Mikael Lypinski - Director
Mikael was born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden.
He graduated from the Directing Department of The Polish National Film School in Lódz, Poland.
Mikael has directed several shorts, music videos and 200+ commercials worldwide for major international brands such as Toyota, Coca-Cola, T-Mobile and IKEA.
"Desert Coffee" is Mikael's debut medium-length documentary. Filmed in the desert in California, it premiered at the Krakow Film Festival to major critical acclaim. "Desert Coffee" won the Grand Prix at the Man in Danger Film Festival in Lódz, Poland and the Jury Special Mention at DocsMX, Mexico. The film has been acquired by TV broadcasters in Sweden, Norway, Switzerland, Poland, Slovenia, USA and Malaysia, with theatrical distribution in the USA.
Mikael is a passionate photographer and ardent traveller. He divides his time between Stockholm and Warsaw.
He is currently working on two new feature documentaries, both filmed in the USA.