As a producer Michael has helped numerous young writers, directors and actors with their first steps. He also has worked with big names like Jean Marie Straub, Margarete von Trotta, Nico Hofmann, Oscar Roehler, Jeremy Fekete. He has worked internationally, with great creators like Gus van Sant, George Shengelaia, Bob Rafelson, in coproductions in Italy, Greece, Poland, Georgia.