Summary

Michael, a Series Director, based in Fontana, has 1 Director credit and 1 Field Producer credit, and has been a member since 2014.

Credits

4/19 – 7/19

Series Director Lost Cities with Albert Lin (Season 1)

National Geographic — TV — Arrow Media
4/19 – 7/19
6/17 – 11/17

Director (The making of Documentary) Foo Fighters - Live at the Acropolis BTS

Internet — TV — EDGEtv.com Details
6/17 – 11/17

The crew and Foo Fighters only had 15 hours to move into a historic location 2060 years old. Bring in electricity, lights, build a stage, sound check and then deliver a show in the Acropolis in Athens Greece fitting for the Gods of Greece.

2/15 – 2/16

Field Producer (Shooter/Editor) Bikini Destinations (Season 5)

HDNet Movies — TV — Bennett Productions Inc Details
2/15 – 2/16

Much like the Sports Illustrated photo shoot edition we travel to the most extreme, amazing and luxurious locations on earth. I organize and shoot the action from behind the action between the photographers working with the models. Following up with sound bites in the moment as it happens, sit down interviews and scripted stand ups. Then taking all home a cut a 30 min show.

10/09 – 12/12

Executive Producer (EP) (Predator, prod, dir, shooter, editor) Operation Partiot Care Package (Season 4)

Fox — TV — Zaragoza Pictures, Inc Details
10/09 – 12/12

You can see an example of the work at www.michaelslee.com/lavideo or www.patriotcarepackage.com

4/10 – 3/12

Executive Producer (EP)

Staff Position — Zaragoza Pictures, Inc Details
4/10 – 3/12

Outdoor Hunting and Fishing show. DIY (Do It Yourself) outdoors men and woman. Informative show on the environment, species, innovations on old tricks and new products. Airing on the Sportsman Channel. Website www.AOAHunting.com sample episode https://vimeo.com/70577804

11/09 – 11/10

Senior Field Producer (DP, shooter) Steve Fossett What Went Wrong (Pilot)

Discovery — TV — LMNO Productions Details
11/09 – 11/10

The world adventure and explorer Steve Fossett went missing on Labor Day, 2008. His friends, Sir Richard Branson of Virgin Atlantic fame pioneered the search. A year later I was directing a crew filming the "Bear Whisperer" pilot, we located the crash site. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Fossett

10/09 – 11/10

Executive Producer (EP) (Producer, Director) Army International Sniper Competition

Internet — TV — Zaragoza Pictures, Inc Details
10/09 – 11/10

The worlds most accomplished military snipers come together for one week of competition to see who the best of the best.

7/09 – 11/09

Field Director (Senior Camera Op/DP) The Bear Whisperer (Pilot)

Animal Planet — TV — LMNO Productions Details
7/09 – 11/09

I spent four months with Steve Serales, the "Bear Whisperer" in the woods of Mammoth Lakes, California creating the character and capturing lighting in a bottle in close proximity to bears all day and most of the night to create Animal Planets highest scoring pilot to date.

Media

Recos

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Education

Class of '11

Univ. of Hard Knocks

PHD/Evade and Elude Capture
Class of '79

Lakes High School

Masters/Lunchroom

My Gear

  • Sony Ex-3
  • Canon EOS 5D
  • 5 channel audio

Skills

  • Post Production
  • Producing
  • Reality
  • Television
  • Video Production
  • Directing
  • Broadcast
  • Commercials
  • Content Strategy
  • Digital Media
  • Documentaries
  • Film
  • Film Production
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Media Production
  • Music Videos
  • New Media
  • Storytelling
  • Video
  • Video Editing
  • Field Producing
  • Pre-production
  • Screenwriting
  • Feature Films
  • HD Video
  • Independent Film
  • Live Events
  • Short Films
  • Camera
  • Web Video
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Broadcast Television
  • Digital Video
  • Cinematography
  • Final Cut Studio
  • Non-linear Editing
  • Videography
  • Camera Operating
  • Dvd