Michael Pressman has directed over nine feature films, twenty TV movies and numerous TV shows. He executive produced and directed Picket Fences, which won sixteen Emmy Awards; and the pilot to Chicago Hope, nominated for a director's guild award. Michael wrote and directed the film Frankie and Johnny are Married which was a finalist at the AFI Film Festival. Pressman recently directed Come Back Little Sheba on Broadway and has been directing episodes of Weeds, Law and Order, and Damages. A long- time friend of the school and member of the film master faculty, Pressman splits his time between New York and Midcoast Maine.