Michael Glassbourg


Michael Glassbourg began his career as a writer and playwright, eventually creating screen plays for television movies, such as Introducing...Janet, Jim Carrey's first movie in 1981. Since then, he has continued writing, directing and producing independent documentary films. 

When he began teaching at Humber College, Glassbourg met Wayson Choy, who became a long-time friend. They shared an office and studio spaces for many years. It was at Choy's urging that Glassbourg returned to focus more on writing completing a Master's in Creative Writing at UBC in 2017.

Michael Glassbourg lives in Toronto where he continues his own writing practice while also teaching in the Film Program at Humber College.

Films by Michael Glassbourg