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Known For

Jurassic World
Jurassic World Camera and Electrical Department
(2015)
Blue Jasmine
Blue Jasmine Camera and Electrical Department
(2013)
San Andreas
San Andreas Camera and Electrical Department
(2015)
The Internship
The Internship Camera and Electrical Department
(2013)

Filmography

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 2016-2017 Sense8 (TV Series) (company grip - 5 episodes)
- Episode #2.7 (2017) ... (company grip)
- Episode #2.6 (2017) ... (company grip)
- Episode #2.4 (2017) ... (company grip)
- Episode #2.3 (2017) ... (company grip)
- A Christmas Special (2016) ... (company grip)
 2017 13 Reasons Why (TV Series) (key grip - 13 episodes)
- Tape 7, Side A (2017) ... (key grip)
- Tape 6, Side B (2017) ... (key grip)
- Tape 6, Side A (2017) ... (key grip)
- Tape 5, Side B (2017) ... (key grip)
- Tape 5, Side A (2017) ... (key grip)
 2016 Years of Living Dangerously (TV Series documentary) (grip - 1 episode)
- Safe Passage (2016) ... (grip)
 2016 L'estate addosso (key grip: San Francisco unit)
 2016/II Kicks (key grip)
 2015 NBA 2K16 (Video Game) (grip)
 2015 Murder in the First (TV Series) (key grip - 1 episode)
- Twenty-Fifteen (2015) ... (key grip: 2nd unit)
 2015 Jurassic World (key grip: Northern California VFX Unit)
 2015 San Andreas (rigging key grip: SF unit)
 2015 Quitters (key grip)
 2014 Need for Speed (car rigging grip: grip: Mendocino/San Francisco)
 2014 Looking (TV Series) (rigging grip - 1 episode)
- Looking at Your Browser History (2014) ... (rigging grip - uncredited)
 2013 Blue Jasmine (grip)
 2013 The Internship (rigging key grip: San Francisco)
 2013 Fruitvale Station (key grip - as Mike Best)
 2013 Neon Sky (key grip)
 2012 Knife Fight (key grip)
 2012 Alcatraz (TV Series) (key grip - 1 episode)
- Tommy Madsen (2012) ... (key grip)
 2012 Red Tails (rigging key grip: San Francisco - as Mike Best)
 2011 17th Precinct (TV Movie) (key grip)
 2011 Curiosity (TV Series documentary) (key grip - 1 episode)
- Can You Live Forever? (2011) ... (key grip)
 2011 Contagion (key rigging grip: San Francisco - uncredited)
 2011 Fairly Legal (TV Series) (grip - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2011) ... (grip: San Francisco)
 2010 The Prankster (key grip)
 2010/I Victim (key grip)
 2010 All About Evil (key grip)
 2009 Trauma (TV Series) (best boy grip - 6 episodes)
- Blue Balloon (2009) ... (best boy grip: second unit - uncredited)
- Coming Home (2009) ... (best boy grip - uncredited)
- That Fragile Hour (2009) ... (best boy grip: second unit - uncredited)
- Masquerade (2009) ... (best boy grip: second unit - uncredited)
- Stuck (2009) ... (best boy grip: second unit - uncredited)
 2009 One Way to Valhalla (key grip)
 2009 Tidal Wave (best boy)
 2009 Happy Tears (key grip: San Francisco)
 2009 La Mission (key grip)
 2008 Pig Hunt (grip - as Mike Best)
 2008 The Butler's in Love (Short) (electrician)
 2008 Bottle Shock (best boy grip)
 2007 Journeyman (TV Series) (grip - 2 episodes)
- Friendly Skies (2007) ... (grip: San Francisco)
- A Love of a Lifetime (2007) ... (grip: San Francisco)
 2007 National Geographic Presents: Mystery of the Romanovs (TV Movie documentary) (gaffer)
 2007 Descent (first assistant camera)
 2007 The Naked Brothers Band (TV Series) (first assistant camera - 13 episodes)
- First Kiss (On the Lips, That Is) (2007) ... (first assistant camera)
- A Man Needs a Maid (2007) ... (first assistant camera)
- Alien Clones (2007) ... (first assistant camera)
- Battle of the Bands: Part 2 (2007) ... (first assistant camera)
- Battle of the Bands: Part 1 (2007) ... (first assistant camera)
 2006 Secret Soldiers of the Civil War (TV Special) (gaffer)
 2006 Beautiful Ohio (first assistant camera: "b" camera)
 2006 Car Babes (key grip)
 2006 Off the Black (additional first assistant camera)
 2006 The Evidence (TV Series) (grip - 8 episodes)
- And the Envelope Please (2006) ... (grip)
- Stringers (2006) ... (grip)
- Wine and Die (2006) ... (grip)
- Yi vs. Li (2006) ... (grip)
- Five Little Indians (2006) ... (grip)
 2006 Day Night Day Night (additional first assistant camera)
 2006 Shut Up and Sing (first assistant camera - as Mike Best)
 2006/I Forgiveness (first assistant camera)
 2005 Rumor Has It... (additional grip: SF - uncredited)
 2005 The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie (first assistant camera)
 2005 The Californians (electrician)
 2005 Just Like Heaven (rigging grip: San Francisco - uncredited)
 2005 Siren (Short) (gaffer)
 2005 The Zodiac (best boy electric - as Mike 'the' Best)
 2005 Nearing Grace (best boy electric - as Mike Best)
 2005 Bigger Than the Sky (best boy electric)
 2004 Downtown: A Street Tale (assistant camera)
 2004 The Assassination of Richard Nixon (rigging grip - uncredited)
 2004 Junebug and Hurricane (Short) (assistant camera)
 2004 Brooklyn Bound (assistant camera)
 2004 Dead & Breakfast (best boy electric)
 2004 Time Enough at Last (Short) (first assistant camera: pick-ups)
 2003 The Matrix Revolutions (grip - uncredited)
 2003 Hulk (local grip - uncredited)
 2003 Ghostlight (assistant camera - as Mike Best)
 2003 The Matrix Reloaded (grip - uncredited)
 2003 The Law and Mr. Lee (TV Movie) (grip)
 2003 Water Under the Bridge (best boy grip)
 2002 Room for Improvement (best boy electric)
 2002 Minute Matrimony (Short) (gaffer - as Mike Best)
 2001 Blackberries (Short) (gaffer - as Mike Best)
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