ward-winning filmmaker Michael Steven Gregory is president of Random Cove, serving as the company's executive producer and lead project
director. An accomplished screenwriter of film and
television, Gregory began directing in 1990 with his acclaimed drama, blood, telling the story of a boy who
unwittingly kills his brother in a drive-by shooting, and boasting a soundtrack provided in part by Prince.
He is also executive director of the Southern California Writers' Conference,
widely considered among the premier writers' conferences in the U.S. This privately financed annual event addresses
the craft & business of writing professionally and has facilitated some $4 million in first-time author book and
Bringing his literary and cinematic sensibilities to the comic book field, under his
pseudonym Gregory has also scripted some of the biographical genre's most popular titles. His books include the
life-stories of Muhammad Ali, Yogi Berra, Gordy Howe, Sandy Koufax, Joe Louis, David Lynch, Willie Mays, Satchel
Paige, Ross Perot and others.
Marrying his dual insight into publishing and film to one definitive endeavor, Gregory made the
feature-length doculogue We, The Writer. Called "Possibly the greatest conversation about writing ever overheard!" this
inspiring film unites 25 authors, including Joseph Wambaugh, David Brin, Sharon Ihle, Quincy Troupe and Alan Russell
to provide candid insight into the Byzantine and often bittersweet world of writing like no other. Its follow-up,
We, The Screenwriter, featuring film and television writers whose credits span Any Given Sunday,
Kiss, Kiss, Bang, Bang and The Manchurian Candidate to Battlestar Galactica, Constantine
and Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six, is his latest in the series.
A member of the Writers Guild of America, Gregory's long-form script projects include the unmusical comedy Redemption
Max, the limited-run series Gang Nation: Kali4nia with Anton Diether of TBS’ Moby Dick (Wolper Company),
the historical drama ‘Long Came Charlie (Dustin Hoffman’s Punch Prods.), and, with
Anna Gilson, the romantic comedies Valentine Carol (Lifetime) and Wish (Pendle View), as well
their ensemble drama Armageddon Jones (Mnemosyne Pictures). He has also written for shows
on Fox, UPN and HBO, is currently attached as either a director or producer on several projects, including the
documentary Border Badge: Crossing the Line, reality series Spooks, and has been involved in the production of well over 150
In the videogame arena, Gregory has been brought in to troubleshoot game design with particular emphasis on cutscenes and
narrative cohesion. Titles he's worked on span Dragon Tales, with Terry Jones of Monty Python fame, to
snowboarding's Amped 3 and 2K Sports' Don King Presents: Prizefigher, for which he created the groundbreaking
"documentary-style boxing extravaganza" story structure cited by teamxbox.com and countless other industry reviewers.
Additionally, Gregory is president of The American Academy of Arts and director of its
popular Indie Filmmaker's Bootcamp program, and periodically teaches at University
of California San Diego Extension.