Michael Woodward holds a MFA degreein Film and Television Producing from Chapman University. Before completing graduate school he attended the University of Utah, obtaining a BFA degree in Film Studies and a Minor in Business. Michael was employed by Caesars Entertainment (the world’s largest gaming company) in Public Relations for entertainment and core diversity. While in this position, he coordinated all media and entertainment publicity for over 30 entertainers and Las Vegas shows including Elton John, Donny & Marie, Celine Dion, Rod Stewart and Justin Timberlake. In this position he also served as filming location liaison between production and property for Miss USA, Miss America, The Killers album photo shoot and multiple television and film productions. In addition, Michael has over ten years of experience in film production and film festivals. His diverse past experience includes working for various companies including the Sundance Film Festival, AFI Film Festival, CineVegas Film Festival, Walt Disney Pictures, National Lampoon, Mark Burnett Productions, and Dick Clark Productions.