Mike is a lifelong movie buff. He has trained and worked in the film industry in Los Angeles on several movies, music videos and other productions and continues as a freelance filmmaker. Mike also worked for The Hallmark Channel and wrote movie reviews and synopsis for their internal use, along with being a member of the company’s TV scheduling, traffic and advertising department. In his spare time, Mike does freelance writing, including screenplays. He enjoys watching movies, reading novels, listening to and playing music as well as fishing and other sports.