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  • Emirates Holidays
  • GAUTRAIN
  • Coca Cola-Going Come
  • Hunters
  • Listerine
  • Sony Bravia
  • Staropramen

 

Michael is a South African filmmaker living in Prague, Czech Republic.

 

As a cinematographer, he has photographed 12 feature films, and in 2005 one of the films he photographed was nominated for an Academy Award. (‘Yesterday’ 2005 Oscar nominated for Best Foreign Film) and was also nominated for Outstanding Made for Television movie at the 2006 Primetime Emmy Awards.

 

Michael served as Director of Photography on 3 episodes of the US TV show ‘E.R’ (Season 12) for Peter Wells Productions/Warner Brothers.

 

He has photographed some great actors – amongst them Dennis Hopper, Peter Fonda, Bridget Moynahan, Natasha Henstridge, Gina Gershon, Bryan Brown, Armand Assante, Noah Wyle, Kathy Baker and even Jerry Springer.

 

On the commercial side, he has shot spots for many high end clients, including Chevrolet, BMW, Toyota, Nissan, Lexus, Mitsubishi, VW, Subaru, Coca Cola, Sony, LG, Heineken, Staroprammen, Radegast, Carling Black Label, MTC, M Tel, Swisscom, Kellogg’s, Abu Dhabi Sports, Nike, Fed Ex, DHL, Listerine, SAS Radisson, Oriflame Cosmetics, J&B, Bells and Signature Whiskey.

  

In his free time he surfs, watches movies, rides his bike, takes photographs and does some fly-fishing.

 

Cinematographer

2009    City of Life (director of photography – as Mike Brierley) 
2007/I  Prey (as Michael Brierley) 
2006    ER (TV Series) (director of photography – 3 episodes) 
             There Are No Angels Here (2006)  (as Mike Brierley)
             No Place to Hide (2006)  (as Mike Brierley)
             Darfur (2006)  (as Mike Brierley)
2006    Number 10 (as Mike Brierley) 
2005    Faith’s Corner (as Mike Brierley) 
2005    Spring Break Shark Attack (TV Movie) (as Mike Brierley) 
2004/I  Yesterday 
2004    Critical Assignment (director of photography – as Mike Brierley) 
2003    What Boys Like (as Mike Brierley) 
2003    Citizen Verdict (as Mike Brierley) 
2002    Borderline (TV Movie) (as Mike Brierley) 
2002    Mama Africa (segment “Raya”, as Mike Brierley) 
2001    Raya (Short) (as Mike Brierley) 
2000    Second Skin (as Mike Brierley)