Experienced production professional Michelle Kantor is an A-game creative force who can wear any number of hats. Her vast skill set includes producing, directing, writing, research, string outs, story producing, office, Set PA, AD, shooting and editing.


1/15 – 1/15

Reviewer Say It To My Face 1

FYI — Reality/Doc (TV) — Pie Town Productions
1/15 – 1/15
11/14 – 11/14

Production Coordinator (2nd AD) Winter's Dream

Film (Theatrical) — Thorium 7 Films Details
11/14 – 11/14

Managed PA team on set.

8/14 – 8/14

Set Production Assistant Boardwalk Empire 5

HBO — Scripted (TV) — Bootleg Productions Details
8/14 – 8/14

Communications on set, background, crowd control, assisted 2nd AD.

7/14 – 7/14

Story Producer The Castaneda Project Pilot

Sizzle Reel — Reality/Doc (TV) — Assertion Films Details
7/14 – 7/14

Video transcription, script and story analysis, Final Cut Pro X editing.

2/14 – 5/14

Associate Producer Local Soul Pilot

Sizzle Reel — Reality/Doc (TV) — Cinefemme Details
2/14 – 5/14

As producer, writer, director, researcher and host of this travel series pilot, my responsibilities include: budget allocation, crew assembly, production management, historical research, location scouting, talent and interview acquisition, story producing, script writing, storyboarding, and on-camera hosting and interviews. This project is currently in post-production and I am lead editor.

1/13 – 2/14

Screenwriter Red Star

Film (Theatrical) Details
1/13 – 2/14

Wrote feature length screenplay for the true historical drama, "Red Star."

2/13 – 10/13

Producer (Director, Editor) Highway to Yodel-Ay-Hee Huuu

Manuela Horn — Music Video — Cinefemme Details
2/13 – 10/13

Produced, directed and edited the first official music video for cabaret star and America's Got Talent contestant, Manuela Horn. My responsibilities included: budget allocation, crew assembly, production management, location scouting, storyboarding, crowd control, directing talent, and lead editor in post-production.

2/13 – 3/13

Associate Producer Yodelwood

Film (Theatrical) — Cinefemme Details
2/13 – 3/13

Directed, shot and edited short documentary about cabaret star Manuela Horn's crashing of the 2013 Academy Awards. Responsibilities include: scheduling, talent management, crowd control, camera operation, post-production.


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Class of '04

San Francisco State University

MFA in Cinema Production
Class of '00

University of Colorado, Boulder

BFA in Film Production


  • Cinefemme
  • Women in Film


  • Adobe Premiere
  • Avid
  • Certified Paralegal in State of California
  • Excel
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Microsoft Office
  • Type 70/WPM