Mike Fairless is a filmmaker who has created content for short form video productions in West Virginia and Florida. "Fike" is most known for "Rocky - The Lonely Island - HD Fan-made" with over 20,000 views on YouTube but has had works selected for the West Virginia Mountaineer Short Film Festival from 2011-2013. He received his MFA in Film Production from Full Sail University. While there he directed the thesis short film By The Tail with an overall supported budget of $45,000. While at Full Sail Fike also worked as an electrician on the web series No Good Deeds and as the boom operator for Tempter a short film accepted to the Florida Movie Festival, Acme Film Festival and the June 2015 Film Slam at the Enzian Theater.
Fike is submitting his short film By The Tail to festivals and is highly optimistic about its success. In the future he would like to direct more short films and eventually move to Los Angeles to direct feature length films.