“The Office of Missing Children” nominated for a National News and Documentary Emmy

Produced and Directed by Michael I Schiller



“The Dead Unknown” wins a National News and Documentary Emmy Award.


“The Dead Unknown” wins the Emmy for New Approaches: Current News Coverage. It was produced and directed by Michael I Schiller for Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting.


  • Winner: National News and Documentary Emmy Award, New Approaches
  • Winner: 2 National Edward R. Murrow Awards – Outstanding Video News Documentary and Video Continuing Coverage
  • Winner: National Society of Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi Award in Public Service: Online Journalism
  • Winner: National Headliner Awards, Journalistic innovation
  • Winner: NorCal Society of Professional Journalists, Excellence in Journalism Award, Video Journalism: Feature
  • Winner: 49th Annual Houston WorldFest, Platinum Remi Award
  • Honoree: The Webby Awards
  • Finalist: Investigative Reporters and Editors Awards, Innovation in Investigative Journalism
  • Official Selection: Cleveland International Film Festival

“The Box” nominated for a national News and Documentary Emmy Award

Produced & Directed by Michael I Schiller for The Center for Investigative Reporting

  • Winner: 2015 San Francisco International Film Festival, First Prize, Golden Gate Awards, Bay Area Shorts
  • Nominee: 2014 National News and Documentary Emmy, New Approaches
  • Winner: 2014 Special Jury Award, New Orleans Film Festival
  • Winner: 2014 Video Journalism Award, Northern California Society of Professional Journalists
  • Winner: 2014 Best Animation, Social Justice Film Festival
  • Honoree: The 19th annual Webbys
  • Finalist: 2015 Dan Eldon Award, My Hero Film Festival
  • Video of the Week: International Herald Tribune

Official Selection: Raindance, Napa Valley, New Orleans, Social Justice, Cleveland International, United Nations Association Film Festival, Jayu International Human Rights Film Festival (Toronto), Souq Film Festival (Milan, Italy), Argentina International Human Rights Film Festival, Street Movies (Philadelphia)

The After Party


written, produced and directed by Michael I Schiller

for screenings, awards and press visit www.afterpartydocumentary.com

‘The After Party’ is a documentary feature film about a cinematographer who is caught in a mass arrest.  His film crew’s videotape of the incident leads to a civil rights lawsuit, uncovers a police spying ring and launches his personal investigation in to the weird world of domestic surveillance. With special appearances by Andre ‘3000’ Benjamin, Barack Obama, The Bush Twins, Cornel West, Al Sharpton and Don King.  “The After Party” is broadcast by Link TV, streaming on SnagFilms and Fandor in North America, and distributed internationally by Octapixx Worldwide.