Mitchell Sturm

Director of Photography • Director

MFA - Film & Television Production – University of Southern California
BA - Media, Information & Technoculture – University of Western Ontario


As Director of Photography, Mitchell has collaborated with international Directors on narrative & experimental short cinema, feature-length documentaries (on climate change for Weather Network China/USA for example), music videos, and commercials.

Previously based in Los Angeles, CA while completing his MFA Film & Television Production ('16) from the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts, Mitchell now lives in Paris, France.

Mitchell wrote, shot & directed "I Thought We Were Close," which was shortlisted and featured by the Toronto International Film Festival x Instagram Festival – 2016.

In 2013 he Co-Founded an Independent Creative Services Company, Three Chairs, where he directed & shot commercials, as well as designed digital media campaigns for Toronto-based companies and charities– including CANFAR, Canada's largest HIV/AIDS charity.

Mitchell's photographic film work has featured cities from Paris, Los Angeles, New York, London, & Toronto.

Based in Paris

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