Myth Merchant Films is an Emmy® award winning international company with a reputation of creating high-caliber intellectual properties for the global screen industry. Founded by Michael Jorgensen in 1997, the company has built the foundation of its success on untold and unbelievable true stories. Over the last three decades, the company has won numerous national and international awards for its’ original blue-chip films. MMF’s reputation for gaining unprecedented access to high stakes character driven stories have been highly sought after by international networks and studios such as National Geographic, Discovery Channel, History, PBS, ZDF Germany, BBC and Arte France. The company has gained unparalleled access and collaborated with some of the most prestigious organizations in the world including NASA, The Russian Space Agency, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, PBS, Northrop Grumman, The European Space Agency and the United Nations World Heritage Sites.
Myth Merchant Films Emmy® for best feature length documentary. ‘Battle of the X-Planes’ not only earned the distinction of being the highest rated show in PBS/NOVA’s thirty-year history and heralded as a “Must see by every American” by the NY Times. The film also marked the only time in history that the U.S. Department of Defense has ever allowed a filmmaker inside a major defense competition.
In addition to the company’s work for the screen industry, Myth Merchant Films secured the life-rights to several high-caliber intellectual properties. Far Side of the Moon, and The Fierce, both were released internationally by publishers based in the U.S. and U.K. and currently in development as feature films.