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Micah Wright Writer, Director, VR Pioneer, Propagandist

Micah Ian Wright is a writer, director, producer, videogame designer, virtual reality pioneer, educator, composer, and creative executive who from 2017 to 2019 served as Chief Executive Officer & Chief Creative Officer for FNX: First Nations Experience, the country’s only Native American & World Indigenous broadcast network. As the CEO at FNX, Micah doubled the network’s affiliate reach, pushed the network from 23 to 52 million viewers, and created an OTT application for viewing the network online, shifting the network from localized broadcast to being available to any Native anywhere in America via iOS and Android devices. As the network's Chief Creative Officer, Micah initiated the network’s first ever original programming, and produced 205 episodes of 12 series that he created, the biggest burst of Native content ever produced for American television.

Before working at FNX, Micah’s wrote and directed his live-action debut feature film, the comedic horror thriller They’re Watching, which was released in theaters and is available on Netflix, Amazon, on DVD, and on iTunes worldwide.

Micah has written, produced, or designed on over 50 shipped videogames including hit entries in the Call of Duty, Transformers, Ratchet & Clank, Destroy All Humans, and Looney Tunes franchises, among others. The games he has worked on have earned his employers over $7 billion dollars. Micah’s dual skillset in games & writing led to him being hired in 2014 by Samsung & HTC to help guide the creation of the Virtual Reality experience TheBlu. Micah was an instant convert to the platform and began directing material for VR. He won two Proto awards for TheBlu, and in Spring 2016, Micah created the world’s first ever live action Virtual Reality filmmaking course at Emerson College, which he taught for 2 years. He also taught videogame writing & production at Emerson for 4 years.

Micah started his career in television animation at Nickelodeon, where he was on the development team for SpongeBob SquarePants among other beloved shows, and where he wrote, storyboarded, directed, and composed songs for shows like The Angry Beavers, Hey Arnold!, and Rocket Power, among others, and became the creator & showrunner of Nicktoons’ first action-adventure series Constant Payne.

Micah is also a graphic novelist who created and wrote StormWatch: Team Achilles for Wildstorm/DC Comics. His recently published World War II graphic novel, DUSTER, is available at Amazon, on Comixology and was serialized online. His next graphic novel, Get Lucky, will be published next year. Micah has also published 3 books of political posters and commentary, the first of which, You Back The Attack, We'll Bomb Who We Want, features a forward by noted historian Howard Zinn and an introduction by novelist Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. His satirical political art has appeared in The New York Times, The Nation, Sunday Guardian UK, The Boston Globe, the New Internationalist, the New Statesman, The Washington Post, and on the Fox News Channel (where they didn't understand that it was satire).

Micah is a member of the Writer's Guild of America, where he serves as the elected Chair of the Videogame Writers Caucus and, as a tribally enrolled member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, founded the Native American & World Indigenous Writers Committee... and he’s standing right behind you! RUN!

Film: They're Watching

They're Watching is a live-action comedy-thriller written & directed by Micah Ian Wright & Jay Lender. "When an American home improvement TV show visits a remote Eastern European village, the young crew thinks the lack of mocha lattés and free wifi will be the worst of their problems. But after their filming interrupts the superstitious villagers' private religious ritual, the situation takes a turn for the homicidal... and when the blood starts flowing, that's when things get really weird. With They're Watching, noted graphic novelists and animators Micah Wright and Jay Lender turn a classic horror premise upside down to create a fresh, funny, eye-popping twist on the genre."

They're Watching is available on DVD, iTunes, GooglePlay, Amazon Instant Video, Vudu, X-Box Live, and Netflix.

Television: FNX

From 2017-2019, Micah served as Chief Executive Officer & Chief Creative Officer for FNX: First Nations Experience, the country's only Native American broadcast television network. As the executive officer at FNX, Micah doubled the network’s affiliate reach, pushed the network from 23 to 52 million viewers, created an iPhone/iPad, Android, & OTT app for viewing the network online, shifting the network from limited localized terrestrial broadcast to being available to any Native anywhere in America. As the creative officer, Micah initiated the network’s first ever original programming, produced 205 episodes of 12 series that he created, and partnered with news outlets Indian Country Today and Native Voice One radio network to broadcast six hours of live election night coverage of the 2018 elections, in which a record number of Native candidates were on statewide and federal ballots. The night featured 27 reporters in 15 states, and represented the first time the network had ever produced live programming. Although FNX is now out of the original programming business, Micah's years as a producer at FNX represent the biggest burst of Native television programming and production in seventy years of American television history

FNX Original Productions 2017-2019
Videogames

Micah has written and designed on over fifty videogames, including the $2.5 Billion grossing mega-hit Call of Duty: Black Ops II, as well as best selling games in the Transformers, Ratchet & Clank, and Looney Tunes franchises. For Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Zombies, Micah crafted the storyline for the game and wrote over 30,000 lines of dialog for the characters and NPCs.

As both a filmmaker and game designer, Micah has the dual skillsets necessary to create immersive Virtual Reality entertainment for devices like the Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear. He recently won two Proto Awards at the Oculus Connect conference for his work on the Samsung Gear VR underwater ocean experience "The BluVR," (Best Mobile Experience and Best Educational Experience), and is working now on several unannounced VR projects including several music videos and short films. In Spring of 2016, he began teaching the world's first live action Virtual Reality film course at Emerson College Los Angeles.

Virtual Reality

Immerse yourself in the dream-like majesty of marine life with theBlu. This virtual reality experience transports you into a gorgeous world that's not only interesting and fun but educational.

GRAPHIC NOVELS

Micah's Mature Readers comic Stormwatch: Team Achilles, ran to high critical praise, and was collected into three trade paperbacks. Duster, Micah's most recent graphic novel was just released, is for sale on Amazon, and is currently being serialized for free online here. Micah's next book, Get Lucky, is currently in production.

All available now at Amazon.com!
The Propaganda Remix Project

The Propaganda Remix Project has been Micah Wright's political side project since 2001, wherein he pokes fun of modern politics, politicians, and our political culture. Micah has published 3 books of his posters and political commentary, the first of which, You Back The Attack, We'll Bomb Who We Want, features a forward by noted historian Howard Zinn and an introduction by novelist Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Micah's second and third books, If You're Not A Terrorist Then Stop Asking Questions, and Surveillance Means Security are available at subversive booksellers everywhere. Micah's satirical political art has appeared in The New York Times, The Nation, Sunday Guardian UK, The Boston Globe, the New Internationalist, the New Statesman, The Washington Post, and on the Fox News Channel (where they didn't quite understand that it was supposed to be satire). You can see over 1,000 of his images at PropagandaRemix.com and new pictures are posted first these days to the Facebook page.