Faculty – Writing for Late Night Comedy

Gabe Michael (Program Co-Founder)

Gabe Michael is Co-Founder, Executive Producer and Creative Director at Forge Apollo, where he specializes in creating video content, digital series, commercials, original films and branded content. Prior to Forge Apollo, Gabe was a producer at Break Media, the #1 digital media company for male-targeted content creation and distribution, and a producer for leading YouTube multi-channel network Maker Studios, where he oversaw the popular Epic Rap Battles vertical. Praised by New Media Rockstars as having been "involved with just about every established YouTube happening on Earth lately," Gabe's videos have amassed over 356 million views and counting. Recently, Gabe has directed and produced the award nominated "Evolution of the Bikini" and just launched a film "Diary of a Psychopath" with Eli Roth's Crypt TV. He holds an MFA from UCLA's Producers Program and an undergraduate degree in Film & Electronic Art from Cal State Long Beach.

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