Mike Stern Sterzynski is an award-winning Director of Photography with over 15 years of experience in the film and television industry. For his achievement in cinematography, Mike was awarded the American Movie Award, Boston Film Festival Award, Los Angeles Movie Award, Euro Film Festival Award, LA Film Fest. His latest movie “The Great Silence” was premiered in the 18th Giornate degli Autori“ Special Events in Venice 78.th VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL. In 2020 his feature film “Thou Shalt Not Hate” was premiered in the 35.th International Critics Week in Venice 77.th VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL.
Mike has a background in fine art photography and film, having earned his master's at the Academy Of Fine Art's in Poznan. He obtained also a degree in Cinematography at the Global Cinematography Institute Hollywood, CA. Ph.D. study University Of Fine Arts Poznan.
Now Mike works as a commercial Cinematographer in Italy, the United Kingdom, the European Union, and the United States.