Michel is a director, cameraman and scriptwriter. He has trained at the Burkina Faso National Cinematography Center, the Burkina Faso National Television, and Cinédoc Films, a production company in France. From 2003 to 2008, he was responsible for the Interactive Debate-Cinema at Cinomade, an association based in Burkina Faso whose objective is to create and distribute tools to increase awareness of social issues through cinema.
After having worked as cameraman and assistant director for several films he wrote and directed his first documentary “Sibi, l’âme du violon” produced by Les Films du Djabadjah. “Ti-tiimou (Nos sols)” followed this, produced by Cinomade. In 2010, he co-founded the firm Diam Production, a structure for documentary film production, that is co-producing his full-length documentary film “Espoir-Voyage” with Cinédoc Films.