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Mikey Hamer – Harsh Climate, Harsh Truth
Mikey Hamer is a director and DoP currently working out of Perth, Australia. Having worked in the industry for 18 years, Mikey had his first breakthrough in 2009, being nominated for an ARIA award for direction of Josh Pyke’s DVD, The Lighthouse. Since then Mikey has worked across a wide range of advertising, music video, documentary and short films. In the past two years Mikey has started to work on more long-form and narrative projects, this includes his work as DoP on Season 2 of the ABC program ‘Perspective Shift’, and Australian indie feature film ‘Ugly Carter’. Both set for release mid 2022. Mikey looks forward to a huge 2022, working with new creatives across the globe, pushing for a more inclusive film industry and creating world-changing content.