Michael Wiese is manifestation machine. He has produced over 400 media products in film, television, cable, home video and book publishing. He is an American living in remote Cornwall who oversees an international operation that produces films and publishes the world's premiere line of books on filmmaking and screenwriting.
Starting out as an independent filmmaker in San Francisco, he produced the Star Wars parody "Hardware Wars" which is the highest grossing short film of all time. He later became vice president at America's largest independent film and video distributor, where he produced and/or packaged and marketed over 300 videos including those from National Geographic, NOVA, Smithsonian, Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, The Beach Boys, Shirley MacLaine and countless others.
For over 25 years, Wiese has presented filmmaking seminars for The American Film Institute, Kodak (Cannes), BBC and others throughout the world. His recent feature documentaries include "The Sacred Sites of the Dalai Lamas" (Tibet), "The Shaman & Ayahuasca" (Peru), and "Talking with Spirits" (Bali). In May 2010, he launched, a new book imprint, Divine Arts. (www.divineartsmedia.com)