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Lead Editor

Michael Lahey

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Michael Lahey is an award-winning filmmaker and editor based in Chicago, IL. Over his 20-year career, he has edited programs for PBS, Discovery, History Channel, and National Geographic, among others.

His documentary films have won numerous prizes, including at the Arizona International Film Festival, the Newburyport Documentary Festival, and the Great Lakes International Film Festival. His latest file, Shelf Life, premiered at the Gene Siskel Film Center at the Art Institute of Chicago and continues to screen throughout the U.S. and Canada.