Michelle Lanz Associate Producer, The Frame
Michelle Lanz is the Associate Producer for The Frame, KPCC's arts, entertainment and culture show. Prior to joining The Frame she worked as the digital producer for KPCC's Take Two and AirTalk shows.
Before coming to KPCC, Michelle worked at KCET as the Associate Producer for New Media, where she developed web content for KCET's programming and steered social media efforts for the station. She was first bitten by the public radio bug as an intern for NPR's Day to Day program in 2008.
She has also worked as an editor for MSN's Wonderwall entertainment site, as a web producer for Marketplace and as a contributing editor to the L.A. Times’ Metromix publication.
Lanz earned her master's degree in journalism in 2009 from the University of Southern California's Annenberg School.
Stories by Michelle Lanz
Robin Swicord knew she could make the film affordable and direct it herself. It was a strategy she employed after a big budget film she'd written was taken away from her.
The 30-year-old musician is one of the classical world's most talked-about and praised artists. She's performing over two weekends with the L.A. Philharmonic.
Before Netflix announced there would be no second season of the ambitious and expensive series, the filmmaker said he would bow out.
The documentary investigates a mysterious murder, but then finds a bigger story about sexual abuse and the power of the Catholic Church in Maryland.
There's a ton of pop music in the film — mostly '70s and '80s tunes — that are personally selected by Gunn.
Dwain Worrell was teaching English in China when he submitted a screenplay through Amazon's open submission site. Weeks later he was headed back to the US with a movie deal in hand.
The actress talks about becoming Serena Joy Waterford, filming during the U.S. presidential election, and why this character was so hard to let go of.
"American Gods" showrunners Bryan Fuller and Michael Green talk about the portrayals of sex, violence and religion in the series, based on the Neil Gaiman novel.
For Winstead, this role was several years in the making. She’d been in talks with “Fargo” series creator Noah Hawley ever since the FX show began, but no role was quite right for her ... until now.
Doing justice to a life story as insane and multifaceted as explorer Percy Fawcett’s was a challenge for writer/director James Gray.
After a successful acting career in the 1980s and early '90s, Winger grew tired of Hollywood and actually left the business for more than five years. She's back in "The Lovers."
Director-producer Reed Morano discusses how her team adapted Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel for a modern television audience.
Dillard was once a receptionist for J.J. Abrams' production company, but he's since landed his first film at Sundance, which is about to open in theaters.
It’s been 17 years since the original series went off the air, but the show has remained a cult favorite ever since.
The voice actress for the popular video game, "Horizon Zero Dawn" challenges assumptions about female characters in games.