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Michele Wolkoff

Creative Director

Michele Wolkoff joined Stephen Garrett’s production company Character 7 as Head of Development in 2016, and has been Head of Film and TV, LA at The Ink Factory since 2020. At Character 7, Michele identified the book Culprits: The Heist was Just the Beginning, and now serves as a co-EP on the show adaptation for Disney+ from J Blakeson. Prior to that, Wolkoff ran the film department at The Mark Gordon Company and Bazelevs, the production company for Russian filmmaker Timur Bekmambetov. Michele met Timur while at Universal Pictures, where she worked for over seven years as Director of Development and managed the studio’s deals with Bazelevs, Cha-Cha-Cha (Alfonso Cuarón, Guillermo del Toro and Alejandro Gonzáles Iñárritu’s production company), and Fernando Meirelles’s O2 Filmes. Michele started her career at Universal as the creative assistant to then Universal Chairman Stacey Snider.