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 actor talks about why he's happier playing dark characters, why he loves "playing live" onstage, and how the coyote became his "Nightcrawler" character's spirit animal.
USC's Dino Everett tracked down the student films of horror legends John Carpenter and Dan O'Bannon and compiled them into a feature-length program.
It's not that easy being dead. "The Walking Dead" hosts "Zombie School" every season for wannabe walkers. Here are some insider tips.
The contemporary dance company returns to the Ace Hotel Theater with a program that includes a new work by the choreographer set to music by Phillip Glass.
Alice Russell used to have the occasional vodka before a show, but says that's changed "'cause I'm, you know, making milk at the moment."
The young filmmaker survived "the worst pitch of all time" to persuade one of his heroes to come onboard for the animated family film about the Day of the Dead.
The comedian, best known as Tina from "Bob's Burgers," talks about overcoming performance anxiety and how he came to voice such a popular TV character.
The couple explains why being married to your business partner isn’t necessarily a bad thing, and how the name "Team Downey" came to be.
John Leonetti was the cinematographer on "The Conjuring," which grossed $318 million worldwide. Now he takes over the directing duties on the prequel, "Annabelle."
The director stopped by The Frame studios this week to talk about his latest film, which is adapted from the novel by Chad Kultgen.
It's been 13 years since the director and actor worked together on "Training Day" — surprising given that their collaboration garnered Washington a Best Actor Oscar.
For pianist Cathlene Pineda, the words of L.A.'s first poet laureate, Eloise Klein Healy, inspired "The California Suite," debuting at the Angel City Jazz Festival.
The actress' research institute has released new data showing that women aren’t just getting a short shrift here in the U.S., but in movies and TV all around the world.
The actor was concerned that the role was too close to his character in 'Taken,' but writer/director Scott Frank came up with a persuasive argument.
Kevin Smith screens his horror film "Tusk" to Toronto Film Fest audience. "I can still show 'em something new after two decades doing the job."