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MIKE SIMMS

Mike Simms is an emerging director and filmmaker from St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. As a youth, Mike developed his lifelong passion for filmmaking. To date, he has produced content for television networks, directed dozens of music videos, and is currently in the post-production phase of his short comedy film "The Ashford Connection". When Mike isn't working on film projects, he is playing and writing music with his band "Joe Grizzly" or under the solo moniker "Lightnin Mike". 

FILMOGRAPHY

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THE ASHFORD CONNECTION
July - 2019

Short Film

The Ashford Connection was written and directed by Mike Simms and produced under the First Time Filmmakers program facilitated by NIFCO. This film premiered at the Nickel Film Festival in 2019.

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A NIGHT IN THE SEA
October 2018

Music Video

A  Night in The Sea is a song by the band Cicerone. This music video follows a narrative experienced on the blurred lines of reality. Directed, photographed, and edited by Mike Simms. Starring Nora Barker and Ashton Whitt. This music video was shortlisted for the MusicNL video of the year award. 

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EASTER SEALS NFLD
September 2018

Television Episode

Easter Seals NFLD is an episode of the series Our Community, broadcasted by Accessible Media Incorporated. Produced, directed, and edited by Mike Simms. Photography by Curtis Hicks

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RUNAWAY
November 2017

Music Video

Runaway is a music video about the course of a romantic relationship. Directed, photographed and edited by Mike Simms. Starring Cassidy Franklin and Harry Noftle. Music by HarryNoftle (Har Soul). 

 

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RIGHT ON
July 2015

Music Video

Right On is a one-shot music video filmed at an abandoned pig farm in the heat of summer. Directed, photographed and edited by Mike Simms. Music by Nicer.

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MIKES WHACKY INTROSPECTIVE SATURDAY NIGHT
February 2016

Music Video/Film

As part of the RPM challenge, Mike Simms recorded and mixed ten songs in the month of February. This video tells a story that is supported by these songs.