Seen on Screen with Jacqueline Coley : Discovering New Voices with Michelle Momplaisir


What’s the secret to finding the best new filmmakers and movies? Join us on this week's episode of "Seen on the Screen" as Jacqueline Coley explores this question with Michelle Momplaisir, VP, Production Development and Acquisitions at Focus Features. As a key figure in the studio’s development and acquisitions, Michelle shares insights into her role, discussing some of her favorite filmmakers and how she selects and supports projects from inception to screen. Michelle also shares some of the movies that helped shape the person she has become and have given her a sense of home throughout her life. 
Seen on Screen with Jacqueline Coley
"Seen on Screen" is your ticket to the personal narratives behind the scenes at Universal. Hosted by Jacqueline Coley, Awards Editor at Rotten Tomatoes, each episode invites you into lively conversations with NBCUniversal employees. Together, we explore how the magic of filmed entertainment impacts their lives.

With a blend of games and questions, Jacqueline guides us through a journey of cinematic discovery, asking guests to reflect on the films that have rocked their world, changed them forever, or even scared the daylights out of them. 

At Universal, we believe that behind every film, campaign, and award lies a human story waiting to be told. "Make It Universal" isn’t just a mantra – it’s a commitment to celebrating the diversity, individuality, and collective experiences that make us truly universal. From the directors to the executives, from the famous faces to the unsung heroes, every voice matters.

So, join us as we Make It Universal on "Seen on Screen," where every story is meaningful, every experience is relatable, and every moment is filled with magic. Because when art and entertainment connect with people on a human level, that's when the real magic happens.