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
The composer received his first Oscar nomination in 1989 for “Rain Man.” Now he has his 9th nod, for Christopher Nolan's space epic, “Interstellar.”
We caught up with the 90-year-old conductor to talk about working with such student musicians and the state of classical music.
The Oscar-nominated screenwriter on how he got into the war hero's inner circle, how Clint Eastwood got involved, and how he doesn't believe Kyle's memoir told the whole story.
Poet and songwriter IN-Q talks about his career, what inspires his art and how his love of poetry and hip-hop are equal.
The veteran stage and screen actor reflects on the intimate production of his new indie film, "Match," and why he had to leave Hollywood to shed himself of Jean-Luc Picard.
Jenni Konner stopped by the Frame studio to talk about the new season, falling "in love" with Dunham, and what script doctoring taught her about writing.
The musician has introduced a hi-res audio player that will compete with Sony for consumers who are true audiophiles.
Daniels talks about his hip-hop knowledge, his love of the "Housewives" shows, and some of the painful, real-life stories that ended up in his new TV drama.
We review several versions of the classic New Year's Eve tune with our favorite pop culture junkie, Sean Ramesvaram of WNYC's Sideshow podcast.
Still iconoclastic after all these years, the stage and opera director talks about the intersection of history and social issues in the arts.
Sony says its controversial comedy brought in $15 million online and $2.8 million in theaters, but will the studio ever make back its investment?
Want to know what the best picture contenders for the Oscars might be in a couple of years? You might want to take a look at something called the Black List.
Jolie visited the Frame to talk about what she learned from Lou Zamperini directing "Unbroken," how she tackled this epic story and how she prefers directing to acting.
The prolific comedy filmmaker discusses his fears and frustrations with how the fallout from "The Interview" has been handled.
The screenwriter talks about getting the studio to greenlight the James Franco-Seth Rogen comedy and how the drama surrounding it has affected him.