Mike Ott (I)

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Mike Ott studied under Thom Andersen at Cal Arts where he received his MFA degree in Film/Video. His latest film, California Dreams (2017), premiered at Berlin Critics Week and in the US at SXSW. Mike's films have won numerous awards including, an Audience Award at AFI Fest, a Gotham Award and an Independent Spirit Award. Mike lives part time ... See full bio »

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Littlerock Director
Lake Los Angeles Director
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A. Effect Director


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  Militia Project (Documentary) (filming)
 2020 Unemployable (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (2020)
 2018-2019 Cinema Club (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Mitchell/Peele (2019)
- Potrykus/Lee (2019)
- Zacharia/Ott (2018)
- Coogler/Forman (2018)
 2019 Fiction/Non-Fiction (Documentary short)
 2017/I California Dreams (Documentary)
 2015 Lancaster, CA (Documentary short)
 2010 Littlerock
 2008 Kid Icarus (Video documentary) (co-director)
 2008 A. Effect (Short)
 2006 Analog Days
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Abbas Kiarostami's Close-Up (1990) forever changed my approach to filmmaking. See more »


He has collaborated with the Icelandic musician María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir and her band Amiina on almost all of his films. See more »


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