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Michael Aloyan

Michael Aloyan was born in Hollywood, CA to Armenian immigrants. Enthralled with films and storytelling from a very young age, he started making animated films with his father's Hi-8 camera at the age of eight. Over the years he shifted towards live-action filmmaking, and at thirteen he gathered his friends and directed a 70-minute film which ... See full bio »

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5 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Untermensch Writer
The Girl and the Sea
Selves Writer
Stage Five
Stage Five Writer


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 2018 Noise (Short) (filming)
 2015 Stage Five (Short) (writer)
 2015 Selves (Short) (writer)
 2013 The Girl and the Sea (Short) (writer)
 2011 Untermensch (Short) (story)
 2010 Plastic and Strings (Short) (story)
 2010 Dark Eyes (screenplay)
 2009 Sicilian (Short) (story) / (writer)
 2009 Surreal (Short) (screenplay) / (story)
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Michael 'Mike' Aloyan

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When you look at the masters of film, like Hitchock, Scorsese and Fellini, what they are doing is leaving behind a study of the time they lived in. Filmmakers are like historians. It's up to us to record our generation. See more »


One of his biggest influences is Martin Scorsese. In his high school years, he spent countless hours studying Scorsese's films. Other major influences are Alfred Hitchcock, Steven Spielberg, Billy Wilder, Steven Soderbergh, Francis Ford Coppola, and Alfonso Cuarón. See more »

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