Michael Coleman
Bay Area & Los Angeles

cell : 925-408-0093
office : 415-234-6372

IMDb Production Credits

Michael Coleman is an accomplished Director who’s behind-the-scenes work has been featured in such films as Director Brett Morgen’s, The Rolling Stones: Crossfire Hurricane, Director Cameron Crowe and Producer Morgan Neville’s, Pearl Jam Twenty, Director John M. Chu’s, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Director J.C. Chandor’s, All is Lost, Director Michael Bay’s, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Director Nimrod Antal’s, Metallica: Through the Never and Aerosmith’s multi platinum film, You Gotta Move.

Past and ongoing client projects include Lucasfilm, Dolby Laboratories, Apple, Lexus, Macy’s, THX, IMAX, Meyer Sound, Michael Mondavi Wines, Golden State Warriors, Chef Tyler Florence, Jaunt VR, and SHN.

Michael’s work has been recognized as a top director on Vimeo with 12 of his films selected as Staff Picks cumulating over 2.9 million views.

Shortly after graduating college, Michael worked with legendary Rock Producer, Jack Douglas. As Jack’s assistant in Boston, MA, he joined the world-renowned rock band, Aerosmith, for their 2004 blues album release, Honkin’ on Bobo. Aerosmith released the “making of” DVD, You Gotta Move, with studio footage from “Honkin’ on Bobo”, concert footage, interview clips, and never-before-seen live footage in the studio. To date, the DVD has gone 4X platinum and the music album was certified gold.

In November of 2009, Michael launched the SoundWorks Collection videos series. The SoundWorks Collection takes you behind the scenes and straight to the dub stage for a look into audio post-production for feature films, video games, and original soundtrack composition. This exclusive and intimate video series focuses on individuals and teams behind-the-scenes, bringing to life some of the world’s most exciting projects.

The SoundWorks Collection video series has already surpassed 100 million hits and 7 million views and has included interviews with Directors Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, James Cameron, Mel Gibson, Robert Zemeckis, Brad Bird, Mark Andrews, Lee Unkrich, Brian Helgeland, Joseph Kosinski, and many other leaders in the film industry.

Michael is also a Board Member of the Sunbeam Foundation who’s mission is to promote awareness and to raise funds to advance research and the treatment of bone cancers that affect children and young adults.


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