Michael R. Faulkner is an award-winning independent filmmaker Michael R. Faulkner is excited to return to Common Ground on the Hill this year for a new exploration of creating community through the arts. After growing up riding horses and singing in choirs in rural Michigan, he moved to Baltimore and fell in love with the city while working as a production assistant on John Water's films and later as a location scout and manager for HBO’s The Wire. His credits as an independent Producer/Director include, the Tuvan music travelogue, SHU-DE! (Let’s Go!), John & James, music videos, and concert pieces. Recent projects include, Lost Kings, a micro - episodic drama set in Baltimore and a short documentary, As We Are, a story that shines a light on the power of music to connect autistic children with their community. He was a producer on the film What the Wind Carries, featured at the Equal Justice Initiative's Museum in Montgomery, Alabama. Michael is currently location scouting for new teen basketball drama, Swagger. Michael continues to implement his interests in photography, music and performance, telling unique and untold stories that explore and make testaments to social justice, the arts and the awakening of new perspectives.
See this Baltimore Sun article about Michael: https://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/arts/bs-ae-up-and-comers-faulkner-20160826-story.html
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