Michael R. Williams
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Meet Monica Velour Is A Hit With The Critics!
New York Observer -- "Kim Cattrall gives a bold, courageous, jaw-dropping performance that deserves the attention it's getting"
Hollywood Reporter -- Kim Cattrall is "terrific, investing her portrayal with a complex mixture of vulnerability, toughness and still-powerful sexuality."
New York Times -- "Meet Monica Velour may be a teen-geek fantasy but its execution is unexpectedly mature."
Hollywood.com -- "a pleasant little ditty that plays smoothly and entertains from start to finish."
Campus Circle -- "Meet Monica Velour is an endearing comedy about aging, love, friendship, and disposable culture." Grade: A.
Feature Film Producer, Line-Producer, Unit Production Manager
Having Line-Produced and Production Managed feature films for the past sixteen years, Michael R. Williams has experience in nearly every form of production. His resumé includes both studio features and independent films. Williams has line-produced features shot on film and digitally. He has experience shooting in Los Angeles as well as on location.
Williams got his start as an intern at Paramount Pictures after graduating from Loyola Marymount University with a BA in Film Production. He worked his way up from Production Assistant to Producer, working as an animator, editor and assistant director along the way. During this time, he worked under the tutelage of many producers where Williams learned the ropes of budgeting and scheduling feature films. Michael actually produced his first short film when he was a high school freshman, winning a state film award his first time out of the gate.
Williams has worked with directors such as Ti West, Adam Goldberg, Zach Braff, John Waters, Larry Clark, Jonas Åkerlund, Abel Ferrara, Don Murphy, Charles Winkler and Alejandro González Iñárritu.