Michelle Dos Santos is a rising Writer/Director originally from Staten Island, New York. Michelle spent five years traveling the United States, and after relocating to Los Angeles on a whim, she quickly became immersed in the world of filmmaking. In the last two years, Michelle has written and directed four short films and a web series.
Michelle’s work has been featured on blogs, podcasts, and various digital publications, such as TV Series Hub, PopWrapped and Digital FilmMaker Magazine, just to name a few.
In 2017, Michelle worked as a Social Media Producer to raise funds for the world’s first equity crowdfunded Christmas movie, “I’ll Be Next Door for Christmas.” The campaign was a success and the film was produced earlier this year and is set to be released on December 4, 2018.
Michelle is currently in post-production on a short film and is writing a feature screenplay. She frequently attends screenwriting workshops and industry events, such as film festivals, panel discussions, and mixers. On the weekends, she can often be found at a local café, enjoying a cup (or two) of coffee. Some of her favorite hobbies include bowling, tennis, and most notably, baking.