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Michael B.

Dallas, TX, USA

1 review

$600 - $2500 / Day

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About Michael

Michael Burke is an Emmy-winning filmmaker who loves to tell the stories of real people striving to affect change in the world. He has traveled all over in search of subjects, living in national parks and experiencing endless days under the Arctic sun. Five continents down, two to go. Currently living in Dallas and originally from Chicago, Michael started his career as a producer in the advertising production industry working on projects for screens of all sizes, including national ad campaigns and main title sequences for Marvel Studios. With a wide range of experience, Michael excels at engaging projects from start to finish. Equipment includes: -RED Komodo 6K Digital Cinema Camera -Panasonic EVA1 4K Compact Cinema Camera -DZOFilm Pictor Cine Zoom Lens Set -Sigma Art Lenses -DJI Pavic 2 Pro 4K Drone -Sennheiser MKH-416 Shotgun Mic & AVX Wireless Lav Kit -Kessler Second Shooter Motion Control Slider -Westcott Flex LED Light Kit -Nanlite Forza & Pavotube Light Kit -Custom-Built Editing Workstation

Top Services

  • Video Editor - Documentary

    1 review
  • Video Editor - Commercial

  • Documentary DP

Top Projects

  • Colossal Academy

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - Documentary

    Part of a series of documentary shorts I shot and edited for Universe Creative on behalf of the VELA Education Fund.

  • Documentary Reel

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - Documentary

    A montage of documentary content I've created over the past several years.

  • Saving Migrant Lives in the Arizona Desert

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - Documentary

    Emmy-award winning documentary short created for the University of Notre Dame's Grotto Network. Every year, hundreds of migrants die in the desert from dehydration. Humane Borders is dedicated to saving their lives by providing water along the way of their grueling and dangerous journey. "It's not for me to judge whether they are breaking the law; I just want to help human beings in need."

  • The Story of Hope

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - Documentary

    I had the opportunity to once again work with CM Productions to help create content for the WiNGS Dallas annual luncheon. This year, we told the very inspiring story of Hope Oriabure-Hunter and her journey from single mom in poverty to successful business owner. Client: WiNGS Dallas Agency: CM Productions, Inc

  • Planting Crosses to Remember Migrant Lives Lost in the Desert

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - Documentary

    In the final of three border stories in collaboration with the Grotto Network, I joined a group that plants crosses to honor the lives of migrants who have died in the desert. Many of these migrants die unidentified, but they believe all lives are worth remembering.



  • 4K video camera
  • Multiple cameras
  • Drone


  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic


  • Lighting kit
  • Stabilizer
  • Shoulder rig
  • Sliders

All Services


  • Creative Director
  • Fixer
  • Production Company
  • Copywriter

Production Support

  • Production Assistant
  • Commercial DP
  • Corporate Videographer
  • Documentary DP
  • Drone Operator


  • Motion Graphics Designer
  • Video Editor - Commercial
  • Video Editor - Documentary

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