Mike Simpson is an award-winning Cinematographer splitting his time between LA and NY. His work is extremely varied from award winning narrative films and social issue documentaries to superbowl commercials and VMA cinematography nominated music videos.

Mike’s commercial resume includes broadcast spots and Superbowl spots, and includes brands such as Kia, Toyota, Nintendo, Loreal, Nike, Maybelline, Chase, Budweiser, McDonalds, and many more.

Mike’s narrative work has played nearly all of the major festivals and earned him ‘Best Cinematography’ awards. “The Taiwan Oyster” had glowing reviews of the photography, Variety references the “sheer beauty of the frames” and Slackerwood calls the film “Stunningly Beautiful.” On the Doc side Mike recently shot “Call Her Ganda,” a film about a Filipina trans woman murdered by a US marine and the social and political repercussions that followed.

Mike’s music video career exploded after his MTV VMA nomination (Best Cinematography) for Alt. J’s song ‘Left Hand Free.’

Additional Music Vid artists include: Solange, J.cole, Lil’ Wayne, David Byrne, Major Lazer, Disturbed, Rob Thomas, Danny Brown, Korn, Future, and many, many more.

Resume available by request. IMDB