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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
Series co-creators Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch discovered a documentary about women's wrestling in the '80s and that was the spark for "GLOW."
Though their main focus is to help a director find a song to fit their vision, they often do a lot more than just peruse Spotify for the latest hit song.
From the outside looking in, the job of a music supervisor seems really glamorous and fun, but it's actually one of the most misunderstood jobs in entertainment.
Director Jeff Baena discusses his new movie, working with his usual cast of actors and a prophetic dream he had while working with mentor David O. Russell.
Arroyo Seco will be just a one-off show for them ahead of a full tour later this fall in support of a new album, called "Hug of Thunder" — It’s the first record from Broken Social Scene in seven years.
With the Seeso streaming service undergoing layoffs and structural changes, showrunner Kulap Vilaysack says she's unsure whether 'Bajillion' will have future seasons on Seeso.
The organization already rates movies/TV for language and depictions of violence, sex and drug use. Now they will also assess and score depictions of gender.
For his sophomore album, "Witness," the guitarist and singer examines black lives and doing more than just watching from the sidelines.
A former executive for the Bravo network, Cohen was instrumental in making “The Real Housewives” series a massive franchise.
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.