His credits include programs for Cumberland Gap NPS, the International Spy Museum in DC, The City that Lit the World for the New Bedford Whaling Museum, Another Such Victory: The Battle of Guilford Courthouse and Yellowstone: A Symphony of Fire and Water for the National Park Service, Guadalupe Island for the San Diego Natural History Museum, Our Father, the Serial Killer–an investigative documentary for Court TV and Channel 4 BBC, and Slave Catchers for the History Channel. He also co-produced and shot an independent documentary called Orange Blossom Special, which looks at American folk music and culture as it has transformed in different interpretations of the song. He is currently directing and shooting a documentary about the political history and struggle between Puerto Rico and the United States for theatrical release called “Invisible Island”.
Miguelángel has also freelanced as a cinematographer for various features and television commercials. Other projects include cinematographer and still photographer on a series of programs on the environmental history and resources of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. The programs, broadcast on Discovery’s Travel Channel, were made under the auspices of the island’s Natural Resources Council and the Department of Tourism. He also worked on cinematography and lighting for earlier feature films and commercials, such as “Heartbreak Ridge” 1986-WB (Puerto Rico), and “Goldeneye”-Fajardo, PR, among others.
Miguelángel was accepted into the American Society of Camera Operators in 2001 and he is also an active member of the Society of Steadicam Operators. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in art and film from the University of Puerto Rico. He has taught at the Maine Film and Video Workshops.