Michael is the founder of Thoughtful Robot Productions, a documentary production company based in NYC committed to telling quality socially relevant stories. In 2005 he directed and produced Caught in an Injustice shot on location in the Philippines. The one-hour documentary was broadcast on Spanish national television and received a Special Mention of the Jury at the 15th International TV3/Actual Awards. In 2006 he began work on Life is a Celebration, a documentary short following a group of New Yorkers traveling to India to attend the largest spiritual gathering ever. Currently Michael is back in production on Give Up Tomorrow, a documentary thriller about a young man facing execution in the Philippines for a crime he didn't commit. This film project has received grants from the Jerome Foundation and Sundance Institute.