Michael Barringer is a filmmaker, programmer, and educator living in Brooklyn. Backsiders (writer/DP/producer), a short film supported by a residency from Barn Arts Collective, screened at festivals across the country and is available on NoBudge. 

The feature film The Entitlement (cinematographer) was an official selection of the 2018 Indie Street Film Festival. He directed the proof-of-concept for the comedy series, Cloister F*cked, whose creators, Ryann Weir and Claire Rothrock, were selected for the 2018 Sundance New Voices Lab, and the series received a pilot order from The CW Network in 2021. 

Recent work includes "Puppet Me" (cinematographer), an official selection of the 2021 Austin Film Festival; Sylvan Esso's "Rewind" music video (DP), featured on The Late Show with Steven Colbert's Play At Home series; and "Help Me Mary" (editor), directed by Annie Tippe. 

His freelance portfolio for agencies includes work for clients including Visa, Hulu, Pop Tarts, Five Guys, Audible, and more. 

He is the narrative-shorts programmer at Brooklyn Film Festival, and he teaches screenwriting and production at ESRA International Film School. He is pursuing an MFA in directing at the Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema at Brooklyn College.

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