Mike Shum

Al Jazeera / Mike Shum Productions

Mike Shum is a Chinese-American filmmaker based in Denver, Colorado USA. He was a finalist for a National News and Documentary Emmy for his work on Surviving an ISIS Massacre, for The New York Times. He is the director of photography and a producer on Hondros, a feature documentary about famed photojournalist, Chris Hondros, which premiered at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival where it received the Audience Award. Hondros can be viewed on Netflix.


He is the producer, director of photography and a co-director on the upcoming film, Halima: Somali American Model, for Al Jazeera’s Witness Program.