Mike Chapman is Director of MWC Media, Co-Director of MWC Productions US, and Executive Producer and Co-Founder of the ByDesign brand.
He has a television producing, directing and on screen career that spans over 35 years. Mike has been a leader in producing content around the topics of design and lifestyle for the majority of his career, initially in Australia and New Zealand, and then in more recent years, on the international stage.
Producing credits include: Australia’s Most Amazing Homes - NINE Network, Big Brother Australia - TEN Network, 5 O’Clock with Jude - TVNZ, Vet Tales - TVNZ, Passionate Players - TEN Network, Habitus House of the Year - Channel 7, The Travelling Chef - TEN Network & TVNZ, Secrets of Bangkok - Discovery Channel, Love Shack - NINE Network Australia, Pushing the Boundaries - WIN Network.
In 2016, Mike collaborated with Una Maybin and a production and sales team to create the ByDesign format. Premiering on Australian screens, the format was embraced by both the design community and mainstream TV audiences, with this swift success leading to elevation via the Paramount Group to CBS audiences in USA.
Working closely with respected, internationally renowned designers from the architectural, industrial design and entrepreneurial fields, Mike has honed his interest and influence in this space, and has evolved into a recognized and respected international design commentator. Today, Mike's onscreen insights and storytelling are enjoyed by millions of viewers on CBS, Channel 10 and numerous syndicated platforms.
Mike continues to be one of the chief creative forces behind the expanding ByDesign eco-system, collaborating with designers around the world, and guiding the ByDesign production teams in both the MWC New York and Melbourne studios.