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
With summer season, the tendency is toward bigger, louder movies that creep earlier and earlier. How do we navigate the daunting list of sequels, blockbusters and quirky comedies?
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For costume designer Terry Dresbach, working on the historical time travel series, Outlander, is her “best dream and worst nightmare all rolled into one."
Music arranger/composer Paul Buckmaster has worked with the likes of David Bowie, Elton John and even Taylor Swift, among others. He shares some of his stories with us.
“The Lobster” is clearly a dystopian satire and a dark comedy, even if the characters in the film aren’t laughing about their predicaments.
In addition to creating the recently departed series “Downton Abbey,” Fellowes won an Oscar for writing the Robert Altman film “Gosford Park.”
In her new Netflix special, "Baby Cobra," Wong tackles sex, bodily functions, miscarriage and the "woes" of feminism.
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Oliver is a rising star in the film business, having attracted attention for her collaboration with fellow Stanford alumna Issa Rae on the web series, "The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl."
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