We Help You Make People Care
You have a story to tell.
We help make people care about
Mimi Productions is an award winning Chicago Video and Television Production Company. Our Clients hail from a wide range of industries worldwide including Healthcare, Manufacturing, Non-Profits, Government, Cultural Institutions, Automotive, Television Networks, Advertising Agencies and many others. Since 1996, we have helped our clients tell their heart-felt and complex stories that get results. We help you make people care!
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An Award Winning Chicago Video and TV Production Company since 1996
Meet the Team
Michelle De Long
Michelle is a two time Emmy award winner. She is a 15-year veteran of television series and news production, at NBC, ABC, CBS and Hallmark Channel and she founded Mimi Productions in 1996.
Michelle has produced and edited many documentary and feature films;
produced, written, directed and created commercials and corporate videos for clients such as Bugatti, the FBI, Nestle and
produced Telly and Emmy award winning television and web series. Michelle serves as Producer, Director, Writer and Lead Editor for client projects. Most recently Michelle joined the Rolling Stone Culture Council and is a published Rolling Stone Magazine contributor.
Director of Photography/Director
David is a Producer, Director and Director of Photography for Mimi Productions' projects. David is also co-founder of Viral Film Video , the sister internet/viral arm of Mimi Productions.
David has produced 9 feature films with his motion picture company Mindlight Films, appearing on HBO Latino, Showtime, Blockbuster, Netflix and theatrical release. Recently David won a Telly award for directing a commercial campaign for a medical center.
Office Greeter and Leader of Sniff Expeditions
Barnaby is a Saluki rescue from Dubai, UAE. He was found and fostered by Arabian Saluki Center of Dubai. Barnaby loves to meet everyone and go on long walks to sniff.
Goofball, Cuddler and Expert Sleeper
Daphne is a Saluki rescue from the streets of Doha, Qatar. She was rescued by Rescue Salukis Middle East and fostered by Alabama Sighthound Adoptions. She loves to have her ears scratched and go for long walks.
Sir Barks a lot
Archie is a Saluki mix rescue from Doha, Qatar. He was found living under a car with his sister when they were three months old. Archie loves to bark at anything that moves! He was rescued and fostered by a private foster in Doha.
4K and Cinematography and Videography
Full 4K and Production on location. We own Sony FX6, Sony FS5 and Sony A7Siii cameras, prime lenses, LED Lighting, Sliders, Gimbal, audio gear. Or we can rent any camera that meets the production needs.
Full Service Video Production
Creative Concept, Writing, Full Production on location. TV Commercials, TV Series, Corporate and Marketing Videos, Training films, Live Event coverage including Satellite Media Tours and Live Event Streaming. We also have produced numerous feature films. We do most of our casting for actors in house.
Editing, Motion Graphics, Voice Over recording. Audio Mixing for Video, Transcriptions, Closed Captions and Subtitles.