Michael Barnard of Lighting Bolt Pix has been making films, artworks, and music for over thirty years. He has published poetry and other writings in a variety of journals and books, including most recently an essay in the McGraw-Hill book “Wisdom from the East” edited by Susan Suntree. He has produced, directed and/or photographed many film projects, including the features “Nights In White Satin”, “Cries of Silence”, “The Invisible Kid”, and “Chasing Robert”. Michael Barnard has made numerous commercials, music videos, TV shows, documentaries and various promotional films for a wide range of clients and on a wide range of subjects. Recent examples include Garden State Life Insurance, Trilogy Capital Partners, 2nd Unit for the Disney Channel film “Tiger Cruise”, and 2nd Unit for the Jackie Chan film”The Medallion”. His award-winning feature-length documentary “Chihuly River of Glass” has been broadcast on the Sundance Channel.