Michael V
Writer #6411
Las Vegas, NV
Joined 12/20/2016
4 Star Rating
100% Success
82 Projects
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2 Elite Skills
Michael V. earned an AA Degree in Advertising and Marketing at Los Angeles Pierce College. Following graduation, he established himself as an advertising professional, working on staff for ad agencies, and also freelance, and writing advertising and promotional copy for a diverse assortment of products and businesses, such as motion pictures, real estate, and restaurants. He expanded his writing skills to include press releases, press kits, bios, blogs, articles, and e-books, and currently works as a freelance content writer in the specialty areas of Filmmaking and Art & Design. He has worked as a screenwriter-for-hire in the film industry, has studied film and film history, and even comes from an industry family! He is no less a stranger on the subject of art, being an artist himself since childhood, and having attended art school after earning his college degree. Michael V.'s recent freelance writing credits include a myriad of articles and blogs on filmmaking and the film business, as well as like pieces on art and design. Michael V. combines his knowledge and imagination with a strong and unerring respect for craft to create pieces of writing that entertain, inform, and enlighten.
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Michael V's Entertainment Industry Experience

20 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

Drawing on his knowledge of, and passion for, filmmaking and motion pictures, Michael V. has written numerous articles and blogs on diverse aspects of the film industry, including historical overviews of innovations in the business, movie music, and the penchant for re-makes, profiles of actors past and present, and pieces on current state-of-the-art realities in film marketing and distribution.

Specialties

Filmmaking, Art and Design, Creative Marketing and Branding

Interests

Michael V. is a film lover, a screenwriter, an artist, an avid reader of fiction and non-fiction, a "Twilight Zone" junkie (my favorite TV series of all time), and a Beatles fanatic! I'm affiliated with the American Cinematheque, and I love a good laugh just as much as a good read.

Education

Los Angeles Pierce College

With a creative emphasis on copywriting and design, Michael V. studied Advertising at Los Angeles Pierce College.

Art Center College of Design

Michael V. studied Art and Design at Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA.

University of Southern California

Michael V. studied Film Design at the USC School of Cinema.

Sherwood Oaks College

Michael V. studied Screenwriting - Filmmaking at Sherwood Oaks College, Los Angeles, CA.

Entertainment

20 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

Drawing on his knowledge of, and passion for, filmmaking and motion pictures, Michael V. has written numerous articles and blogs on diverse aspects of the film industry, including historical overviews of innovations in the business, movie music, and the penchant for re-makes, profiles of actors past and present, and pieces on current state-of-the-art realities in film marketing and distribution.

Blog Post

44 Projects Completed

Michael V. has added blog posting to his repertoire with quick success, conceiving and writing well-received posts for several company blogs and websites. Industries/topics have included motion pictures, filmmaking and film history, home and garden design, and funding, branding, and marketing for small to medium-size businesses. He combines diverse knowledge with creativity and experience, and always leaves the client more than satisfied. Michael V. is a featured writer on the WriterAccess Blog.

Article

17 Projects Completed

Michael V. has written several content articles, primarily in the areas of entertainment, motion pictures, filmmaking and film distribution, and art and design. His topics have included the evolution of the film industry, movie music, the "new Hollywood" of the 1970's, the cutting edge of online film distribution today, and profiles of artists such as painter Frank Stella and graphic designer Saul Bass. He has also written feature articles on events such as the Beverly Hills Film Festival.

Book

1 Projects Completed

After years of experience as a writer in several other disciplines (see overview of experience on main profile page), Michael V. recently forayed into ebooks with a compelling and thought-provoking 2012 tome on Bradley Manning, the infamous Wikileaks whistleblower, and his nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize. The book, published by Hyperink.com, is a skillful blend of storytelling and reportage. Michael V. used his experience in story outlines and treatments for film, as well as his interest in politics and journalism, to craft a manuscript he is most proud of.

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