I'm Mike, a Pittsburgh based director of photography and co-founder of VINEGAR HILL and The New American Storytellers. Growing up, my father was a rocket scientist for NASA and my mother was a painter. Cinematography, for me, is the vertex where my passion for art and science collide. I love technology, telling stories, and creating a cinematic look to everything i shoot.

I have a strong background in documentary work and have traveled to 28 countries around the world. I am experienced in commercial production using both film and digital workflows including RED and the ALEXA. I own a complete Sony F55 package including Zeiss CP.2 lenses, OLED monitors and other accessories.

When I'm not behind the camera you can find me at my piano, eating sushi, playing Legos, or with my lovely wife Jocelyn and daughter Evie.


Let's collaborate, give me a shout:

[email protected]  724 / 596 / 0023



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