COMPACT FILMS

The Art Of The Smile

Michelle Porter – Director

Ms. porter is an accomplished theathre and film director. Her award-winning shorts, /Insight/ and /Big Shoes To Fill/, have played at numerous festivals iuncluding the Vancouver International Film Festival where she was the recipient of the TElefilm Canada AWard for Best Western Emergin Director for a Short or Mid-length film. /Big Shoes To Fill/ also received the Best Short Film Award at the Moving Pictures Festival: Canadian Films on Tour, and two LEo Awards. Porter is a graduate of both the theatre and trhe film program at the University of British Columbia. She has worked for many years in theatre before making the transition into film.