Michael Griffith
Director of Photography

(619) 977-2711

Attended San Diego State University and has degrees in Psychology and Television and Film

For the past 25 years, Michael Griffith has built a successful reputation in the communications business. Michael has worked with U.S. Presidents, Fortune 500 CEOs, scientists, humanitarian leaders, professional athletes and ordinary people from all walks of life who have found the strength to achieve extraordinary results. In the process of telling the success stories of these world leaders, Michael has traveled around the globe and experienced a diverse range of cultures that would not have been possible otherwise.

Director of Photography/Photography credits:

National PBS Documentaries:
“War in the Wind” A one hour doc that chronicled the nine month journey of teams in their quest to capture the world’s most prestigious sailing competition--the America’s Cup.

“Running Mate” A two hour doc that covered the recent history of the Vice Presidency.

“Anatomy of a Homicide” An Emmy-nominated two hour doc showing a detailed behind the scenes view of the making of an episode of the critically acclaimed NBC series “Homicide: Life on the Streets”

“The Press Secretary” A one hour doc covering the relationship between the press and the White House. This award winning project was shot entirely on location for four days at the White House.

There have been numerous projects covering innovative surgical procedures and medical devices used to improve the quality of life for people dealing with a range of ailments and diseases. Many of these projects were produced by SVCInternational for Edwards Life Sciences, Allergan, I-Flow and other leaders in the health care industry.

Michael has had a long standing working relationship with Pfizer. These projects included national sales and management training as well as new product launches. Michael has worked directly with Pfizer as well as other projects that were produced by Essex Television and MJM in New York in association with Media Solutions in Las Vegas.

There have been many projects relating to best practices, human resources and product/service launches. Some of the clients include: Qualcomm, Gateway, SAIC, Sempra, Jack in the Box, Disney, Hewlett Packard, General Motors, Coldwell Banker, Century 21, ERA Real Estate, Travelodge, Ramada Inn, SAKS and Kraft Foods.
A number of the above projects included working directly with the CEO.

Michael has shot numerous features and segments for ESPN, ESPN2, Fox Sports, CBS, NBC, ABC and The Golf Channel. Some of the sports figures Michael has shot interviews with include Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els, Mark O’Meara, Fred Couples, Tony Gwynn, Dave Winfield, Lou Pinella, Reggie Jackson, Barry Bonds, John Wooden, Junior Seau, Doug Flutie, Drew Brees, Philip Rivers, Antonio Gates and LaDanian Tomlinson to name a few.

One of Michael’s greatest strengths is an ability to work with people who have a wide range experiences and personalities. This vast set of opportunities has allowed Michael to develop an ability to act with composure in the most high pressure environments. Michael has been blessed with a tremendous gift to spend time with many of the people who have shaped the world into what it currently is. This is a gift that he does not take lightly or for granted.

Please view the productions stills from locations around the world in the gallery below.