INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER / PRODUCER / DIRECTOR
Don Sikorski broke onto the scene with his feature-length documentary RAP SHEET: Hip-Hop and the Cops. The film was bought by Universal/Screen Media Ventures and was released on July 31, 2007. Sikorski spent three years writing, directing, and producing the project that traces the story of a NYPD-FBI intelligence unit that had the Hip-Hop industry under surveillance.
Upon completion of RAP SHEET, Sikorski Directed his next film ARTICLE 32. The documentary tells the true-life tale of seven Marines and one Navy Corpsman that were charged with murder in Iraq. The group were coined the Pendleton 8.
In the summer of 2008, Sony Music contracted Sikorski to direct a documentary on pop sensation, Sean Kingston. Sony released the film, SEAN KINGSTON: KINGSTON’S ROAD in 2009.
In 2010, Sikorski developed the TV series RANSOM CITY. The show follows an elite unit within the Phoenix Police Department that focuses on kidnap for ransom cases in Arizona that are directly related to the Mexican drug cartels. Coined the HIKE UNIT (Home Invasion Kidnapping Enforcement), Sikorski spent five months embedded with HIKE investigators.
In 2011, Sikorski was named Director of Development at Big Fish Entertainment, which is based in Washington, D.C. and New York. Currently; Big Fish Entertainment has DC Cupcakes on TLC. In the summer of 2011, a groundbreaking, new series Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan will air. The cameras followed an explosive Ordnance Disposal Combat Platoon’s training in San Diego, and actual missions in Afghanistan via an exclusive United States Navy Access Agreement.
In 2013, Sikorski was the Executive Producer of Black Ink Crew a 13-episode docu-series on VH1. Currently in production on season two with a season three order and a spin-off Black Ink Crew New Orleans.
In 2014, Sikorski has gone into production on a documentary titled EXTORTION 17. The story chronicles the crash of an American Chinook helicopter that was carrying 17 Navy SEALS on board. The largest one-day loss of life in Special Forces history. CNBC has commissioned a special titled, AMERICAN VICE, chronicling underground gambling in New York City.
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