Mike Lars White is a filmmaker and advertising creative based in L.A.

His most recent short film, “How to Fire Someone (with Jules and Jonas),” had its world premiere at Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival in April 2019, where it won the Audience Choice award for Short Fiction. 

His advertising work in Warsaw, Poland (where he lived for 5 years) has been recognized by The Clios, Cannes Lions, and The One Show. Since returning stateside, he’s worked for agencies like Goodby Silverstein & Partners, Eleven Inc, and Havas Chicago on brands like Comcast, Google, Coca-Cola, and Cheetos.

Mike grew up in central Minnesota, and has a bit of an accent.