Michael Bishop

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Additional Crew, Visual Effects

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Additional Crew, Visual Effects


I have been working in Vancouver's Film and Television Industry since 2001 as an assistant director. Like all 80s kids, I was so busy being told how special I was I didn't get that that went for everybody else, too. Now I'm sad that I'm not more important. So going forward I like to review myself as a grounded human being who gets my days under 12...
Awards
1 nomination.

Known For


Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (2014)
TRON: Legacy
TRON: Legacy
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (2010)
The Day the Earth Stood Still
The Day the Earth Stood Still
Additional Crew (2008)
I Love You, Beth Cooper
I Love You, Beth Cooper
Additional Crew (2009)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorAdmitted or Dead
(TV Movie) (first assistant director) (pre-production)
2021
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorLove and Chocolate
(TV Movie) (first assistant director) (post-production)
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorLove Stories in Sunflower Valley
(TV Movie) (first assistant director)
2021
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorA Love to Remember
(TV Movie) (first assistant director)
2021
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorMy Birthday Romance
(TV Movie) (first assistant director)
2020
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe Killer in the Guest House
(TV Movie) (first assistant director)
2020
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director50 States of Fright
(TV Series short) (first assistant director - 9 episodes, 2020) (second assistant director - 3 episodes, 2020) - Destino (Florida) - Part 3 (2020) ... (first assistant director) - Destino (Florida) - Part 2 (2020) ... (first assistant director) - Destino (Florida) - Part 1 (2020) ... (first assistant director) - Grey Cloud Island (Minnesota) - Part 3 (2020) ... (first assistant director) - Grey Cloud Island (Minnesota) - Part 2 (2020) ... (first assistant director) Show all 12 episodes
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorLove & Glamping
(TV Movie) (first assistant director)
2020
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorPast Never Dies
(TV Movie) (second assistant director)
2019
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorFatal Visit
(second assistant director)
2019
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorAmish Abduction
(TV Movie) (first assistant director)
2019
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorIdentity Theft of a Cheerleader
(TV Movie) (second assistant director)
2019
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorDeadly Match
(TV Movie) (first assistant director)
2019
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorForever Christmas
(TV Movie) (first assistant director)
2018
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorChristmas on Holly Lane
(TV Movie) (first assistant director)
2018
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorKiller Twin
(TV Movie) (first assistant director)
2018
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorHailey Dean Mystery
(TV Series) (third assistant director - 1 episode) - Hailey Dean Mystery: 2 + 2 = Murder (2018) ... (third assistant director)
2018
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorMarrying Mr. Darcy
(TV Movie) (third assistant director)
2018
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorBoundaries
(third assistant director)
2018/I
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorAltered Carbon
(TV Series) (background wrangler - 3 episodes) - Clash by Night (2018) ... (background wrangler) - The Killers (2018) ... (background wrangler) - Rage in Heaven (2018) ... (background wrangler)
2018
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorFinal Vision
(TV Movie) (third assistant director)
2017
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorA Christmas Solo
(TV Movie) (first assistant director)
2017
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorA Gift for Christmas
(TV Movie) (second assistant director)
2017
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe Drive
(TV Series) (first assistant director - 4 episodes, 2017) (assistant director - 1 episode, 2017) - Panic (2017) ... (first assistant director) - Grown Up Stuff (2017) ... (first assistant director) - Learning Opportunity (2017) ... (assistant director) - Fight (2017) ... (first assistant director) - Send Off (2017) ... (first assistant director)
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorDead Again in Tombstone
(Video) (third assistant director)
2017
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorPsycho Wedding Crasher
(TV Movie) (second assistant director) / (third assistant director)
2017
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorAll for Love
(TV Movie) (third assistant director)
2017
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe Flash
(TV Series) (third assistant director - 28 episodes) - Finish Line (2017) ... (third assistant director) - Infantino Street (2017) ... (third assistant director) - Cause and Effect (2017) ... (third assistant director) - I Know Who You Are (2017) ... (third assistant director) - The Once and Future Flash (2017) ... (third assistant director) Show all 28 episodes
2015-2017
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorWhen We Rise
(TV Mini-Series) (additional third assistant director - 1 episode) - Night I: Part I (2017) ... (additional third assistant director)
2017
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorMonster Trucks
(third assistant director: second unit: additional photography)
2016
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorImpastor
(TV Series) (trainee assistant director - 1 episode) - The Devil Went Down to Ladner (2016) ... (trainee assistant director)
2016
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorBrain on Fire
(third assistant director)
2016
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorZoo
(TV Series) (additional assistant director - 5 episodes) - The Moon and the Star (2016) ... (additional assistant director) - The Walls of Jericho (2016) ... (additional assistant director) - Collision Point (2016) ... (additional assistant director) - Caraquet (2016) ... (additional assistant director) - The Day of the Beast (2016) ... (additional assistant director)
2016
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorA Safe Place
(first assistant director)
2016
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorMurder, She Baked
(TV Mini-Series) (third assistant director - 3 episodes) - Murder, She Baked: A Deadly Recipe (2016) ... (third assistant director) - Murder, She Baked: A Peach Cobbler Mystery (2016) ... (third assistant director) - Murder, She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery (2015) ... (third assistant director)
2015-2016
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorSigned, Sealed, Delivered: From the Heart
(TV Movie) (third assistant director - as Michael C. Bishop)
2016
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorOne Christmas Wish
(TV Movie) (first assistant director)
2015
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorLove on the Air
(TV Movie) (third assistant director)
2015
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorAre You My Daughter?
(TV Movie) (third assistant director)
2015
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorWelcome Home
(TV Movie) (first assistant director)
2015
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorFatal Memories
(TV Movie) (third assistant director)
2015
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorRush
(TV Series) (trainee assistant director - 7 episodes) - Dirty Work (2014) ... (trainee assistant director - uncredited) - Because I Got High (2014) ... (trainee assistant director) - You Spin Me Around (2014) ... (trainee assistant director) - Where Is My Mind? (2014) ... (trainee assistant director) - We Are Family (2014) ... (trainee assistant director) Show all 7 episodes
2014
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorDawn of the Planet of the Apes
(trainee assistant director: Vancouver)
2014
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorSupernatural
(TV Series) (assistant director - 13 episodes) - Do You Believe in Miracles (2014) ... (assistant director - uncredited) - Stairway to Heaven (2014) ... (assistant director - uncredited) - King of the Damned (2014) ... (assistant director - uncredited) - Bloodlines (2014) ... (assistant director - uncredited) - Alex Annie Alexis Ann (2014) ... (assistant director - uncredited) Show all 13 episodes
2014
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorLucky in Love
(TV Movie) (third assistant director)
2014
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorSpooksville
(TV Series) (trainee assistant director - 15 episodes) - Blood Drive (2014) ... (trainee assistant director - uncredited) - Critical Care (2014) ... (trainee assistant director - uncredited) - Phone Fear (2014) ... (trainee assistant director - uncredited) - Shell Shock (2014) ... (trainee assistant director - uncredited) - The Dark Corner (2013) ... (trainee assistant director - uncredited) Show all 15 episodes
2013-2014
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorArctic Air
(TV Series) (trainee assistant director - 20 episodes) - The Fugitive (2014) ... (trainee assistant director) - On the Edge (2014) ... (trainee assistant director) - The Devils You Know (2014) ... (trainee assistant director) - The Finish Line (2014) ... (trainee assistant director) - The Fling (2014) ... (trainee assistant director) Show all 20 episodes
2012-2014
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorJune in January
(TV Movie) (third assistant director)
2014
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorAliens in the House
(TV Movie) (trainee assistant director)
2013
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorHybrids
(Short) (first assistant director - as Mike Bishop)
2013
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorSingularity Principle
(first assistant director)
2013
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorTasmanian Devils
(TV Movie) (trainee assistant director)
2013
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorRogue
(TV Movie) (trainee assistant director)
2012
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe ABCs of Death
(second assistant director - segment "V is for Vagitus", as Mike Bishop)
2012
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorAmerican Mary
(third assistant director)
2012
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorContinuum
(TV Series) (trainee assistant director - 10 episodes) - End Times (2012) ... (trainee assistant director - uncredited) - Family Time (2012) ... (trainee assistant director - uncredited) - Playtime (2012) ... (trainee assistant director - uncredited) - The Politics of Time (2012) ... (trainee assistant director - uncredited) - Time's Up (2012) ... (trainee assistant director - uncredited) Show all 10 episodes
2012
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorBig Time Movie
(TV Movie) (trainee assistant director)
2012
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorHer Story
(Video short) (first assistant director)
2011
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorSmallville: The Complete Series Retrospective
(Video documentary) (trainee assistant director)
2011
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorGeek Charming
(TV Movie) (trainee assistant director)
2011
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorComforting Skin
(trainee assistant director)
2011
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorEcstasy
(first assistant director - as Michael L. Bishop)
2011/I
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe Secret Circle
(TV Series) (trainee assistant director - 3 episodes) - Loner (2011) ... (trainee assistant director) - Bound (2011) ... (trainee assistant director) - Pilot (2011) ... (trainee assistant director)
2011
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorSmallville
(TV Series) (trainee assistant director - 21 episodes) - Finale (2011) ... (trainee assistant director) - Prophecy (2011) ... (trainee assistant director) - Dominion (2011) ... (trainee assistant director) - Booster (2011) ... (trainee assistant director) - Kent (2011) ... (trainee assistant director) Show all 21 episodes
2010-2011
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorNormal
(TV Movie) (trainee assistant director)
2011
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorSomnolence
(Short) (first assistant director - as Mike Bishop)
2011/II
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorTRON: Legacy
(assistant director)
2010
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorDaydream Nation
(trainee assistant director)
2010
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorLies Between Friends
(TV Movie) (trainee assistant director)
2010
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorDie Sünden der Mutter
(TV Movie) (trainee assistant director)
2010
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorKick Me Down
(second assistant director)
2009
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorWolf Canyon
(TV Movie) (trainee assistant director)
2009
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorSanta Buddies
(Video) (trainee assistant director)
2009
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorSnakehead
(Short) (first assistant director)
2009
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorMr. Troop Mom
(TV Movie) (trainee assistant director)
2009
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorKyle XY
(TV Series) (trainee assistant director - 10 episodes) - Bringing Down the House (2009) ... (trainee assistant director) - Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (2009) ... (trainee assistant director) - The Tell-Tale Heart (2009) ... (trainee assistant director) - Chemistry 101 (2009) ... (trainee assistant director) - Welcome to Latnok (2009) ... (trainee assistant director) Show all 10 episodes
2009
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorConversation with the Supplicant
(Short) (first assistant director - as Michael 'Shop' Bishop)
2008
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorLove to Kill
(TV Movie) (trainee assistant director)
2008
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorValentines
(Short) (first assistant director - as Mike Bishop)
2008
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorSheltered Life
(first assistant director)
2008
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorFlash Gordon: A Modern Space Opera
(TV Series) (trainee assistant director - 3 episodes) - Revolution: Part 2 (2008) ... (trainee assistant director - uncredited) - Revolution: Part 1 (2008) ... (trainee assistant director - uncredited) - Cold Day in Hell (2008) ... (trainee assistant director - uncredited)
2008
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorInsider Trading
(Short) (first assistant director)
2006
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorSurviving Disaster
(TV Mini-Series) (third assistant director - 1 episode) - Eruption at Mount St. Helens (2006) ... (third assistant director)
2006
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorSupernatural
(TV Movie) (assistant director - uncredited) / (trainee assistant director)
2005
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorFallen
(Short) (second assistant director - as Mike Bishop)
2005/I
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorInConvenience
(Short) (third assistant director)
2005
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewFinal Invasion
(second assistant director) (pre-production)
Additional CrewRiverdale
(TV Series) (background wrangler - 4 episodes) - Chapter Seventy: The Ides of March (2020) ... (background wrangler) - Chapter Sixty-Nine: Men of Honor (2020) ... (background wrangler) - Chapter Sixty-Eight: Quiz Show (2020) ... (background wrangler) - Chapter Sixty-Seven: Varsity Blues (2020) ... (background wrangler)
2020
Additional CrewThe 100
(TV Series) (background wrangler - 4 episodes) - The Blood of Sanctum (2019) ... (background wrangler) - Adjustment Protocol (2019) ... (background wrangler) - Ashes to Ashes (2019) ... (background wrangler) - Matryoshka (2019) ... (background wrangler)
2019
Additional CrewComforting Skin
(background wrangler)
2011
Additional CrewDonovan's Echo
(background coordinator)
2011
Additional CrewRise of the Planet of the Apes
(key production assistant - uncredited)
2011
Additional CrewTRON: Legacy
(key production assistant)
2010
Additional CrewFringe
(TV Series) (production assistant - 7 episodes) - August (2009) ... (production assistant - uncredited) - Of Human Action (2009) ... (production assistant - uncredited) - Dream Logic (2009) ... (production assistant - uncredited) - Momentum Deferred (2009) ... (production assistant - uncredited) - Fracture (2009) ... (production assistant - uncredited) Show all 7 episodes
2009
Additional CrewI Love You, Beth Cooper
(key production assistant)
2009
Additional CrewThe Day the Earth Stood Still
(key production assistant)
2008
Additional CrewBionic Woman
(TV Series) (production assistant - 5 episodes) - Do Not Disturb (2007) ... (production assistant - uncredited) - Trust Issues (2007) ... (production assistant - uncredited) - The List (2007) ... (production assistant - uncredited) - Faceoff (2007) ... (production assistant - uncredited) - Unaired Pilot (2007) ... (production assistant)
2007
Additional CrewBlood Ties
(TV Series) (key production assistant - 8 episodes) - Post Partum (2007) ... (key production assistant) - Stone Cold (2007) ... (key production assistant) - Love Hurts (2007) ... (key production assistant) - Deadly Departed (2007) ... (key production assistant) - Gifted (2007) ... (key production assistant) Show all 8 episodes
2007
Additional CrewRoad to Victory
(production assistant)
2007
Additional CrewMasters of Horror
(TV Series) (key production assistant - 8 episodes) - We All Scream for Ice Cream (2007) ... (key production assistant) - Right to Die (2007) ... (key production assistant) - The Screwfly Solution (2006) ... (key production assistant) - The V Word (2006) ... (key production assistant) - Family (2006) ... (key production assistant - uncredited) Show all 8 episodes
2006-2007
Additional CrewNight at the Museum
(key production assistant - uncredited)
2006
Additional CrewThe Hard Corps
(Video) (key production assistant - as Mike Bishop)
2006
Additional CrewLandslide
(TV Movie) (production assistant - as Mike Bishop)
2005
RoleTitleYear
Visual effectsSpooksville
(TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 15 episodes) - Blood Drive (2014) ... (visual effects supervisor - uncredited) - Critical Care (2014) ... (visual effects supervisor - uncredited) - Phone Fear (2014) ... (visual effects supervisor - uncredited) - Shell Shock (2014) ... (visual effects supervisor - uncredited) - The Dark Corner (2013) ... (visual effects supervisor - uncredited) Show all 15 episodes
2013-2014
RoleTitleYear
Location managementA Dangerous Man
(Video) (location production assistant - as Mike Bishop)
2009
Location managementBlack Christmas
(location production assistant: additional photography - as Mike Bishop)
2006
Location managementThe Sparkle Lite Motel
(Short) (locations production assistant - as Mike Bishop)
2006
RoleTitleYear
DirectorBeach Head
(Short)
2014
RoleTitleYear
WriterBeach Head
(Short)
2014