Michael Coleman is an accomplished Producer and Director whose work has been featured in Rolling Stone Magazine, Huffington Post, Wired Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, PBS News Hour, Gizmodo, USA Today, SPIN Magazine, and MIX Magazine.
A Northern California native, Michael has collaborated with such companies as Apple Computers, Lexus, Dolby Laboratories, Pixar Animation Studios, Lucasfilm, Macy’s, Meyer Sound, Celebrity Chef Tyler Florence, Jamie Oliver, Guy Fieri and Hubert Keller, Better Homes and Gardens Magazine, Bare Esscuentals Makeup, and the Michael Mondavi Family Winery.
Shortly after graduating college, Michael worked with legendary Rock Producer, Jack Douglas. As Jack’s assistant in Boston, MA, he joined the world-renowned rock band, Aerosmith, for their 2004 blues album release, “Honkin’ on Bobo”. During the seven-month project, Michael worked closely with the band and album engineering staff. In addition, Michael captured over 1000+ still images and endless hours of video footage that were utilized for tour and album production.
Aerosmith released the “making of” DVD, “You Gotta Move”, with studio footage from “Honkin’ on Bobo”, concert footage, interview clips, and never-before-seen live footage in the studio. To date, the DVD has gone 4X platinum, selling over 400,000 units and the audio CD was certified gold.
Since 2005, Michael has produced the private concert series for San Francisco’s popular radio station KFOG. The intimate video series has accumulated over 6 million views and has included performances by The Grateful Dead, Jack Johnson, Train, Death Cab for Cutie, Snow Patrol, Foster the People, Florence and the Machine, David Gray, KT Tunstall, and Michael Franti and Spearhead.
In November of 2009, Michael launched the SoundWorks Collection videos series. The SoundWorks Collection takes you behind the scenes and straight to the dub stage for a look into audio post-production for feature films, video games, and original soundtrack composition. This exclusive and intimate video series focuses on individuals and teams behind-the-scenes, bringing to life some of the world’s most exciting projects.
The SoundWorks Collection video series has already surpassed 35 million hits and has included interviews with Directors Steven Speilberg, George Lucas, James Cameron, Brad Bird, Mark Andrews, Lee Unkrich, Henry Selick and many other leaders in the audio industry.
"My personal creativity is driven by creating stories that inspire others to seek out their own talents and interests. The inspiration that I can create for others through my work drives me to never give up and continue this daily cycle."