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Oldboy Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(2013)
Inside Man Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(2006)
Summer of Sam Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1999)
Do the Right Thing Miscellaneous Crew
(1989)

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 2018 BlacKkKlansman (first assistant director)
 2017 She's Gotta Have It (TV Series) (first assistant director - 2 episodes)
- #NolasChoice (3 DA HARD WAY) (2017) ... (first assistant director - as Michael Ellis)
- #DaJumpoff (DOCTRINE) (2017) ... (first assistant director)
 2016 The Last Punch (first assistant director)
 2015/I Knockout (TV Series) (first assistant director)
 2014 The Last New Year (Short) (assistant director)
 2013 Oldboy (first assistant director)
 2013 37 (Short) (first assistant director)
 2012 You're Nobody 'til Somebody Kills You (first assistant director)
 2012 Red Hook Summer (first assistant director)
 2011 S.W.A.T.: Firefight (Video) (first assistant director)
 2009 The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll (first assistant director)
 2009 Great Performances (TV Series) (first assistant director - 1 episode)
- Passing Strange (2009) ... (first assistant director)
 2008 Miracle at St. Anna (first assistant director)
 2006 Hard Luck (Video) (assistant director)
 2006 Shark (TV Series) (first assistant director - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2006) ... (first assistant director - as Michael Ellis)
 2006 Inside Man (first assistant director)
 2005 Miracle's Boys (TV Mini-Series) (first assistant director - 4 episodes)
- Miracle's Song (2005) ... (first assistant director)
- Who's to Blame? (2005) ... (first assistant director)
- In the Game of Life (2005) ... (first assistant director)
- New Charlie (2005) ... (first assistant director)
 2004 Sucker Free City (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2004 She Hate Me (first assistant director)
 2002 25th Hour (first assistant director)
 2002 Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet (first assistant director - segment "We Wuz Robbed")
 2001 A Huey P. Newton Story (TV Movie documentary) (first assistant director)
 2000 Bamboozled (first assistant director)
 2000 The Original Kings of Comedy (Documentary) (first assistant director)
 1999 Summer of Sam (first assistant director)
 1998 John Leguizamo: Freak (TV Special) (first assistant director)
 1998 He Got Game (first assistant director)
 1996 Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault (TV Movie) (first assistant director: New York)
 1996 Get on the Bus (first assistant director - as Michael Ellis)
 1996 Girl 6 (first assistant director - as Michael Ellis)
 1995 Clockers (first assistant director - as Michael Ellis)
 1994 All That (Video short) (first assistant director)
 1994 Crooklyn (first assistant director)
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