An award wining filmmaker and editor, Michael is a graduate from the school of film and digital media at UC Santa Cruz. Michael has directed a number of short films that have premiered at such festivals as Telluride, Chicago and Slam Dance. He wrote and directed the award winning short film GRAND CENTRAL. Michael’s most prolific work has been as an editor. He was the lead editor of the Sundance award winning feature documentary film, FUEL from 2008. That film was short listed for the Academy Awards in 2009. Michael’s next project was editing the high profile docudrama, BHUTTO, which also premiered at Sundance in 2010. Next to narrative and documentary projects, Michael makes his living as an editor in creative advertising. He has produced and edited trailers for many blockbuster films and hit video games. He current lives in Southern CA.