Writer . Director
As a writer and director, Max's projects have been financed or distributed by; Netflix, Bron Studios, Telefilm Canada, Ontario Media Development Corp, Hallmark, Lifetime, CBC tv, UPtv, Canada Council for the Arts, the Harold Greenberg Fund and a number other private international distributors.
Foreverland, his most personal movie, was produced by Bron Studios and Screen Siren Media. It was distributed theatrically by Eone and sold internationally by Vision Films. It stars Max Thieriot (Seal Team/Bates Motel), Laurence Leboeuf (Transplant) and Oscar nominees Juliette Lewis (Cape Fear) and Demian Bichir (The Bridge) along with Sarah Wayne Callies, Matt Frewer and Thomas Dekker.
Max recently directed, Midnight at the Magnolia starring Natalie Hall and Evan Williams for Marvista Entertainment which can currently be seen on Netflix where it was TOP 5 worldwide most watched movie.
Love at Look Lodge, starring Clark Backo and Jonathan Keltz recently premiered on Hallmark to over 2 million viewers this past fall while Mistletoe and Menorahs starring Kelley Jakle and Jake Epstein continues to air on Lifetime TV and around the world.
He's directed numerous thrillers such as The Narcissist, starring Amber Goldfarb, Damon Runyon and Sam Ashe Arnold for Lifetime along with multiple movies for The Johnson Production Group, Fireside Pictures, Reel World Management, Neshama Entertainment and Marvista Entertainment.
Max is actively developing, Wounded, a wilderness thriller which was invited to the International Film Finance Forum at TIFF and the IFP No Borders Market in New York. Development funding from the OMDC and Telefilm Canada.
Max is writing a passion project with his father about the perils of retirement, titled, Freedom 65, and has a number of other scripts in development.