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Mitchell Graham Colley is a writer and producer based in Los Angeles with roots in Denver and New Orleans. His stories revolve around the theme of care – how we care for one another and the world around us. Mitchell’s held internships at HBO, Searchlight Pictures, Vertigo Entertainment, and Grandview. Most recently, Mitchell produced a virtual production film for the ETC at USC on behalf of studio partners like Amazon, Universal, Disney, and Sony.


When not writing, he can be found admiring vintage cabinetry or trying every new taco spot in town with his best friend, Tati.


FATHEAD, Producer

Hurricane, Writer, Producer

Conversia, Producer

The Last Ride, Editor, Production Sound

Magnolia Bloom, Production Coordinator


FATHEAD, Short Film

FATHEAD is a dystopian coming-of-age story about a young girl who has to rescue her brother from a band of murderous junkyard children in a world without adult supervision. The project is a short film grant under the Entertainment Technology Center (ETC) at USC. This center tests out technology and workflows on behalf of studio partners like Amazon Studios, Universal, Disney, and Sony. The production utilized the same LED screen technology and Unreal Gaming Engine used in Disney+ The Mandalorian.


Nomination 2023 NAACP Image Awards

Best Short Film The American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at Cannes Film Festival

Finalist American Black Film Festival's HBO Short Film Award Showcase

Gold Winner 44th Annual Telly Awards

Winner Milwaukee Film Festival Kids' Choice Award

Official Selection Cleveland International Film Festival

Official Selection Awesome Con Short Film Festival

Hurricane, Short Film

As a young girl grapples with her mother’s absence, a chance encounter with a woman coping with the loss of her son creates an unlikely friendship.

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Official Selection The American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at Cannes Film Festival

Official Selection LA Shorts International Film Festival

Official Selection USC School of Cinematic Arts 2021 First Look Festival Showcase

Official Selection Richmond International Film Festival
Official Selection Breckenridge Film Festival
Official Selection Catalina Film Festival

Official Selection Las Cruces International Film Festival

Official Selection Burbank International Film Festival

Official Selection Gulf of Naples Independent Film Festival

Official Selection & 3rd Place Audience Award Breckenridge Film Festival

Official Selection SOHO International Film Festival

Official Selection Arizona International Film Festival

Official Selection Tiburon International Film Festival

Hurricane, Screenplay

1ST PLACE                       SHORT SC
1ST PLACE                    DRAMA SHORT
2nd Place                          Short

Winner Creative World Awards Screenwriting Competition

Winner Indie Gathering International Film Festival

Best Unproduced Script Nice International Film Festival

2nd Place Atlantic City Cinefest Short Screenplay Competition

Finalist New York City International Screenplay Awards

Finalist The Massachusetts Independent Film Festival

Finalist Atlanta Film Festival

Finalist Brightside Film Festival

Finalist Atlanta International Screenplay Awards

Semi-Finalist Miami Screenplay Festival

Semi-Finalist Nevada City Film Festival

Semi-Finalist Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival

Semi-Finalist Filmmatic Short Screenplay Awards

Semi-Finalist Orlando Film Festival

Quarter-Finalist Nashville Film Festival

Quarter-Finalist Scriptation Showcase Script Competition

Quarter-Finalist Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards

Official Screenplay Selection Richmond International Film Festival

Official Screenplay Selection New Media Film Festival

Official Screenplay Selection Oregon Short Film Festival

Official Screenplay Selection Orlando International Film Festival

Official Screenplay Selection Action on Film MegaFest

Honorable Mention Williamsburg International Film & Music Competition

Conversia, Short Film

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Rainbow Umbrella Fi

Official Selection Cinema Diverse: The Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival

Official Selection Rainbow Umbrella Film Festival

Official Selection Louisiana LGBT+ Film Festival

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