I was born for a storm, and a calm does not suit me.
Mitchell D. Wilson, a National Press Photographer of the Year recipient, is well known for his cinematic eloquence, impressionistic historical re-creations and striking juxtaposition of photojournalism and visual metaphor. Wilson's projects include: Andrew Jackson: Good, Evil, and the Presidency, The New Heroes, The Meth Epidemic, Kingdom of David, Chasing the Sun, The Great War and the Shaping of the Twentieth Century, the four-hour series The Human Quest, Intimate Strangers, China the Last Millennium, Visions of the Future, The Last Outcasts, The Artists Next Door, Songs of the City and The Works. Wilson served as Co-Director and Cinematographer for the three-hour Woodrow Wilson Presidential special, and The Duel, both for PBS' American Experience.
Wilson's work has been recognized with Primetime Emmys, both the duPont Columbia Award and the Peabody for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism, two International Documentary Association Award for Best Documentary Series, the Producers Guild of America Kodak Vision Award, the Ohio State Award, the Indian Film Festival Audience Choice award, Press Club honors from UP and API and multiple Los Angeles Emmys. Wilson began his career as a Combat Cameraman and underwater photographer in the elite Combat Camera Group of the U.S. Navy. He is also a member of the Directors Guild of America.