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Known For

Schindler's List
Schindler's List Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1993)
Desperate Housewives
Desperate Housewives Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(2004)
You, Me and Dupree
You, Me and Dupree Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(2006)
Paris, Texas
Paris, Texas Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
(1984)

Filmography

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 2015-2016 Superstore (TV Series) (first assistant director - 7 episodes)
- Labor (2016) ... (first assistant director)
- All-Nighter (2016) ... (first assistant director)
- Color Wars (2016) ... (first assistant director)
- Secret Shopper (2016) ... (first assistant director)
- Mannequin (2016) ... (first assistant director)
 2015-2016 Blunt Talk (TV Series) (first assistant director - 8 episodes)
- Episode #2.8 (2016) ... (first assistant director)
- Episode #2.7 (2016) ... (first assistant director)
- Episode #2.4 (2016) ... (first assistant director)
- Episode #2.3 (2016) ... (first assistant director)
- Who Kisses So Early in the Morning? (2015) ... (first assistant director)
 2015 Workaholics (TV Series) (first assistant director - 5 episodes)
- Trivia Pursuits (2015) ... (first assistant director)
- Blood Drive (2015) ... (first assistant director)
- Gramps DeMamp Is Dead (2015) ... (first assistant director)
- Menergy Crisis (2015) ... (first assistant director)
- Dorm Daze (2015) ... (first assistant director)
 2014 Benched (TV Series) (first assistant director - 6 episodes)
- Brief Encounters (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- A New Development (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Solitary Refinement (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Curry Favor (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Hooked & Booked (2014) ... (first assistant director)
 2014 Playing House (TV Series) (first assistant director - 3 episodes)
- Let's Have a Baby (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Drumline (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Unfinished Business (2014) ... (first assistant director)
 2013-2014 Trophy Wife (TV Series) (first assistant director - 10 episodes)
- Back to School (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- The Minutes (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- Couples Therapy (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- The Wedding: Part One (2014) ... (first assistant director)
- The Big 5-0 (2014) ... (first assistant director)
  Animal Practice (TV Series) (first assistant director - 4 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (second assistant director - 1 episode, 2012)
- Wingmen (2013) ... (first assistant director)
- Clean-Smelling Pirate (2012) ... (first assistant director)
- Little Miss Can't Be Wrong (2012) ... (first assistant director)
- Pilot (2012) ... (first assistant director - as Mike Helfand) / (second assistant director - as Mike Helfand)
  Community (TV Series) (first assistant director - 36 episodes, 2009 - 2012) (second assistant director - 1 episode, 2009)
- Digital Estate Planning (2012) ... (first assistant director - as Mike Helfand)
- The First Chang Dynasty (2012) ... (first assistant director - as Mike Helfand)
- Course Listing Unavailable (2012) ... (first assistant director - as Mike Helfand)
- Virtual Systems Analysis (2012) ... (first assistant director - as Mike Helfand)
- Pillows and Blankets (2012) ... (first assistant director - as Mike Helfand)
 2011 Happy Endings (TV Series) (second assistant director - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2011) ... (second assistant director - as Mike Helfand)
 2009 Hawthorne (TV Series) (first assistant director - 1 episode)
- Night Moves (2009) ... (first assistant director)
 2009 Operating Instructions (TV Movie) (second assistant director)
 2008 Front of the Class (TV Movie) (second assistant director - as Mike Helfand)
 2008 True Blood (TV Series) (second assistant director - 1 episode)
- Strange Love (2008) ... (second assistant director)
  Carpoolers (TV Series) (first assistant director - 7 episodes, 2007 - 2008) (second assistant director - 1 episode, 2007)
- Lost in America (2008) ... (first assistant director)
- The Handsomest Man (2008) ... (first assistant director)
- A Divorce to Remember (2007) ... (first assistant director)
- The Seminar (2007) ... (first assistant director)
- Down for the Count (2007) ... (first assistant director)
 2008 Courtroom K (TV Movie) (second assistant director)
 2007 Manchild (TV Movie) (second assistant director)
 2006 You, Me and Dupree (first assistant director: second unit) / (second assistant director)
 2006 What About Brian (TV Series) (second assistant director - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2006) ... (second assistant director - as Michael G. Helfand)
 2005/I Long Distance (first assistant director)
 2005 Warm Springs (TV Movie) (second assistant director)
 2005 The Chumscrubber (first assistant director)
 2005 The Catch (TV Movie) (second assistant director)
 2005/I The Dying Gaul (first assistant director - uncredited)
 2004 Desperate Housewives (TV Series) (second assistant director)
 2004 Spartan (second assistant director)
 2002 Do Over (TV Series) (second assistant director)
  Judging Amy (TV Series) (key second assistant director - 9 episodes, 2001) (second assistant director - 1 episode, 2001)
- The Last Word (2001) ... (key second assistant director)
- Hold on Tight (2001) ... (key second assistant director)
- Grounded (2001) ... (key second assistant director)
- Between the Wanting and the Getting (2001) ... (key second assistant director)
- The Unforgiven (2001) ... (key second assistant director)
 2000 The David Cassidy Story (TV Movie) (second assistant director - as Mike Helfand)
 1999 My Little Assassin (TV Movie) (second assistant director - as Mike Helfand)
 1999 Streets of Laredo (TV Mini-Series) (second assistant director - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... (second assistant director)
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... (second assistant director)
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... (second assistant director)
 1996-1998 Chicago Hope (TV Series) (second assistant director - 27 episodes)
- Austin, We Have a Problem (1998) ... (second assistant director)
- Viagra-Vated Assault (1998) ... (second assistant director)
- Hope Against Hope (1997) ... (second assistant director)
- Love on the Rocks (1997) ... (second assistant director)
- Lamb to the Slaughter (1997) ... (second assistant director)
 1995 My Antonia (TV Movie) (second second assistant director)
 1995 Tall, Dark and Deadly (TV Movie) (second assistant director)
 1993 Schindler's List (second assistant director)
 1991 Eyes of a Witness (TV Movie) (second assistant director)
 1990 Days of Thunder (second second assistant director)
 1984 Paris, Texas (second assistant director)
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Alternate Names:

Michael G. Helfand | Mike Helfand

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