Oscar-nominated producer, Mike Lerner has been producing arts, travel and popular culture documentaries for twenty five years. He has produced films in most countries around the world from the Middle East to South America and from Central Asia to the Far East.
He has produced films for BBC, Channel Four, Five, ITV, Discovery, HBO, PBS, Arte and Travel Channel; the subjects include Picasso, Turkmenbashi, The Sistine Chapel, Hawkwind and Afghanistan. He has won numerous awards including, Academy Nomination for Best Documentary Feature, 4 Sundance Awards (Grand Jury, Best Director, Audience, Cinematography), Grierson Award for Best Documentary, Prix Italia, nominated for 2 Royal Television Society Award and 2 IDA Awards, Cinema Eye Award, Independent Spirit Award, Gotham Independent Film Award, Winner of Alfred Dupont Award, Winner Best Documentary Moscow Film Festival, Winner Harrell Award for Best Documentary Camden International Film Festival.
TFI Documentary Fund | 2011