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Michael F. Cormier is an award-winning DP/Filmmaker with over 20 years of experience in  over 25 countries and counting. He has shot hundreds of TV shows, documentaries, and corporate videos for clients like HBO, FedEx, HGTV, and Netflix.

An enthusiastic collaborator who can serve as a Director, DP, or one man band, Michael can also take a production from start to finish. He is always willing to go out of his way to get the perfect shot. His well-rounded experience, positive attitude, and creativity brings a relaxed, enthusiastic, and distinct artistic approach to all productions.  He is comfortable in any venue or situation. 

Of all the locations he has worked, his favorite is Easter Island, where he shot an episode of House Hunters International for HGTV. He also loved working in Morelia, Mexico and Bogota, Columbia where armed guards had to shadow him for his safety.

Michael studied Film and Engineering at the University of Virginia. In his spare time he enjoys world travel and still photography. 

 
 

testimonials

 
I worked with Mike Cormier recently in Washington DC, filming a Sky Arts documentary for UK TV. Excellent, professional DoP, a real pleasure to work with and very good with talent. Highly recommend him.
— Len Brown - Documentary Filmmaker
 
Working on a pressing deadline, Mike pulled together a group of novice talent to create a compelling message. His skilled directing, scripting and superb editing captured the essence of a caring. committed and professional organization that we are.
— Lenna Warner - Small Business Owner
 
 
Working with Mike is always a great experience. I am amazed by his creativity and eye, and appreciate his devotion to each and every project. He goes above and beyond every time we work together and gives it his all! I would highly recommend him!
— Mara Mlyn - Discovery ID
As a DP for House Hunters International, Mike wears many hats: lighting designer, set designer, grip, collaborator, and of course photographer. He does all of this with expertise and grace, and most importantly, while enjoying a good laugh.
— Liz Layton - Co EP House Hunters International