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Michael McNamara was born in Chicago and raised in Windsor Ontario. He studied film and photography at the Ontario College of Art in Toronto. He is a writer/director and editor specializing in music, children's and family television programs and specials. His first feature, which he also produced, is "The Cockroach That Ate Cincinnati" written by ... See full bio »

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Wrinkle Director
Driven by Vision
Driven by Vision Director
100 Films and a Funeral
Lights Out!
Lights Out! Director


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 2018 The Haunts of Murray McLauchlan (Documentary short)
 2017 ADHD: Not Just for Kids (TV Movie documentary)
 2017 Once an Immigrant (TV Movie documentary)
 2016 Celtic Soul (Documentary)
 2015 The Trick with the Gun (Documentary)
 2014 The Cholesterol Question (Documentary)
 2012-2014 The Nature of Things (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- Lights Out! (2012)
 2013 Ice, Sweat and Tears (Documentary)
 2012/II Lights Out! (Documentary)
 2011 Fanboy Confessional (TV Series documentary)
 2011 The F-Word: Who Wants to be a Feminist? (TV Movie documentary)
 2011 Acquainted with the Night (Documentary)
 2009 Driven by Vision (TV Series)
 2007 100 Films and a Funeral (Documentary)
 2007 Final 24 (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Jim Morrison (2007)
 2006 Stacked Like Me (TV Movie documentary)
 2005 Penis Dementia: The Search for the Perfect Penis (TV Movie documentary)
 2004 Flatly Stacked (TV Movie documentary)
 2004 Meet the Sumdees (TV Movie documentary)
 2004 Radio Revolution: The Rise and Fall of the Big 8 (TV Movie documentary)
 2001 Wrinkle
 2000 Life and Times (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1998 In Through the Out Door (TV Movie)
 1998 John Scott: Art & Justice (Documentary short)
 1994-1995 Polka Dot Shorts (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- A Windy Day (1995)
 1992 Holly Cole Trio: My Foolish Heart (Documentary)
 1987-1988 Sharon, Lois & Bram's Elephant Show (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Museum (1988)
- Unicef (1988)
- Pet Fair (1987)
Show Show Producer (33 credits)
Show Show Writer (23 credits)
Show Show Editor (6 credits)
Show Show Sound department (3 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (1 credit)
Show Show Editorial department (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (2 credits)

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Michael McNamara is the son of Canadian poet Eugene McNamara.

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