Michelle Peerali, HUSSLUP


Paris in Love


Michelle Peerali


Co Founder of Hi Mom Productions / Writer / Director /EP

Hi Mom Productions


Armenian-American Writer/ Director/Producer Michelle Peerali is fueled by the desire to tell and capture stories often unseen and unheard with a uniquely poetic eye. Michelle received her BA from UC Berkeley and her MFA at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts. She began her career in Television on the hit sitcom, Friends, assisting and shadowing Showrunner/Director, Kevin Bright. Some of her past work in Television includes DP/Co-Directing Citizen Rose for E!, Co-Creating/Directing hit YA Original Series for Snapchat called Endless Summer, which is the highest viewed show on the platform, and most recently Co-Executive Producing / Directing Paris Hilton’s docuseries for Peacock TV, Paris In Love. Michelle also Directed and Produced the award-winning LGBTQIA+ comedic short film, Candis For President, starring the iconic Candis Cayne, which screened in Outfest, Toronto’s Inside Out Festival, NewFilmmakers’ LA Best of 2021, and went on to win Best Comedy Short in Boston’s Wicker Queer and the Audience Award at Seattle Queer Film Festival. Michelle also Co-Directed and Produced award-winning fashion and design documentary film, Interior Motives, which screened at LA Frieze 2020, Tribeca Film Center, Palm Springs Modernism Week, the DocNow Plus platform, and went on to win Best Short Documentary at the 2019 Berlin Short Film Festival, and the 2018 IFS Los Angeles Film Festival. In 2021, Interior Motives was inducted into the Rhode Island School of Design’s (RISD) film collection library. This past spring, Michelle Directed and Produced a very special coming-of-age proof of concept pilot called, How Not To Be A Junkie, that explores issues related to addiction, LGBTQIA+ identity, and trauma, which she is currently developing into an episodic series. Michelle is Co-Founder of Hi Mom Productions where she is developing both narrative and unscripted projects for Television and Film.


Director, Executive Producer, Writer


Film, Television


Comedy, Drama, Dramedy

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University of California, Berkeley, MFA, University of Southern California, MFA


Los Angeles, New York


United States of America


Spanish, Other

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