Mikey Trotter is an award-winning documentary filmmaker with a reputation for making high profile observational films on a wide range of complex and sensitive subjects, involving complicated, and often unprecedented, access.

A self-shooter, his films have a distinctive and intimate look. Mikey also directs TV commercials and branded content having worked with Sony, Nestle, Harry Potter, Topshop, Loreal,  McDonalds and Subaru amongst others

Mikey is experienced in high pressured environments having filmed with dangerous gangs in the slums of Nariobi as well as with members of ISIS and Al Qaeda in Northern Africa.

He is skilled in dealing with sensitive subject matter, having told many stories needing delicate handling. He has filmed teenage girls caught in the Manchester Arena bombings, young adults undergoing gender transition, and people living with HIV.

Mikey is currently filming a Channel4 documentary series with British author and comedian,Sandi Toksvig, teaching illiterate adults to read and write. The series will air in Spring 2020.

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