About Michael Daye

Michael Daye is a video director and editor based in the south-west of England. Having graduated with first-class honours from University College of Falmouth in 2011, he is now working freelance and is currently in pre-production for an ambitious narrative project. As a music video director, he has worked with artists such as Charles Bradley, Nicola Benedetti and I Am Harlequin.

Aside from video production, Michael has had academic work published in Film Matters and Film International. He won the Excellence In Scholarship Award at Visions Film Festival & Conference 2012 for his presentation on the post-colonialist film Touki Bouki. He is also a keen artist and writes music on the side.

His influences include David Lynch, Chris Cunningham, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Andrei Tarkovsky, Béla Tarr and Björk.