MICHAEL ANGELO – BIOGRAPHY
Michael Angelo has been providing post production services since the 90s with a long history working in both production and post. Michael Angelo Media specializes in high end visual effects for commercials, music videos, feature films and more, to see sample works watch our showreel.
Born in San Francisco California, Michael Angelo began his career in film and television working in the camera department at Magnetic Image in Northern California. While completing a Broadcasting degree at San Francisco State University, Michael directed and produced a short documentary about the Therapon Association, a provider of housing and care for autistic children and adults in Marin County. Taking a second job as a researcher for THX Lucasfilm located at Skywalker Ranch, he gained access to the world of visual effects at the infamous Industrial Light and Magic. At ILM he shadowed world renowned Visual Effects Supervisor Ken Ralston for a photojournalism assignment and fell in love with visual effects.
Michael then began shooting and editing test commercials for ad agency Goodby Silverstein and Partners eventually moving fully into post production working as an online editor, colorist and visual effects artist at Pacific Video Resources in San Francisco. Michael spent years working with directors of features, commercials and documentaries including well known documentarist Werner Herzog. Other editorial highlights include primetime editor at the 1998 CBS Winter Olympics in Nagano Japan editing the first snowboarding events in history and primetime features editor for swimming at the NBC 2000 Olympics in Sydney Australia.
In 2000 Michael Angelo Media was created focusing Michael Angelo’s talents on Autodesk Flame, visual effects and commercial work. Servicing a variety of high end post houses including Method Studios, The Mission, Framestore, Riot, The Mill, Charlex, Psyop, Eight VFX, Logan, Jump and others, project highlights include Super Bowl commercials and feature films like Knight and Day, Time Traveler’s Wife, X-Men Origins, Jumper, Live Free or Die Hard and more. In 2012 Michael decided it was time to give back to the community and inspired by local homeless artists in Venice Beach California, he began directing the documentary feature A DocumenTree. Other passion projects include providing VFX for The Messy Adventures of Mud, a stop motion film short made entirely of wool by the talented animator Andrea Love and directed by SpongeBob SquarePants voice talent Sirena Irwin, both projects are slated for festival submission in 2019. Michael Angelo currently services commercial clients in the Los Angeles area and can be reached on our connect page.
To learn more watch the Michael Angelo Media demo reel here