MICHAEL STAFFIERI is a New York City based filmmaker and graduate of C.W. Post University, where he studied under filmmakers Soopum Sohn and Lisa Robinson, director of Small, Beautifully Moving Parts. Michael has worked on a variety of projects ranging from independent feature films to national television commercials. The Metamorphosis, an adaptation of Franz Kafka's novella is Michael’s directorial debut. Michael is currently pursuing his MFA at the Vermont College of Fine Arts.