Michael C Shaly grew up in the beautiful state of Minnesota. His passion for both Film and Philosophy began at an early age. After earning a BA in Philosophy from MSU, Mankato, Michael partnered with Ryan Sturgis at True Facade Pictures, a film and video production agency. Together they have produced a wide variety of branded entertainment projects for international companies like Zildjian, Latin Percussion, Gretsch Drums, DW Drums, Mayo Clinic Health System, Archery Trade Association, and 8×8. Michael has worked with an assortment of high profile figures such as Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones, Billy Squire, Mick Fleetwood, Easton Easton, and comedian and actor Harry Shearer, to name a few. Michael’s wide ranging skills and hands on experience has served to push boundaries of storytelling through screenwriting, cinematography, editing, and sound design. He is presently producing a feature length rock documentary with acclaimed Photographer, Rob Shanahan called “SHOOTING STARS – A Rock Photographer’s Journey” and co-creating two reality series, “Chrome Hunters”, and “STAR GEAR”.