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When DD Gets Her Donkey                    20 Minutes of Oxygen                              The Bar

Mike Jackson is a visual story-teller, an Emmy-nominated editor and award-winning director.


His editing on the CBS / History Channel documentary Beyond Top Secret was nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy. His comedy short The Bar was nominated for two LEO awards, as well as winning the first annual Hot Shot Shorts competition and Best Comedy at the Sea to Sky Film Festival. His music video 20 Minutes of Oxygen for The Darkest of the Hillside Thickets was nominated for a Golden Sheaf award (Yorkton Film festival), and he was an associate producer on Family Portrait in Black & White, which played Sundance and won Best Canadian Feature at HotDocs.


Most recently, Mike edited the zombie/action feature Dead Rising: Watchtower for Legendary Pictures, and the pilot for MTX! for Disney XD, both directed by Zach Lipovsky.


Along with directing and editing, Mike has extensive experience in colour correction and visual effects, which are often showcased in his music videos.  He and co-writer Sam Dulmage also won Second Place Horror Screenplay in the International Horror Sci-Fi Screenplay Competition, for their script Hell to Pay.


Mike  began in the industry as a storyboard artist for MTV’s Aeon Flux, and continued his work in animated television as a production designer on ReBoot. Before working in film, he was well-known as an illustrator for sci-fi games, including Battletech and Shadowrun.



Steam Powered Films is the production company of director Mike Jackson. It was founded in 1999 with the help of  Sam Dulmage, Peter New and Palle Hoffstein, as a home for their creative works. SPF also provides post-production services including editing, colour correction and visual effects.


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