Mike is a Filipino American cinematographer based in Los Angeles. He started his career working in the lighting department on motion picture films and now shoots branded content and narrative films. His work has been featured at the Sundance Film Festival, Los Angeles Film Festival, Outfest, and other festivals across the world. In 2019, Mike was accepted into the inaugural American Society of Cinematographer’s Vision Mentorship Program. The following year, Mike was nominated and received the Best Cinematography award for the feature film he lensed, IN THE LAND OF LOST ANGELS at the Queens World Film Festival. He strives to shoot films for marginalized voices of underrepresented communities. When not shooting he likes to travel and eat food from different parts of the world. He is currently obsessed with okonomiyaki from Hiroshima, Japan.
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