Marc Bethke, Director

The writer and director was born in Hamburg and studied film in Los Angeles. Having worked as a director and creative in advertising and as a ghostwriter for many years, MIKELIS marks his fictional film debut.


Ian Blumers, Director of Photography

Ian is an alumnus of the famous Tisch School of the Arts at NYU, and has shot various critically-acclaimed feature and short films. He brought his invaluable experience to this project, making sure the images match the unique tone of the story.


Camille Younan, Film Editor

Camille has an MFA in editing from the prestigious American Film Institute, and has been working as an editor for many years. His passion for film and the arts has equipped him with a fine sense for atmosphere and storytelling.


Florian Tessloff, Composer

Florian attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, studying jazz piano and composition. Afterwards, he moved to Los Angeles and worked with such famous composers as Mark Isham and Richard Gibbs. Florian has scored two Academy-Award nominated films.


Jakob Deutsch, Producer

Jakob recently graduated from Hamburg Media School, and MIKELIS is one of the first ambitious projects of his production company Jadefilme. Jakob put together an amazing crew for this film, consisting of a mix of dedicated young professionals and experienced veterans in their respective fields.