Mike Tollin has produced and directed more than a dozen feature films, several award-winning documentaries, and hundreds of hours of television. His films include Wild Hogs, Coach Carter, Radio, Dreamer, Hardball, Varsity Blues, Summer Catch, and Big Fat Liar, along with the Tollin-directed documentary Hank Aaron: Chasing The Dream, which won a Peabody Award and was nominated for an Academy Award. Tollin directed and produced several other Award-winning documentaries, including Hardwood Dreams, Let Me Be Brave, and Small Potatoes: Who Killed The USFL?, one of the original films for the “30 For 30” series, for which he was a consulting producer.
In television, Tollin has won three Emmy Awards. He served as Executive Producer of Smallville and One Tree Hill. Tollin also produced The Bronx is Burning, an eight-hour mini-series for ESPN about the 1977 Yankees, and he produced seven seasons of Arli$$ on HBO.