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Network News

Emmy Award-winning digital journalist Michael Harris is considered a top‐shelf network freelancer for such clients as ABC News, CBS News, NBC News and VH1/MTV. Since 2005 he's been a regular Contributing Producer of spectacular “Weekend Adventures" and "Weekend Windows” for ABC’s top-rated Good Morning America. In December 2010 he was the first U.S. network news producer to secure permission to shoot on “The Forbidden Island” of Ni’ihau, Hawai’i. And beginning in February 2010 traveled to Silicon Valley every week to produce truly unique content for Yahoo!, the largest internet company in the world, including writing, shooting, editing and directing weekly search trends reports seen by over four million viewers every Friday on ABC World News Now, and on an additional 174 other newscasts reaching approximately 5.2 million people* (per Cision; total estimated "Publicity Value" of $1,698,914 per week).

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Long Format

Michael Harris is one of the most celebrated independent filmmakers and documentarians in the Pacific Northwest. His long-format documentaries and specials have garnered numerous industry honors, including several Regional Emmy Awards, and adeptly cover a wide range of subject matter. Many of his works on social and environmental issues have not only garnered critical acclaim and wide audiences, but have been credited with materially advancing and even directly impacting policy decisions by elected officials. In short, Baby Wild Films have made a difference.

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Short Format

Baby Wild Films creates award-winning, eye-catching BROADCAST ADS, POLITICAL SPOTS, PROMOS, PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS (PSAs) and PROMOTIONAL WEB VIDEOS, for big and small budgets.

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Live Events

Baby Wild Films is a top documenter of live events in the Pacific Northwest.  Michael Harris started directing and producing video productions for The 5th Avenue Musical Theatre in 1992, shooting principal photography for over 50 live shows and working with the company and its New York partners on Broadway-bound hits such as the multiple Tony Award-winning “Hairspray” by John Waters (including "Outstanding Musical"), Adam Sandler’s “The Wedding Singer: The Musical,” nominated in 2006 for five Tony Awards, and another production from acclaimed Broadway producer Margo Lion, the musical version of Stephen Spielberg’s “Catch Me If You Can.” Michael was also tapped to work with Mel Brooks to document his $21 million Seattle pre-Broadway run of “Young Frankenstein,” at that time the most expensive production in the history of musical theatre.

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