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Mike Polito

Mike has edited numerous projects for a diverse group of directors and producers including Don Mischer, George Stevens Jr., Dick Clark, Laura Siskin, Brad Lachman, Louis J. Horvitz, Michael Dempsey and Greg Sills. He received Primetime Emmy Awards in 1996, 1999 and 2005 for “Kennedy Center Honors,” in 2010 for “The 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Concert” and 2011 for “Lady Gaga: The Monster Ball Tour Concert” at Madison Square Garden in the Multi-Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries or Special category. Mike has received 29 Emmy nominations along with 14 Directors Guild Award nominations for his work as an A.D. on several television specials. As the founder of Chainsaw, Mike partnered with Bill DeRonde to bring creative editorial services to his clients.  Chainsaw became part of Sim and he continues to edit for his clients under the Sim banner.