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
Sean Carlson's challenges in booking the festival became evident when headliner Frank Ocean pulled out two days before this year's event. Enter...Kanye West.
Poet Claudia Rankine on the origins of the stories in her book, her thoughts on how the play was adapted and the significance of the hooded sweatshirt in a post-Trayvon Martin era.
Director Guy Ritchie talks about following his Sherlock movies with "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." and his secret love of children's animated movies like "Frozen."
With the rise of streaming services, TV audiences have been cutting the cable and satellite cord. Traditional media giants must innovate to survive.
Since 2002, Cinespia has grown into an insanely popular event that brings up to 4,000 people together on picnic blankets every weekend from May to September.
The spectacular demise of “Fantastic Four” offers a case study in what can go wrong when a studio rushes a film into production and clashes with its director. Or when a makeup department slaps a random wig on an actress during reshoots,
Tim Robbins stars as a secretary of state with a thing for prostitutes and alcohol. Between benders, he must deal with a crisis that could spark World War 3.
Editor-in-Chief Tracie Egan Morrissey says Broadly will offer everything from documentary-style videos to in-depth editorials and features.
The series hits close to home for Heil, who now works in Los Angeles. Back in the 1980s, he was a young man living in West Berlin.
'Diary of a Teenage Girl' challenges 'virginal princess' tropes by depicting teen sexuality on screen
In "The Diary of a Teenage Girl,” actress Bel Powley plays Minnie, an artsy 15-year-old girl who begins the movie by confessing she’s just had sex for the first time.
Meryl Streep's character represents a common challenge for women in the entertainment business: balancing work and motherhood.
The song is seldom used on screen because producers have to pay usage fees, but a documentary filmmaker is challenging the copyright.
Comedy writer Alex Kaseberg filed a lawsuit against the talk show host and his team, claiming they stole jokes from his Twitter feed.
The high drama of the show has managed to hold audiences for more than a decade, but that drama is highly reliant on the music cues included in each scene.
The government confiscated his passport in 2011 after Ai Weiwei was detained in the Beijing airport and held for 81 days.