He went on to cut numerous features for Canadian and international directors, including John Greyson (Law of Enclosures), Richard Kwietniowski (Owning Mahowny), Daniel MacIvor (Past Perfect and Wilby Wonderful), Nisha Ganatra (Cake), and Bruce McCulloch (Comeback Season). As well, Mike has edited several award-winning documentaries, including Stories We Tell, for director Sarah Polley, and Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage, for directors Sam Dunn and Scot McFadyen. His many television credits include Shaftesbury’s The Shields Stories and Sienna Film’s mini-series, Diamonds, nominated for 9 Gemini Awards.
Throughout his very productive career, Mike has continued to regularly consult on independent films and to seek opportunities to collaborate with creative filmmakers, whether they are firmly established or just starting out. His versatility and filmic sensibility allow him to bring a unique vision and precision to both drama and documentary projects.
Mike’s work has been recognized formally through award nominations as well as being highlighted in film reviews from around the world. Films he has edited have played at Cannes, Berlin, Venice and Sundance, among other festivals, with 11 features accepted into TIFF. Sarah Polley’s Stories We Tell was short listed for the documentary Oscar as well as being voted in a TIFF poll as one of the 10 best Canadian films of all time.
“Delivering more twists and turns than any other film this year, Stories We Tell owes much of its success to its byzantine editing (by Mike Munn) which takes us on what feels like an emotional roller coaster ride” - Jose Solis, The Film Experience
Critically-acclaimed for both dramatic and documentary editing, Mike began his career with the Toronto New Wave, editing features for Bruce McDonald (Roadkill), Srinivas Krishna (Masala and Lulu) and Peter Mettler (Tectonic Plates and Picture of Light).
MIKE MUNN, Film Editor
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