Michael Benjamin Bay (born February 17, 1965) is an American film director and producer.
He is known for directing high-budget action films characterized by their fast edits, stylistic visuals and substantial practical special effects. His films, which include The Rock, Armageddon, Pearl Harbor and the Bad Boys and Transformers series, have grossed over three billion dollars world-wide. He is co-founder of commercial production house The Institute, a.k.a.
The Institute for the Development of Enhanced Perceptual Awareness. He is co-chair and part-owner of the digital effects house Digital Domain. He co-owns Platinum Dunes, a production house which has remade horror movies including Friday the 13th, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and A Nightmare on Elm Street.
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In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about his Early life, Career and Personal life right away. A quick look inside: Michael Bay, Bad Boys (1995 film), The Rock (film), Armageddon (1998 film), Mystery Men, Coyote Ugly (film), Pearl Harbor (film), Bad Boys II, The Amityville Horror (2005 film), The Island (2005 film), The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, The Hitcher (2007 film), Transformers (film), The Unborn (2009 film), Friday the 13th (2009 film), Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010 film), I Am Number Four (film), Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Pain & Gain, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (film series)