Mick Garris (born December 4, 1951) is an American filmmaker and screenwriter born in Santa Monica, California. He has been recognized for his contributions as a director, producer, and screenwriter in the horror genre. He's known for his work on various film and television projects, including adaptations of Stephen King's novels such as "The Stand" and "The Shining." Garris has also been involved in creating and hosting interviews for the series "Post Mortem with Mick Garris," where he engages with prominent figures in the horror and entertainment industry. His career reflects a deep involvement in and passion for the world of horror storytelling.