Mike Prickett is an extreme "Director of Photography" from the North Shore of Hawaii. He has been shooting for 24 years and focuses on the action sports for feature films, commercials and television. His specialty is the water cinematography. He has shot in nearly every ocean in the world and has won many awards for his work. Some of his current ... See full bio »

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X2: X-Men United Camera and Electrical Department
Chasing Mavericks Camera and Electrical Department
Soul Surfer Camera and Electrical Department
Down the Barrel Cinematographer


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 2021 100 Foot Wave (TV Series documentary) (director of photography - 6 episodes)
- More Than Just A Wipeout (2021) ... (director of photography)
- The Circus (2021) ... (director of photography)
- Dancing With God (2021) ... (director of photography)
- Mavericks (2021) ... (director of photography)
- We're Not Surfers (2021) ... (director of photography)
 2018 Emocean (Documentary)
 2016 Distance Between Dreams (Documentary)
 2015 Soul Surfers (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Finding Aloha (2015)
 2015 Heavy Water (Documentary)
 2014 The Essence of Surfing (Documentary) (cinematography)
 2012 Alien Deep with Bob Ballard (TV Series documentary) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Ocean's Fury (2012) ... (director of photography)
 2011 The Indestructibles (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Lost at Sea (2011)
 2011 Pipe
 2008 Vans Triple Crown of Surfing (TV Mini Series) (water cinematographer - 3 episodes)
- 2007 Recap (2008) ... (water cinematographer)
- 2007 Billabong Pipemasters (2008) ... (water cinematographer)
- 2007 Reef Hawiian Pro (2008) ... (water cinematographer)
 2007 Wave Chasers (TV Series)
 2007 Down the Barrel (TV Movie documentary) (director of photography)
 2006 Freddy P. Project: Interrogation (Video short)
 2003 Billabong Odyssey (Documentary) (director of photography)
 1998 Blue Crush
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