Talent Guide

Michele Josue

  • Discipline:Director
  • Program Year:Fast Track 2021


Michele Josue is an Emmy award-winning Filipinx filmmaker based in Los Angeles. Her critically acclaimed feature debut Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine is the winner of 10 Best Documentary and Audience Awards from festivals worldwide and boasts a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The film won the 2016 Daytime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Special Class Special.” Michele is the Executive Producer, Director, and Lead Editor of Happy Jail, the Netflix Original documentary series about the Filipino jail that is home to the world-famous “Dancing Inmates” and winner of the 2021 Silver Telly Award for Series Documentary.

Current Project

Nurse Unseen


Nurse Unseen explores the little-known history and humanity of the unsung Filipino nurses risking their lives on the frontlines of a pandemic, thousands of miles from home.