Wild Men

Directed by Robert Sansivero

The inept cast and crew of a surprise hit reality-tv show travel deep into the Adirondack Mountains for their second season to find proof that Bigfoot exists.  Any remaining skepticism they have is ripped to pieces.

Stars Zack Abramowitz, Alexander Stine, Erin MacDonald, James Rich, Joshua Michael Payne, and Rica de Ocampo

Released Februrary 7, 2017

Available for purchase at:

iTunes:  https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/wild-men/id1198559810

Amazon:  https://www.amazon.com/Wild-Men-Zack-Abramowitz/dp/B06VT2QPVR/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1487552695&sr=8-1&keywords=wild+men+movie

#Anatomy of the Romantic Comedy

Directed by Tyler McElroy

Written and co-produced by Joshua Michael Payne

Noah (Joshua Michael Payne) is the quirky lead. Maddie (Emily Bronner) is a pretty girl he meets (cute). Anatomy of the Romantic Comedy takes the elements of your typical Rom-Com and puts them all together into one jam-packed, comedic, twelve minute film.

Premiered worldwide at the Studio 35 Cinema Comedy Film Festival on April 30, 2016.
Screened at the Coney island Film Festival on September 17, 2016.

I'd Kill for You - Hart of Darkness (Ep. 3.06)

NBC UNIVERSAL, Produced by Peacock Productions for Discovery I.D.

I'D KILL FOR YOU is a show about premeditated crimes committed by people with love as a motivation.

In this episode, the story of the Hart family is under investigation.  A seemingly normal and happy family has hidden motivations underneath, and someone will be found responsible.

Premiered January 30, 2016 at 10:00pm on Investigation Discovery

Just In Case

Directed by Joshua Michael Payne and Erin Maloney

A short film (44 mins), Just in Case is the story of Rudy (Andrew Ibach) and Kate (Erin Maloney).  It's a story of two people finding themselves and eachother, amidst a set of circumstances that neither of them truly understand.

The film shot in August of 2014, and was finished on November 2, 2015.

It is presently being shopped around the festival circuit.


Six Windows

Directed by Brandon Taylor

Season 1: Episode 3
Sun Ji

In a City full of strangers, Six Windows peeks into the lives of people as they face the unique ambience and drama of living in New York City.

Sun Ji (Nicole Im) finds herself in a culteral struggle of identity.  She is Korean, but in a city filled with diversity, she desires to escape from her past.  She meets Wayne (Brandon Cabrera) and Rob (Joshua Michael Payne) at a party, and comes to an important realization about herself amidst the chaos.

Released May 1, 2016


Directed by Joshua Michael Payne

Two strangers meet on Coney Island.  He (Joshua Michael Payne) is a shy young man with a scarred past based around the loss of his little sister, Nina (Adison Eisenberg).  She (Mikayla Olivia Orrson) is a quirky young woman who is managing the loss of her father.  The two are fated to meet, but before they can do that they must overcome one serious obstacle.

Released November 2013


Directed by Andrew Weir

In a newly apocolyptic world where everyone has acquired a superpower, Gus (Alex Tortora) is struggling to realise who he is a person.  He encounters Rudy (Joshua Michael Payne) whom he instantly befriends over their mutal comic book interest.  The two of them search through the possibilities to prove that Gus is special and that he isn't the lone remaining human without superpowers.  The two friends manage to find themselves as people while finding themselves as heroes.

Released May 2013