Plug Ugly Films Inc. was founded in 2000 out of Brooklyn, NY by filmmaker Michael Sladek
and functions in collaboration with multiple collaborators, filmmakers, producers, musicians and artists.
Award-winning filmmaker Michael Sládek tells stories through visceral narratives, profound aesthetics and complex characters.
His recent directorial works include the commissioned documentary feature BAM150 (Tribeca Film Festival 2012), the acclaimed indie
docu-comedy feature Con Artist (Tribeca Film Festival 2009, distributed by New Yorker Films), the animated short We Live on Your Street
(Jury & Online awards Slamdance Film Festival 2007), and the micro-budget dark comedy feature narrative Devils Are Dreaming (2004).
Michael has directed and produced films and live events for numerous commercial clients, formerly worked
at MTV News,
served as personal assistant to author Jamaica Kincaid, worked as an actor in experimental theater and film, is a member of SAG-AFTRA,
grew up acting and directing in the live theater in Denver CO and Southern California.