His first novel with writing partner Kim Klein, "Nine Degrees North," has earned well over a dozen Five-Star reviews. His first solo effort, "In The Shadows of Giants" is a fun and dysfunctional ride, depicting his life growing up in a Hollywood home with a not-so-tame stuntman for a father. His dad, Ted White, doubled for screen legends such as John Wayne and Clark Gable, and also played the infamous "Jason Voorhees" in "Friday the 13th The Final Chapter." Life, was anything but normal. Discover more about the book here ~ www.intheshadowsofgiants.com
Michael Bayouth's screenwriting, directing and producing was showcased in the mockumentary "Take 22," his debut comedy feature film. This film earned him an award for Best Feature film at the Raleigh Studios Film Festival in Hollywood. Through Son of Jason Productions, Michael Bayouth's film production company, he's produced 4 feature films to date, as well as many live-action shorts.
As an actor, he headlined as an impersonator in the "All About Walken," stage comedy review about Christopher Walken. The show played to sold out houses and rave reviews in Hollywood CA.
Bayouth received 3 screen credits on Sony's feature film "SPIDERMAN 2" for his work shooting and compositing test shots for the tentacle effects for Alfred Molina's "Doc Ock" character, and for his work as videographer of behind-the-scenes footage for the DVD. He's currently a member of the Art Directors Guild, The Writer's Guild, SAG and is a lifetime member at The Magic Castle in Hollywood California.
When he's not writing, acting or producing, he makes a living as a storyboard artist. With his filmmaker's background he brings a rare and sought after combination that sets him apart from others in his field. He creates shooting boards for films as well as color storyboards for commercials. He recently boarded action sequences for FOX's "Sleepy Hollow," AMC's "TURN," J.J. Abrams' "Revolution" on NBC and for "Entourage The Movie." His boards are cut specific and feature the anatomy of the scene communicating camera angles & action movement.
To view Michael Bayouth's creative agency website, please visit www.bayouth.com