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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
Kid Icarus Director
Lake Los Angeles Director


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 2020 Unemployable (TV Series) (1 episode) (pre-production)
- Pilot (2020)
  Militia Project (Documentary) (filming)
 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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Kid Icarus (2008) is the most quotable film I'll ever make. See more »


He discovered his actor Cory Zacharia wandering around in a Home Depot parking lot in Santa Clarita California. See more »


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