Michael is a director, photographer and writer. His directing niches include real people, kids, dialogue, lifestyle and tabletop.
Michael's experience covers every category of visual storytelling, from still photography and feature films to commercials, web content and PBS documentaries. He is committed to collaboration, authenticity in casting and performance, and to putting the budget on the screen.
Before becoming a director, Michael was a professional river runner, as well as a commentator and reporter for NPR's ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. He has also been an AP photojournalist and a Los Angeles-based production designer.