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Mike Basone

Founder | CEO | Executive Producer

Mike is a leading creative force of sports content in the entertainment industry. As a versatile and story-driven creative executive and filmmaker, he brings extensive experience in both unscripted and scripted development and production roles across film, TV, and digital platforms. Producing and developing content for some of the worlds leading distributors: Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Warner Bros. Discovery, A&E, ESPN, Fox Sports, HBO, EPIX, E! Network, NBC Sports, and the Olympics Channel.

Prior to co-founding Victory Road Studios, Mike served as SVP and Head of Unscripted at sports-focused production companies NEO Studios and Whistle Studios, where he oversaw development, sales, packaging, and production.

Recent credits include creating, showrunning, and executive producing the Rockie Award-nominated docuseries Legacy: In the Shadow of Greatness (Discovery+ Original) with Dwyane Wade; creating and executive producing the NAACP and Realscreen Award-nominated docuseries Benedict Men (Roku Original) with Steph Curry; creating, showrunning, and executive producing Breakthrough: Women Changing the Game (InsightTV, Prime Video); developing and executive producing Next Man Up: The NFL Alumni Academy (Prime Video); and executive producing the Gold Telly Award winning docuseries Life After (Prime Video).

Early in his career, Mike served as a Creative Executive for top feature film producer Mark Ciardi, contributing to the development and production of the hit film Chappaquiddick and the world's most intense 1v1 basketball competition, Fightball

Mike Basone
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