Michelle is a freelance cinematographer, photographer, and camera assistant who graduated from Emerson College with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in cinematography and a minor in photography.
Using film and photography as a visual medium, she hopes to create stories and convey thoughts, ideas, and emotions that she was never able to do using words.
Fall to Rise
Film by Jayce Bartok (Drama) Production Assistant A famous principal dancer is let go from her company after an injury.
Film (short) by Paul Lazo (Drama and Romance) Director of Photography What's the deal with Jeffrey Bloom? A seemingly normal guy with good intentions, Jeff has nothing but admiration for his college sweetheart, Laura. Or does he? After moving in with Laura, he can't help but question every move. A narrative short, Inside Boxes explores the psychology of a man whose fears ultimately take over his life. Unfortunately for Jeff that may just be the undoing for the relationship he has with Laura.
Film (short) by Laura Brincat Director of Photography Having sworn off fairy tales after the death of her mother, Zoe rediscovers the magic of fairy tales and the monsters that come with them.
Touched With Fire
Film by Moonstruck Productions Inc. Additional Second Assistant Camera Two manic depressives meet in a psychiatric hospital and begin a romance that brings out all of the beauty and horror of their condition.
Film (short) by John Michael Kennedy (Drama) Second Assistant Camera A son realizes a spiritual connection and relentless courage when preparing his ailing father for his final moments from cancer.
King Theodore Live
Film (short) by Jase Miles-Perez (Comedy and Sci-Fi) Production Assistant King Theodore Live is a sci fi comedy set in the modern day, about an alien who comes to Earth to see King Theodore, her favorite band. She first makes contact with the lead singer -- now an accountant floundering through his 20s -- by taking over the body of a dead coworker. When they meet at a dive bar in Manhattan, Jordyn (alien) and Hershey (lead singer) are immediately drawn to each other, recognizing the same feelings of angst, the same need for adventure. As they party into the night, Hershey comes to realize that this unexpected encounter with the unlikeliest of fans will be the start of something exciting and new.
Being Dana Darren
Film (short) by Alison Hammersley Director of Photography
Film (short) by Charles Frank (Drama) Production Assistant ANNE WONG, a young aspiring artist, adheres to her mother's expectations for her life; it is understood that Anne will one day become a highly educated physician. Anne suppresses her artistic passion, expressing it simply through her doodles in her notebook. As a result of a misunderstanding at school, Anne receives the punishment of a day in detention. Here, her intense creativity is unleashed through a chance encounter with a can of spray paint. Written by Andrew Hutcheson
I Am Not Even That
Film (short) by Rena Chen (Documentary and History) Director A documentary on confronting racial stereotyping in life and especially in the media.
Official Selection for the 2015 Josiah Media Festival: Inside Boxes
Nomination for Outstanding Documentary for the 2014 33rd Annual EVVY Awards: Weirdo Records
Official Selection for the 2014 Salem Mass Reality Check Film Festival: Weirdo Records
Official Selection for the 2013 Ballston Spa Film Festival: Weirdo Records
Official Selection for the 2010 New York Asian American International Film Festival: I’m Not Even That
Official Selection for the 2010 11th Annual DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival: I’m Not Even That