Mike Kushner is a filmmaker whose career has spanned nearly two decades. He has built a prolific and varied body of successful television, documentary and commercial work. In his multiple roles as a director, DP, or producer, Kushner has consistently delivered innovative, award-winning images. Kushner’s work includes a wide range of backdrops and topics, but most notable is his work in the Golf industry. Kushner worked as a camera assistant on the famous Arnold Palmer, Pennzoil campaign early in his career and never left the Golf business. After a short tenure as The Golf Channel’s, director of photography, Kushner left and expanded his own company in order to have more conceptual and creative control on his projects. Kushner most recently directed photography on season number six of the wildly successful “Big Break” franchise. Kushner directed Donald Trump for various promos and the show’s opening segment. Kushner was awarded a first place “Telly” award for his cinematic work on season number one of the Big Break. Kushner has also been Emmy nominated for his work on the CBS documentary, “Bobby, Jack, and Tiger”. The show compares three great champion golfers from three distinct historical eras. Kushner has revitalized the otherwise tired sports feature genre by conceptualizing and lensing HD and film spots that come to life with specialty photography and in-camera effects. Kushner has recently shot spots for The PGA Tour, NBC, CBS, Universal and Walt Disney World.