Michael Escalante

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Based in Los Angeles, Michael Escalante is an award-winning writer-director of several short films and full-length scripts. Since graduating from UCLA and interning at Roger Corman’s New Horizons Pictures, he provided ghostwriting services on a feature film while working on his own feature debut, serving as writer, director, and editor. He’s also been obsessed with Batman from an early age and credits the world of comics for inspiring his current dedication to storytelling.

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