BIO

Blue Monk Films is the online portfolio of filmmaker and video content producer Michael Dispenza. Raised in Rochester, NY, Michael’s parent’s met at Kodak Films in the early 80’s and put a film camera in his hands at an early age. After studying to be a Jazz and Classical Trumpet player, Michael put down the trumpet for a camera and has gone on to write, direct, produce and edit 100’s of music videos for labels such as Sony Music Group, RCA Records, Atlantic Records and Nettwerk Music Group. In addition to his vast music video experience, he has directed, edited and produced award winning short films and branded commercials for clients and agencies such as Samsung, Gannett Media, Natgeo TV, InterContinental Hotel Group, Mighty Mug and much more. Michael currently resides in Los Angeles and has learned to embrace the traffic that is the 405 Freeway.