Michaela is a film editor specialising in branded storytelling that seeks to promote diversity in all its beauty and quirky forms. She is also on the Committee of Fawcett East London, as Comms and Marketing Lead, campaigning for gender equality.
She has edited the Soho House series of branded documentaries, My Creative Space and Food philosophies, produced by 7A Films, showcasing artists and chefs around the world.
She has edited, directed and/or produced short and feature films exploring issues around identity, gender and underrepresented communities.
She made her debut with THE WALK, a short film aiming to challenge prejudices about women's age. The film premiered at Locarno and had a successful international festival run.
She shot, edited, directed and produced ON ANOTHER CORNER, a short documentary about the gun violence in Chicago affecting black communities, a film premiered in 2017 at the 60th International Leipzig Festival for Documentary Film.
In 2018 she became a Berlinale Talents alumna and had her feature debut as director and editor with YET TO RULE, a legal drama about violence against women, which had the world premiere at Berlin Critics’ Week.