Michael Selditch has tackled the roles of producer, writer, director, creator and/or show-runner on numerous documentary, talk, and reality television shows since 1999. As executive producer and director, Selditch has recently completed a documentary series called Architecture School that he created for the Sundance Channel. He directed Queer Eye for the Straight Guy on a reoccurring basis during its impressive 100-episode run. Also for Bravo, he directed and co-executive produced the one-hour special, Project Jay on fashion designer, Jay McCarroll, the first winner of Project Runway. He followed it up with an independent Feature documentary on McCarroll entitled, Eleven Minutes soon to be released. Selditch is a two-time Emmy Award nominated producer.
Selditch’s feature film directorial debut, Fixing Frank, a Maximum Vacuum production, enjoyed a successful theatrical run in selected cities, and has aired worldwide on television. Fixing Frank was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay, and won Best Feature, Special Interest at the Rhode Island International Film Festival. Selditch has worked on other narrative projects in both theater and film, winning top prize at the USA One-Act Play Festival in New York with his one-act, Express Train. His award-winning short film, The C Word, screened at festivals worldwide, including Cannes Film Festival.
Prior to his work in television, Selditch received a Masters of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania. He practiced architecture for 14 years in addition to teaching architectural design at Pratt Institute in New York and Woodbury University in Los Angeles. In the early 90’s, Selditch parlayed his architectural experience into a film career by pursuing work as a production designer. He conceived sets for numerous shorts, plays, and feature length films as he eased his way out of the corporate world of architecture and into film & television.