Michael Hartel (1997)

Michael has been working in the film business for about 8 years.  He  finished the Feature films: "The Namesake", "Fast Track", "The Brave One" and "The Black Donnelly's" on NBC.  He is working on: "Six Degrees" on ABC.

Mike works as a location manager in charge of all filming "on location" in New York City.  He has worked with Jim Jarmusch, John Tuturro, Robert Deniro, Al Pacino, John Polson, Mira Nair, Michael Almeraeda, Paul Haggis, Nicholas Cage, Dakota Fanning, NBC, ABC, Disney, Fox, HBO MGM, SONY, and many more. 

He has produced a number of short films as well as directed five of my own plus a music video.  He has a production company which is currently working on a project producing video content for handheld devices.

Mike says, "I started as an intern and worked my way up the ladder. I decided to go into locations because I get to work directly with the Producers and Directors in telling the story, I have a big impact on the look of the film and I get to work with all the departments, camera, grip, electric, set dressing etc..."

His complete resume of credits is listed on http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1057452/.  Mike can be reached at moviemaker@optonline.net



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