Mike J. McAllister is an award-winning filmmaker, video editor, director, writer, animator, and podcaster.
For years, McAllister has produced a number of independent projects as well as content for Austin-based entertainment website OneOfUs.Net. He continues to enthusiastically explore multiple avenues in storytelling.
Throughout the years, his body of work has explored all corners of entertainment. Celebrating a love of cinema and popular culture, bringing along eye-catching motion graphics, an off-beat sense of humor, and love for genre. His short films have played in film festivals around the U.S. and his screenplays have been acknowledged in screenwriting contests such as the Los Angeles International Horror Festival and the Vancouver Badass Film Festival.
With OneOfUs.Net, he has brought a distinct visual flair to the channel, taking influence from mainstream entertainment broadcasting with fast-paced editing and a sense of humor.
He currently resides in Austin TX.
La Roche University: BA Film/Video '11
Pittsburgh Filmmakers, '11
Best Animated Short- Fright Night Film Festival (Kentucky) 2020 (Mercer County...)
Animated Category: The Quarantini Monthly Film Festival (California), Fall 2020 (Mercer County...)
Best Animated Short: Frostbite International Indie Film Festival (Colorado), September 2020 (Mercer County...)
Honorable Mention: Vancouver Badass Film Festival Screenplay Contest, (Vancouver, BC Canada) 2021 (The Woods)
Official Selection: Los Angeles International Horror Fest Screenplay Contest, (California) 2021 (The Woods)
Best Animated Short: Auber International Film Fest, 2021 (France) (I Know We'll Meet Again)
Best Animated Short: Gothamite Film Festival, 2021 (New York City) (I Know We'll Meet Again)
Best Writer- Couch Film Festival 2020 (Mercer County...)
Best Animated Film- Couch Film Festival 2020 (Mercer County...)
Doing a Q&A at the Austin Short Films Showcase after screening
I Know We'll Meet Again (2021).
As seen as a talking head on the documentary
Why We're Here: 15 Years of Rooster Teeth.
Acting as cinematographer on a
friends short film.
The Sunday Service broadcast.
With my documentary crew covering RTX in Austin for OneOfUs.Net.
With Kevin Smith.
Directing Sam Gustafson during a rehearsal for Welcome To Hell.