Mike Healy Films
Mike Healy

Mike Healy has been working as a freelance filmmaker since 2001 both domestically in the UK and around the world. He is currently based in Glasgow.

Mike studied Film & Media and Marketing at Stirling University in Scotland and Professional Broadcasting at Ravensbourne College in London. He has completed Hostile Regions courses with AKE, TOR and Remote Trauma, and a basic Arabic course in Damascus.

* Producing/directing/shooting documentary
* Canon C300, XF305, Sony FS7, DSLRs, etc
* Editing - Avid, FCP, Adobe Premiere
* Full Clean UK driving licence


The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan

Fascinating and disturbing, with remarkable access to the subject – a risky investigation requiring immense self-control on the part of the production team
The Association for International Broadcasting
BAFTA 2011 - Best Single Documentary Nominated
Amnesty International Media Award 2011 - Best Documentary Winner
RTS Awards 2010/11 - Best Single Documentary Nominated
Broadcast Award 2011 – Best Documentary Nominated
AIB Award 2010 – Best Investigative Documentary Winner
United Nations UNAFF Grand Jury Award – Best Documentary Winner
Grierson Award 2010 –Best Documentary on a Contemporary Issue Shortlisted
FIGRA Olivier Quemener-RSF Award 2011 Winner
Rudolf Vrba Jury Award 2011 Winner
Hillman Prize for Broadcast Journalism 2011 Winner

Frontline Afghanistan

Welsh BAFTA 2010 – Best Factual Programme Winner

Africa Investigates

One World Media - Television Award Shortlisted