Summary

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.

Credits

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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Education

Class of '04

San Francisco State University

MFA in Cinema Production
Class of '00

University of Colorado, Boulder

BFA in Film Production

Affiliations

  • Cinefemme
  • Women in Film

Skills

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