Michael Oblowitz was born in Cape Town, South Africa. Oblowitz is a prominent film maker having directed and produced a number of critically acclaimed movies and videos.
Michael Oblowitz has recently wrapped Out for a Kill, starring Steven Seagal, for Sony/Screen Gems where he had success with The Foreigner (2003 film), also starring Seagal. Michael directed Hammerhead: Shark Frenzy starring William Forsythe for the Sci-Fi Channel and The Breed (2001 film) for MPCA and Sony/Screen Gems, starring Adrian Paul and Bokeem Woodbine. Previous to that, Michael directed BORDERLINE for WIN Entertainment which was distributed by Lion’s Gate, starring Marlee Shelton, Eric Mabius, Bill Sage and Elizabeth Pena. Before that he directed THIS WORLD THEN THE FIREWORKS, a feature based on Jim Thompson’s novel starring Billy Zane and Gina Gershon, for Largo Ent. and Orion Classics (1997). This was an official entry at both the Cannes and Sundance… read more