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Meet Michele D’Acosta from London who moved to LA twenty years ago to pursue her dream to make movies, produce art, and to help children like her who had been orphaned at an early age. 

Was there a particular reason you chose LA? 
As a Brit, I imagined that in order to fulfill my destiny I needed to Go West! The first leg of my trip took me from London to New York (I lived in NYC for several years) until, one day, I upped sticks and obeyed my inner voice to go to the West Coast. When I was young woman trying to break into the film industry in North America, one of my ambitions was to work with the Los Angeles-based film director, Nick Broomfield.  I was blessed to achieve this goal. Furthermore, my godfather, Eric Reed, was a Hollywood cameraman. He bought me my first camera when I was eight years old. 

What  do you miss most from home?
 To be honest, I commute back and forth between London and Los Angeles. 

What was your first impression of LA and has it changed since?
My first impression …