Producer | Writer | Director
Has an impressive knowledge of criminality and police procedures gained through empirical research in law enforcement.
[on discovering digital cameras] When I first shot some stuff digitally it was in Ali (2001). We went on the roof of a building in Chicago, we had a couple of cameras and I took a flashlight, bounced it off a card and that was all the lighting. It ...
Unlike most directors, likes to operate the camera himself to get much of his photography, as he did in Heat (1995), shooting almost 60% of it.
Michael Kenneth Mann
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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