Mikki Willis

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Mikki Willis is an independent filmmaker from Ojai, California. He is the founder of production company Elevate, is the co-creator of a learning program for Harvard Westlake used in high school level curriculum, and co-directed the documentary, "Neurons to Nirvana: Understanding Psychedelic Medicines.

Willis is best known for directing the short film “Plandemic” called “the most notorious piece of coronavirus disinformation yet” by the L.A. Times. He credits a career change from acting and modeling to directing films in the early 2000's to his experience at the World Trade Center on September, 11, 2001. “I had a profound experience on the rubble of the World Trade Center that led me to leave my traditional work in Hollywood and to do the best I could to film events and people and ideas that make the world a better place.”[1][2]

Director of Films

  • Be Brave (Documentary) (post-production)
  • 2013 Neurons to Nirvana: Understanding Psychedelic Medicines
  • 2013 Aokify America Tour: Steve Aoki Live at the Shrine (TV Special) (co-director)
  • 2009 Michael Bernard Beckwith: The Answer Is You (TV Movie documentary)
  • 2009 Spiritual Liberation (Video documentary)
  • 2008/I The List (Short)
  • 2005 Of the Beholder (Short)
  • 2005 The Sound of Slyness (Short)

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  1. Mikki Willis, IMDB, biography https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0932413/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm
  2. Meet the Ojai dad who made the most notorious piece of coronavirus disinformation yet, L.A. Times, MAY 13, 2020 https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/movies/story/2020-05-13/plandemic-coronavirus-documentary-director-mikki-willis-mikovits