Mike Mierendorf


Mike is a freelance writer, photographer, and WordPress designer. Based in Denver, CO, Mike tackles the design and web presence of Frozen Stage Films. Originally from Madison, Mike received a BA in journalism from UW-Milwaukee where he also studied filmmaking, was a writer and photographer for both school newspapers, The UWM Post and The Leader.

Professionally, Mike worked with The Onion for four years in event marketing and advertising, moved to Chicago and in 2010 left to join the creative team in Undergraduate Admissions at Columbia College Chicago working in marketing and communications. In 2011, Mike and his wife moved to Denver, continuing to work at Columbia remotely, and now is the CRM Systems Manager and one of the Salesforce Administrators for Enrollment Management.

Mike also co-founded, managed and wrote for Cultural Transmogrifier, an online pop culture magazine from 2011 – 2013. You can see Mike’s personal work at his collaborative website, Ludic Works, where he shares his photography, writes about being a father, movies, and anything else that drives him creatively. Mike has had work published in The A.V. Club – Milwaukee, OnMilwaukee.com, CNN.com, and Chicago Reader.