Michalina is an award winning Director and Producer and a proud member of the Screen Actors Guild/American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. Michalina is also Co-owner operator of Independent Artists Collaborative LLC. Her work has been seen in and won numerous Film Festivals, Theaters and Television. Michalina currently has a children's show The Adventures of Snow White and Rose Red available on Amazon Prime. A feature title the same was at Cannes and is being shopped for distribution.
As a Producer Michalina has a feature film currently in Theaters titled Aftermath. Aftermath was Written/Directed and Edited by her mentor Thomas Farone and was Chris Penn's last film. It also stars Tony Danza, Anthony Michael Hall, Leo Burmester, Frank Whaley, Federico Castelluccio, Jamie Harrold and Elizbeth Rohm. Also as Producer she has had three shorts Breaking Up, Boxed In and Four that where well received on the film festival circuit
As a Director Michalina's short film DISTRACTIONS was screened nationally on BET and BET-J. DISTRACTIONS was selected as one of the Programmers Choice at the Hollywood Black Film Festival. It then went on to win the Grand Jury Award at the Ruff CutZ film festival in Boston, Winner of Best Short at the Trinity Film Coalition in Chicago, official selections at the International Black Film Festival in Nashville, The Woodstock Film Festival, The San Francisco Black Independent Film Festival and the International Pan African Film Festival and many more. Her short film FOUR ironically did win four awards at the Edwood Film Festival in 2007.
She is extremely passionate about all aspects of filmmaking in front of and behind the camera. She brings a joyous spirit, with confidence, passion, calm and the love for collaboration to her work and the world