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Micheal Brandt – Page to Screen Success

November 18, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Michael Brandt is a writer, director, executive producer and creator. He is known for co-creating and executive producing “CHICAGO FIRE,” along with its subsequent spin-offs “CHICAGO PD,” “CHICAGO MED” and “CHICAGO JUSTICE.” Brandt directed multiple episodes as well, including the finales of “CHICAGO FIRE” seasons 2 through 4.

With his writing partner Derek Haas, Brandt wrote features such as “3:10 to YUMA,” “WANTED,” “2 FAST 2 FURIOUS,” “CATCH THAT KID” and “THE DOUBLE” which Brandt directed. Their films have grossed over a half-billion dollars worldwide at the box office.
Brandt grew up in Kansas City and attended Baylor University for both undergraduate and graduate work, earning an M.A. in Film.

EVENT SCHEDULE (seating is limited – must register to attend)
November 18th, 2:30-5pm, The Fontaine Luxury Hotel, Nichols Ballroom
2-2:25p Check-in lobby in front of Nichols Ballroom, Lobby Floor of The Fontaine
2:30 Welcome – Opening remarks MOMMA, MO FILM, KC FILM
2:45-4p Moderated* Q&A with Michael Brandt
4-5p Reception sponsored by The Fontaine, A Kansas City Hotel – light food and a signature cocktail

*Michelle Davidson Bratcher is the co-host of KSHB Channel 41 morning show “Kansas City Live.” She works as a journalist as well as an actress (House of Cards, Halt and Catch Fire, Boss) and award winning screenwriter. Michelle is on the board of Missouri Motion Media Association (MOMMA).

This special event is hosted by MOMMA, MO Film and KC Film to encourage learning and inspiration for our professional industry and community of stakeholders.

The Fontaine, A Kansas City Hotel is a ‘Preferred Hotel Partner’ of the KC Film Office. Located in the heart of Kansas City’s best upscale shopping at Country Club Plaza, The Fontaine is a sophisticated, new destination for business and leisure travel. Walk across custom tile mosaics inset into the gleaming marble floor, enjoy intricately carved wood paneling and playful Renaissance artwork adorning the walls and marvel at the hand-blown Venetian glass chandeliers floating overhead. Each detail is designed to delight the senses while setting a scene of serene sophistication—a place in which guests are both dazzled and utterly relaxed. http://www.thefontainehotel.com


November 18, 2017
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Film Commission of Greater Kansas City
(816) 691-3842

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