Sound Mixer – Cinematographer Photographer
Kleven is a freelance Production Sound Mixer, Camera Operator and Cinematographer. He has worked on corporate, documentary and narrative projects. His clients have included Microsoft, Boeing, Amazon, The University of Washington, ARRI Cameras, Nickelodeon, ABC and The Discovery Channel.
In addition to his work with larger teams, Kleven is available projects requiring camera, sound and field producer services. He is well known for his creativity and resourcefulness in tackling challenging and unique assignments both at home and abroad.
Kleven is a partner with Heartstone Studios which develops content for corporate, event and documentary projects. Their current projects include “I Missed My Train” which tells the story of Ernst, a child survivor of the Holocaust. Heartstone’s clients have included Native American glass artist and musician Preston Singletary, Washington Access Fund and Helene Eriksen’s Anar Dana dance troupe.
Michael Kleven is a passionate photographer. He is available for weddings, family and corporate events and portrait sessions. Recent clients have included Bellevue’s “Youthlink” program and NW environmental advocates,”Forterra”.