Michael Graf is an Emmy® Award winning filmmaker and was named Director Of The Year by Screen magazine. Michael’s style has been best described as artful storytelling. His work tends to celebrate the beauty of the human spirit and the quirkiness of life.
Carnauba: A Son’s Memoir (Documentary) (additional camera operator) / (underwater camera operator) 1998 The Rat Pack (TV Movie)
Michael’s also won Best of Show honors at the International Summit Awards, top honors at the New York ACE Awards, a Silver World Medal at the New York Festivals, the Mobius Award, the Cine Golden Eagle Award, the Hugo Award, the AAF Mosaic Award for Diversity, and over 50 Addy Awards. He even won a giant gold nut at the Milwaukee Adworkers’ Show.
Michael’s also an award-winning screenwriter and won the league high score trophy for bowling when he was eleven years old.
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When you talk to him, be sure to ask how an earthquake landed him his first big break in the business.
1992 Captain Ron (first assistant camera: Chicago) 1992 A Midnight Clear (first assistant camera) 1991 Heaven Is a Playground
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michael graf & david kessler On the set, twin pairs of beady eyes study the mele of actors displaying their #TALENTS