director interview
"Before the rising of the morning sun ... one of you should be dead. ”



Vanessa Mitchell was born in San Diego and knew early on she would have a career in the arts.  She attended the University of Michigan and graduated summa cum laude with a Fine Arts degree.   Before moving to Los Angeles, she honed her skills as a jewelry designer and fine craftswoman.  Upon graduating, her work had already been exhibited internationally. 

A three-year apprenticeship as a diamond setter followed, but Vanessa’s love for acting called her to L.A. to expand her jewelry line and begin a professional career as an actress.  A trainee at the Beverly Hills Playhouse, she has been involved in a number of independent films.  Vanessa just completed her first short as writer/director/producer/actor, she is almost finished with a novel and has completed a dramatic screenplay. 

Always with a happy attitude on set, Vanessa often works with people more than once and enjoys developing new friendships.   She’s traveled all over the world and has backpacked alone across Europe.  She enjoys songwriting, cookies & cupcakes, and adores spending time with her family

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