Mimi Wilcox is a freelance Chicago-based documentary editor, shooter and filmmaker. She honed her documentary skills working at renowned documentary production company Kartemquin Films, which instilled in her a deep understanding of documentary ethics and storytelling that she brings to every project she cuts.
Her work has gone on to screen at the Cleveland International Film Festival, Sidewalk Film Festival, and Mill Valley Film Festival and has been distributed through PBS and Upworthy. She has shot for National Geographic, Jigsaw and feature documentaries around the world. Her clients in documentary-style branded content include Shure Inc., Sotheby’s, and Zipcar.
Mimi was born and raised in Northern California. Before becoming a full-time editor, she studied Economics and Russian at the University of Chicago. She is conversational in Spanish and Russian.