About the filmmaker.

Experience of Michel R. Barnard

Feature Film Projects:

COLLIER & CO.—HOT PURSUIT! – Southern Calif.: Co-Producer-P.M.D-2ND Unit Director Family comedy, Producer-Writer-Director: John Schneider. Platform Theatrical release (35mm), DVD (released 2006)
UNTITLED WESTERN – Fresno, CA: Producer-Writer-Director Western, script, locations, talent. Pre-production (abandoned)
JUAREZ – Dominican Republic: Producer Crime drama. Writer: Robert J. Litz, Director: Felix Limardo. Pre-production  (abandoned)
SEVEN WAYS FROM SUNDAY – Southern Calif.: Producer Western. Director-Writer: John Schneider. Pre- production (abandoned)

Feature Film Development:

Put into Development: A FATHER AND SON (thriller drama, my script), AMERICAN ORPHANS (political sci-fi, my script), NO RELATION (drama, script from writer Nate Lottsfeldt), A VENOM IN THE BLOOD (New York Times Bestseller true story of the nation’s only husband- and-wife serial killers, acquired from author Eric van Hoffman), THE FALLS (award-winning drama, script from writer Steven Eric Larson), RED SAILS (true adventure, story from writer Richard Springer).

Evaluated for development by others: CHILL FACTOR (novel by Sandra Brown), THE TENDERNESS OF WOLVES (novel by Stef Penney), HEARTLAND (novel by Davis Bunn), other projects.

TV/Video Projects:

BARRY MCGUIRE’S KIDS FOR KIDS – Pittsburgh, PA: Producer-P.M.D. 1-hour live concert for syndication

CELEBRATION – Minneapolis, MN: Producer-P.M.D-Director Live broadcast series of New Years Eve shows, network affiliate broadcasts, cable feeds

CHELSEA BOYS AND FULFILLMENT – New York City: Producer-Director Short documentary

GOLDEN GOPHER HOCKEY – Minneapolis, MN: Producer Live hockey broadcasts for college team games

…Also, many other TV/Video projects of all sizes.

TV/Video Development:

Put into Development: JOHN SCHNEIDER’S RACE ACROSS AMERICA (reality TV series proposal for Warner Bros.), $MART MONEY (single-camera sitcom proposal), UNTITLED REALITY (reality TV series proposal about EMTs at raves for cable nets.)

Writing Samples:

These writing samples are available as .pdf files:

PROPOSAL FOR VIRTUOSITY.COM” Analysis and recommendation for Website, 1999. https://www.box.com/shared/bi0jgm7tm3

FRESNO PRODUCTION STUDIO PROJECT” Presentation for a community development project.https://www.box.com/shared/i1lrxt3xqi

BUSINESS PLAN & FINANCIAL PROJECTION” Fundraising discussion for independent feature film. https://www.box.com/s/z2slzabmgyus6e80iidv

THE SUNNY SIDE OF GENERATION X” Ghostwritten Op/Ed article for Hollywood celebrity via PR firm. https://www.box.com/shared/xr4bsskplc

WORLD VISION NEWS” TV news story about World Vision, the international children relief organization. https://www.box.com/shared/fu6vy6rb8c

UNDERSTANDING PREDICTORS OF OUTCOMES” Medical research presentation from physician/professor. https://www.box.com/shared/5xutt8dajz

NETOPIA CAYMAN ROUTER INSTALLATION” Training video script for Netopia routers.https://www.box.com/shared/6909sluzlj

Books / Scripts:

WE DON’T DO NO GHOSTS” Spec script for classic one-hour TV series, MOONLIGHTING.https://www.box.com/shared/3juppgg93c

DESKTOP VIDEO SERVICES ON YOUR HOME-BASED PC” Instructional book, published by McGraw Hill.https://www.box.com/shared/0i86j464el

NATE AND KELLY” Romance historical fiction novel, self-published. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1466402229/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=mrbp-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=1466402229