Michelle is an Emmy award winning writer, producer and actor. On the small screen, Michelle hosts a daily entertainment show “Kansas City Live” on KSHB. She also co-hosts and produces “CinemaKC."
Michelle Davidson is dedicated to supporting the film community. She has served as the president of Kansas City Women in Film & TV. She is currently a board member of the Film Commission of Greater KC, KCWIFT and the Missouri Motion Media Association. Michelle has also joined the KC Film Fest Advisory Board.
Michelle wrote and directed the Emmy Award winning comedic short film “A Senior Moment,” recognized with a Celtx Seed Grant and awards at various film festivals around the world.
Up next, producing the feature film "Enclosure." Michelle co-wrote the screenplay with director Patrick Rea.
Michelle has garnered acclaim working on both sides of the camera as a
filmmaker and journalist. She hosts and produces television shows,
creates web series, writes screenplays and acts in films, including "Lucky," "Last Ounce of Courage" and "Nailbiter." Michelle
can also be seen in national commercials, industrials and print
campaigns for clients, which include Sprint, Colgate, Hallmark and John Deere.
Michelle plays the supporting role "Leslie Singer" in "Lucky."
Rent "Lucky" on Netflix and at Blockbuster.
Buy it on Amazon and at Wal-mart.
"A Senior Moment," written and directed by Michelle Davidson, is an Official Selection of the 2012 San Francisco International Women's Film Festival, Palm Springs International ShortsFest, AMC Theatres KC FilmFest, Stella Artois St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase, Rincon Film Festival in Peurto Rico, Dark Bridges Film Festival, Free State Film Festival, Red Reels Film Series in San Francisco, Citizen Jane Film Festival, KC Fringe Festival, Bare Bones Film Festival and Reel Shorts Film Festival in Canada.
Winner of a Celtx Seed Grant
Winner of "Best Short Film" and "Best Director" at Stella Artois St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase
Winner of "Best Director" at KC Urban Film Festival
Winner of an Audience Choice Award for Best Short Film at Dark Bridges Film Festival
Nominated for "Best Comedy Micro Short" at BareBones
Review on Examiner.com
Review from The Independent Film Critic
Review from Cinema Crazed
Michelle plays Dina in the award winning feature film "Nailbiter," which will be distributed through Lionsgate Home Entertainment/ Grindhouse Entertainment in 2013.
Won Best Horror Feature at Shriekfest Film Festival
Won Best Feature at Fright Night Film Festival
Won Best Feature at Montreal HorrorFest
Won Best Horror Feature at San Antonio Horrific Film Festival
Won Best Off the Edge Feature Film at Omaha Film Festival
Won Best Heartland Feature at AMC Theatres KC Film Fest
Review by Ain't It Cool News
Michelle's directorial debut "Ready to Pop" won BEST COMEDIC SHORT FILM at the Stella Artois St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase, judged by the St. Louis Film Critics Association. Michelle also won BEST ACTRESS IN A COMEDIC ROLE. Michelle wrote and co-directed the film with Anthony Ladesich.
Official Selections of the HollyShorts Film Festival, Houston Comedy Film Festival, Omaha Film Festival, Tulsa International Film Festival, Palm Beach Women's International Film Festival, Action On Film International Film Festival, Tallgrass Film Festival, St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase, Naperville Independent Film Festival & AMC Theaters Kansas City Film Fest
Won "Best Comedy Short" at SLFS
Won "Best Comedic Actress" at SLFS
Nominated for "Best Comedy Short" at AOF
Nominated for "Best Score" at AOF
Nominated for "Best Actress" at Tulsa IFF
Patrick Rea's latest short film "Hourglass Figure" is currently in post-production, which stars Michelle Davidson.
Patrick Rea's "Hell Week" won BEST SHORT FILM at Fright Night Film Festival and BEST THRILLER at UnderDogs Film Festival. Michelle wrote and produced the short film. Read an interview with Michelle about "Hell Week" in the KC STAR.
Official Selections of Tulsa International Film Festival, Tallgrass Film Festival, Omaha Film Festival, UnderDogs Film Festival, Estes Park Film Festival, Fright Night Film Festival, Tri City Film Festival, Harvest of the Arts, Renovation Film Festival, Tromadance Film Festival, Action On Film International Film Festival, Kansas City Fringe Fest, Tallgrass Film Festival, San Antonio Horrific Film Fest, Buried Alive Horror Film Festival, Urban Film Festival, Rincon International Film Festival in Puerto Rico & Cinema Wasteland
Won "Best Thriller" at UnderDogs Film Festival
Won "Best Script" at UnderDogs Film Festival
Won "Best Short Film" at Fright Night Film Festival
"Best in Show" Runner-up at AOF
Maynard Morrissey's Review
Char Hardin Review
Michelle wrote, produced and starred in the Emmy Award winning web series "The Unreal Housewives of KC."
The scripted parody won a regional EMMY for Mid-America in the advanced media category
Michelle wrote, produced and acted in "Barren."
Official Selections of Tallgrass Film Festival, Kansas City Urban Film Festival and Los Angeles Women's International Film Festival
Michelle stars in Mitch Brian's short film "Rhubarb Pie."
Official Selections of Kansas City Film Festival, Tallgrass Film Festival, Harvest of Arts Film Festival and High Desert Shorts International Film Festival