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Mitchell Graham Colley is a writer and producer from Denver and New Orleans. His goal in entertainment is to give platforms to diverse artists and tell stories that might otherwise get overlooked. His short films have been featured globally in film festivals and competitions, including The American Pavilion's Emerging Filmmakers Showcase at Cannes. Before his work on the screen, Mitchell served as an Assistant Program Manager at The Music Center of Los Angeles County, where he produced concerts and events showcasing artists from around the world. Mitchell holds an MFA from the Peter Stark Producing Program at USC, where he received the National Association of Theater Owners scholarship. While in graduate school, he had hands-on experience in television production, working as an intern on season six of Grace and Frankie. Additionally, he held internships at many companies, including HBO and Searchlight Pictures. He has a BFA from CalArts.


Hurricane, Writer, Producer

Conversia, Producer

The Last Ride, Editor, Production Sound

Magnolia Bloom, Production Coordinator


Hurricane, Short Film



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

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