Nick Mirsky

Managing Director

Before founding Five Mile Films in 2018, Nick was Channel 4’s Head of Documentaries, where he ran the team responsible for some of the most loved (24 Hours in A&E, Educating YorkshireFirst Dates), inventive (Hunted, Blackout, Tribe, Married to a Paedophile), popular (24 Hours In Police Custody, The Hotel, Secret Life of The Zoo) controversial (The Paedophile Hunter, The Romanians Are Coming), and admired (Bedlam, My Son the Jihadi, CyberbullyPrison, The Murder Detectives) programmes on British television, winning big audiences and a range of awards for the Channel. Prior to that, Nick spent the best part of two decades at the BBC, where he directed the BAFTA-winning Blood on The Carpet. He was also the Executive Producer responsible for Louis Theroux, the BBC Two documentary strand Wonderland, The Experiment, The ArmstrongsThe Week The Women Went and a range of documentaries and dramas including When Michael Portillo became a Single Mum and Maxwell.