ABOUT

Mike Shum is a News and Documentary Emmy-finalist and award-winning filmmaker who works extensively in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East. He is producing two feature-length films, one about the photojournalist Chris Hondros.

He is based in Denver, Colorado and travels frequently for shorter term projects. Mike is also one half of Fox Tale Films, a production company he began in 2013 with the writer and filmmaker Greg Campbell

CLIENTS

Editorial:

The Guardian, The New York Times, Human Rights Watch, France 24, The Weather Channel, The Atlantic Monthly, Vocativ/MSNBC, USA Today, The Economist, Education Week, CNN International

Commercial:

Aol.com, Ashoka International, FedEx, Groupon, Pricewaterhouse Cooper (PwC), Boomtown Accelerator, Chui, Yellow Pages, Angie's List, Zillow, Dex, Pioneer Consulting, College Press Club, StudioNow, Colorado College Alumni Association

AWARDS

  • 2015 News & Documentary Emmy Award Finalist for Surviving an ISIS Massacre under the Outstanding Interview category

  • 2014 New York Times Publisher's Award for Surviving an ISIS Massacre

  • 2014 Digiday's Best in Show Award for Surviving an ISIS Massacre

  • 2014 Digiday's Best Use of Video for Surviving an ISIS Massacre

RELEVANT TRAINING

  • Hostile Environment & First Aid Training | Pioneer Consulting Group

  • Battlefield Medical Training | Reporters Instructed on Saving Colleagues (RISC)