RESUME

Michael_FGP

LONG FORM WRITING / DIRECTING

SundanceNow / Wrote an Original Drama Pilot / Los Angeles / 2017 – 2018
DirecTV / Directed a Feature Documentary about LGBT issues in sports / Los Angeles / 2016 – 2017

SHORT FORM EDITING / WRITING / PRODUCING

Bravo / On-Air Promotions / Los Angeles / 2015
SONY Pictures Entertainment / Creative Services / Los Angeles / 2014
The Style Network / On-Air Promotions / Los Angeles / 2012 – 2013
The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) / On-Air Promotions / Los Angeles / 2011
MTV Networks / On Air-Promotions / New York / 2005 – 2006
Nick Jr. / On Air-Promotions / New York / 2004 – 2005

EDUCATION

The UCLA School of Film and Television / Los Angeles / 2006 – 2010
Yale University / New Haven / 2000 – 2004

FESTIVALS / FELLOWSHIPS / LABS

The Saint Louis International Film Festival / 2016
The Copenhagen MIX Film Festival / 2016
The Outfest Screenwriter’s Lab / finalist / 2015
ABC / Disney Directing Fellowship  / semi-finalist / 2012
The Newport Beach Film Festival / 2013
The Rochester International Film Festival / 2013
The Austin Gay and Lesbian Film Festival / 2013
The Ivy League Film Festival / 2013

AWARDS

The Caucus Foundation Award / 2010
The Deluxe Award / 2009
The Charles and Lucille King Family Foundation Award / 2009
The Mickey Dude Award / 2009
The Hollywood Foreign Press Award / 2008
Carl E. David Award / 2008

SKILLS

Premiere, AVID Media Composer, After Effects, Photoshop