s solo art show Naturales, featuring large-scale matador and bull paintings (ink on paper), premiered at the Desoto gallery in Los Angeles and New York Scope Art Fair.  

Currently: Michael Haussman is attached to direct White Rajah, the true story of James Brooke, who fought for his country of Britain, to become the king of Borneo, and was the inspiration behind Kippling’s The Man Who Would Be King and Conrad’s Lord Jim. 

Gravity was shown June 2018 at the InOut Cannes Art Exhibition, in conjunction with the festival.