Underground Film Journal

Mike Olenick

Mike Olenick is an American underground filmmaker who specializes in both re-mixing Hollywood movies into experimental narratives and making totally original work.

Olenick's original psychosexual thriller Red Luck won the Best Looking Film Award at the 2014 Chicago Underground Film Festival.

He is also a photographer and installation artist.


Red Luck (2014)
All the Memory in the World (2013)
Déjà Vu de Jour (2012)
Spaceboy (2009)
Playing Alive (2007)
For a Blonde… For a Brunette… For Someone… For Her… For You… (2005)
Rabid (2005)
Strangers on a Train (2004)
The Son of Samsonite (2002)
B R E A T H L E S S (2000)
2001 for 2001 (2000)
Heston Quake (2000)
Psycho 2000 (2000)
Heston of the Apes (2000)
Invasion of the Living Dead (1999)


2014 Milwaukee Underground Film Festival: Official Lineup

This year’s student-run Milwaukee Underground Film Festival will screen on May 1-4 at various locations on the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus and off-campus at the Microlights Cinema. Once again, the festival will feature eclectic and amazing avant-garde and experimental short films in video, 16mm and 8mm formats. The fest opens on May 1 with a […]