Michelle Dougherty

Director, Imaginary Forces

Michelle is an American designer and director. She was born in Mexico City and grew up in California. She is a graduate of Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. In her professional career, she has directed projects ranging from graphic design to commercial directing, including advertising, television and film title sequences, feature film marketing, and experiential design.


Michelle has created Emmy-nominated main title sequences and has directed global commercial advertising campaigns. Michelle’s projects have garnered awards as well as being featured at the Walker Art Center, Hammer Museum, and Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.