MIKE BISHOP FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY

ABOUT

MIKE BISHOP

DIRECTOR & PHOTOGRAPHER


Mike Bishop is a film maker and photographer from Alberta Canada. After graduating from British Columbia School of Technology he began his career as a Visual Effects and Motion Graphic artist. Bishop honed his skills at post houses and motion design studios in Los Angeles for nearly a decade. During this time he was also able to create some of the most ground breaking action sports films working with top athletes and brands. Bishop was an early adopter of using drones for filming and creative applications, and was quickly noticed by the  top drone manufacturer DJI. He worked with DJI to help launch many of their flagship products including the Phantom, Inspire, and Osmo series. During this time Bishop was also able to create some of the most astounding aerial films the world had seen. These films went on to win several awards at global film festivals and helped inspire a new generation of aerial film makers and content creators. 

AWARDS

  • 2018 “Kingdom of the Wild” X Factor – New York Drone Film Festival
  • 2018 “Kingdom of the Wild” Video Of The Year  – Airvuz Awards
  • 2018 “Kingdom of the Wild” Overall Festival Winner – Drone Focus Film Festival
  • 2018 “Kingdom of the Wild” Nature & Landscape Winner – InAir Amsterdam
  • 2018 “Kingdom of the Wild” Video of the Month – AirVuz
  • 2018 “Kingdom of the Wild” Best In Show – NYS Fair Drone Film Festival
  • 2018 “Awaken Iceland” Travel & Landscape Winner – NO AR Drone Film Fest Brazil
  • 2017 “Awaken Iceland” Best Nature Film – DroneUp International Film Festival
  • 2017 “Awaken Iceland” Best Lifestyle Film – Drone Focus Film Festival
  • 2017 “Awaken Iceland” Best Drone Film -Finisterra Arrábida Film Art & Tourism Festival
  • 2017 “Awaken Iceland” Best Landscape & Architecture Film – NYS Fair Drone Film Festival
  • 2017 “The Tree of Life” Still Photography Winner – Los Angeles Drone Film Festival
  • 2017 “The Tree of Life” Still Photography Winner – Madrid Drone Film Festival
  • 2016 “Into The West” Best Direction – Drone Film Festival AU + NZ
  • 2016 “Into The West” Best Film & Best Travel/Landscape Film – Interdrone Festival, Las Vegas
  • 2016 “Into The West” Best Landscape Film – Drone Professional Movie Festival, Nantes France
  • 2016 “Adventure In Sports” Best Lifestyle Film – UK Dronefest
  • 2016 “Adventure In Sports” Best Sports Film – DC Drone Film Festival
  • 2015 ”The Grey League” Best Aerial Photography / Film Art & Tourism Festival, Poland
  • 2014 Apple “Intention” Cannes Gold Lion for Design, Bronze Lion for Internet Film
  • 2013 Nike “Never Not Pt1”  Best Movie / The Reels Festival
  • 2013 Nike “Never Not Pt1”  Best Backcountry Segment / The Reels Festival
  • 2013 Nike “Never Not Pt2”  Best Documentary / The Reels Festival
  • 2013 Reel Snow “Mikey Rencz” – Gold Medal / ESPN X Games
  • 2012 Burton “13” Best Movie / The Reels Festival
  • 2012 Burton “13” Best Editing / The Reels Festival
  • 2012 Burton “13” Video of the Year / Snowboarder Magazine
  • 2012 Burton “13” Video of the Year / Transworld Riders Poll
  • 2012 Burton “13” Video Part of the Year – Mikkel Bang / Transworld Riders Poll
  • 2012 Burton “13” Best Soundtrack / X-Dance Film Fest
  • 2011 Reel Snow “Nic Sauve” – Viewers Choice / ESPN X Games
  • 2011 Forum “F-It”  Movie of the Year / Snowboarder Magazine
  • 2011 Forum “F-It” John Jackson – Video Part of the Year / Transworld Riders Poll
  • 2010 Forum “Forever” Movie of the Year / Transworld Riders Poll
  • 2010 Forum “Forever” Mens Video Part of the Year/ Transworld Riders Poll
  • 2010 Forum “Forever” Movie of the Year / Snowboarder Magazine