Wild Reply was born out of a desire to capture the stories of people living their lives to the fullest, unfiltered, and unapologetically genuine. Finding these stories, capturing characters with expertise, and making your brand stand out. That’s the mission of Wild Reply.
Michael filming sunset in the Smoky Mountains with the Panasonic HPX250
Michael Burke filmmaker portrait



Michael Burke is a Dallas-based filmmaker who loves to tell the stories of real people striving to affect change in the world. He has traveled all over in search of subjects, living in national parks and experiencing endless days under the Arctic sun. Five continents down, two to go.

With his wide range of experience, Michael excels at taking on a project on his own from start to finish, but he’s no stranger to being a part of a larger team. Originally from Chicago, he spent several years in the advertising production industry. As a producer and editor for Sarofsky, Michael worked on national ad campaigns and main title sequences for Marvel Studios, managing teams and executing creative.


GoPro logo
CM Productions logo
Sarofsky logo
Universe Creative logo
National Park Service logo
EcoMedia logo
Transamerica logo
BNSF logo
Fuse Associates logo


Muse Creative Awards 2019 – Silver Winner – Corporate
Muse Creative Awards 2019 – Rose Gold Winner – Nonprofit
The Telly Awards 2018 – Silver Winner – General Financial Services & Banking
Ivy Film Festival 2011 – Social Change Award
Yosemite Film Festival 2011 – Best Nature Film