Baby Plane Productions

Cleared for takeoff.

This is my best angle. By far.

This is my best angle. By far.

Michael T. Vollmann

After beginning my career in Los Angeles editing 'side-splitting' television shows for HBO, MTV, CBS and 20th Television, I came to my senses and moved back home to where the biz was really happening: Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Surprisingly, it has actually worked out.

I most recently edited the feature doc The Blood is at the Doorstep, which premiered at the 2017 SXSW film festival. Before that I directed the documentary short The 414s: The Original Teenage Hackers which was acquired by CNN Films after premiering at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. To top it off, Wolf Blitzer and I have become total BFFs.

Previously, I edited the ESPN 30 for 30 short MECCA: The Floor That Made Milwaukee Famous and DP’d the feature doc The Jeffrey Dahmer Files, which premiered in competition at the 2012 SXSW Film Festival, became a New York Times Critics’ Pick, and was acquired by IFC

In 2013, I reigned as Milwaukee’s Filmmaker-in-Residence when my narrative short Before You won the Cream City Cinema Award at the Milwaukee Film Festival. No pageant crowns or swimsuit competitions were required to win. That said, I still probably would have won.

Currently, I am Senior Editor at About Face Media and the proud father of the most gifted and talented daughters anyone has ever produced. Suck it, other parents.

Here's some photos I took :