Fast - flexible - FS7II - Easyrig - basic lights - sound - 4x Emmy Award winner, Mike Kepka is a Washington DC based - Director of Photography, independent filmmaker, and director. Kepka is also the owner of Kepka House productions - DC newest and fastest growing full service production company.
Kepka is used to jumping on a broad range of sets and is good at bringing other must-work-with crew members to the table as well. He got his feet wet in the commercial film industry as a contract DP for CNN's branded studio - Courageous - in New York City. His work there helped earn the Courageous team a Silver Canne Lion award in 2017. Since then he has focused his time behind the camera and at the helm of Kepka House productions where he manages projects big and small between the illustrious world of video marketing and mad men agencies.
Before striking out on his own, Kepka worked as a staff photojournalist at the San Francisco Chronicle for 16 years. This and three fast growing daughters has helped to keep him nimble on his feet while on set.
I have been in the industry since 2010.