Mike Todd is the Director at Near-Life™, Digital Entrepreneur and Filmmaker with immense experience in documentaries, creative film and video, educational technology and international development.
Near-Life is at the forefront of creating immersive learning content and applying it to a digital learning environment and realistic scenarios. Mike and Team combine software know how and innovative media production to deliver work for a range of international clients and accomplished major projects with partners such as USAID, DFID, The Norwegian Refugee Council, ASDA, JLL and St John Ambulance. There is undoubtedly huge potential for immersive learning technologies in humanitarian and emergency services.
At Near-Life™ we believe that with world-class eLearning content, created by award-winning producers and directors, we can design a learning experience like no other. There is a clear step-by-step process that we follow to turn a simple idea into a fully-fledged eLearning video production.
Mike is a respected leader having served as Director at Riverhorse, selected by Creative England as one of the country’s top 50 creative companies, delivering quality work to clients like UK’s Department for International Development, The Co-operative Group, The Christie, MediaCityUK, University of Manchester; served as Head of Communication and Development for Marketing Manchester; and as Spokesperson for United Nations as part of the EU-led Economic Development section of the Kosovo mission. Mike is a committed mentor and volunteer.