Marcus Mizelle is a multi faceted, LA based commercial & film Director, DP, Writer, and Producer. Most recent projects include a variety of commercial ads, and feature films "Chameleon" (crime thriller) and Hollywood satire "Actor For Hire", which went on to a 25 screen tour and garnered press in outlets such as The Hollywood Reporter, Deadline, IndieWire, and NoFilmSchool; the film is now being distributed by Gravitas Ventures. Notable Accolades include: Virginia Film Festival - Staff Pick Winner, Audience Award nomination, Int. Film Festival North Hollywood - Best Narrative Winner, Orlando Film Festival - Best Ensemble Winner, Temecula Indy Film Festival - Best Comedy Winner, Laugh Or Die Comedy Festival - Best Music Winner & Director/Feature/Actor nominations, HollyShorts - Best Narrative Winner, and more. The film premiered at the historic Hollywood Chinese Theatre with Dances With Films 18.
Director/Producer/DP of "My Marilyn" which premiered at the 32nd Santa Barbara International Film Festival, now being distributed by ShortsTV, and Producer of 2017 festival hit thriller "Three Skeleton Key"; Director of music videos for G-Eazy, Aloe Blacc, Kevin Gates, Skizzy Mars, Roach Gigz, Kreayshawn and more. Other past work includes over 30 short films including the award-winning comedies "The Reliever" and "The Buck Johnson Story" and award winning crime comedy feature "Half Empty". Among several other projects, Marcus is now in post production on feature film "Chameleon", a non-linear crime thriller.
With 7 years in the lighting/camera department on over 50 major productions across the US such as "21 Jump Street" and "Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter", Marcus is a technical minded, story-first director with emphasis on strong performance and theme within an engaging framework. IMDB