Michael showed a passion for film from a young age, directing and editing short videos while still in primary school. He spent four years honing his skills at the University of Cape Town, completing a BA in Film and Media Production and Honours in Television Drama. Although he has experience in editing and post production, his primary passion is for cinematography, where he can apply his creative eye and technical ability to capturing the world in as exciting and unique ways as possible. He strives to capture the beauty of the mundane and everyday aspects of life.
He is currently working in Cape Town as an editor and cinematographer. Finding Freedom was his first film as Director of Photography.