Michael Canzoniero /

Co-Writer and Co-Director, Don Peyote (starring Anne Hathaway, Josh Duhamel, Jay Baruchel and Topher Grace)

Born and raised in Shoreham, NY. Michael Canzoniero is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the New York University Graduate Film Program. His explosive, short film "Hyper" played in the Centerpiece of the 2002 New York Film Festival where it opened for PT Anderson's "Punch Drunk Love". In 2009, his first feature "The Marconi Bros" premiered at the SXSW Film Festival. In 2011, Canzoniero directed the award winning documentary "Shelter Island". In 2013, Canzoniero created "Mindshift" a consciousness raising talk show starring Daniel Pinchbeck. Canzoniero's next film "Don Peyote" will premiere theatrically in May of 2014.