Mike Day is a cinematographer, director, and producer from Scotland. Originally trained as a lawyer, Mike made the transition into film in 2009 when he headed off into the Scottish Outer Hebrides on a boat with a camera and met the Guga Hunters of Ness. The resulting documentary was commissioned by the BBC and screened internationally. Mike went on to be one of EDN’s 12 for the Future, and one of 10 to watch in Filmmaker Magazine. Supported by Sundance Institute, San Francisco Film Society, Creative Europe, Creative Scotland, Wellcome Trust, and the Danish Film Institute, Mike then made the featuredocumentary, The Islands and the Whales in the Faroe Islands, released in 2016 the film has gone on to win multiple awards, a BAFTA nomination, and will have its theatrical release and broadcast in 2017.