Michael Arbouet

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Michael J. Arbouet
Born Michael Jean Arbouet
(1971-04-15) April 15, 1971 (age 44)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Occupation film director, producer, screenwriter, editor, cinematographer
Spouse(s) Cheryl Russell-Arbouet (1999–Present)
Mad Prodigy Productions

Michael J. Arbouet (born 15 April 1971 in New York) is an award-winning director, writer and producer.

Movie career[edit]

He formed his own film production company Arbo Pictures in 2000 and since then he has produced and directed low-budget films. Arbouet broke in to the film industry with the award winning film short he directed and produced called New York Minute. This was followed by Serial, a film he produced with his brother Kevin Arbouet, Larry Strong and Alan Spindel.

He teamed up with New York native and writer Richard Signorelli on the picture, How To Grow a Fig Tree (2007), An urban coming of age movie set in the Brooklyn/Queens area with an Italian backdrop. The film went on to win the Accolade Competition for Best Short film.[1]

Arbouet has also appeared as an extra in the film I Believe in America (2007) and in the film The Girl in the Watermelon (1993) Michael was also featured in Portraits in Dramatic Time (2011) The new work from artist David Michalek presented as part of the 2011 Lincoln Center Festival at Lincoln Center.[2]



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