Michael Kandarev

Michael KandarevChicago native Michae Kandarev is a graduate of multiple writing programs, including UCLA’s Professional Program, The Second City and iO Chicago. He also serves as a judge for the prestigious Austin Film Festival’s screenwriting contest and is part of their script coverage program.

Previously, he was the VP of Contest for The Chicago Screenwriters Network, overseeing their Midwestern Screenwriting Competition. Michael recently made the move to Los Angeles to pursue a career in television writing… and instead landed the opportunity to write a feature-length zombie film that will shoot in the second half of 2016.

To learn more about Michael and read about his writing journey, check out Angry Chow Writing.