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Michael Burke

Filmmaker, Wild Reply
Dallas, Texas US
Open To Mentoring
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Dallas based filmmaker specializing in documentaries and branded content.


Michael Burke is an Emmy-winning filmmaker who loves to tell the stories of real people striving to affect change in the world. He has traveled all over in search of subjects, living in national parks and experiencing endless days under the Arctic sun. Five continents down, two to go. Currently living in Dallas and originally from Chicago, Michael started his career as a producer in the advertising production industry working on projects for screens of all sizes, including national ad campaigns and main title sequences for Marvel Studios. With a wide range of experience, Michael excels at engaging projects from start to finish.

Featured Work

Saving Migrant Lives in the Arizona Desert

Every year, hundreds of migrants die in the desert from dehydration. Humane Borders is dedicated to saving their lives by providing water along the way of their grueling and dangerous journey. Created for The Grotto Network

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Colossal Academy Founder's Story

After a decade of teaching in public and private schools, Shiren Rattigan decided to build something better and reignite students’ love of learning. “There was no other alternative,” she said. “Either I leave education, or I try to create my own space.” Created for the VELA Education Fund

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Carrying Hope 2023 GALA Video

Carrying Hope is a Texas nonprofit focused on providing resources for children entering the foster care system.

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