Mike Colton

Mike Colton

Michael A Colton Productions

Music composer, music supervisor and sound designer in Hollywood, California

About Mike

Michael has been a production audio mixer for over 10 years. He has been doing post audio work for the past 7 years and he composes music and soundtracks for the past 30 years. He works out of a home studio in order to save his clients the overhead of an office but has access to many studios in the Valley.

Films he has worked on have won awards at film festivals and most of the films have been picked up for distribution. He takes pride in his work and is fun to work with. If you need anything that has to do with audio Michael is a good choice.

Name: Mike Colton

Lives in: Hollywood, California

Company: Michael A Colton Productions

Occupation: Music Composer, Music Supervisor, Sound Designer, Sound Editor, Sound Mixer, Field Recordist and Foley Artist

Unique traits: ADR Re-Recordist


  • Cry Now

    Cry Now (2016)
    Film (Romance) Sound department Follows the electrifying encounters between Vincent, a street poster artist, and Luzy, a tattoo designer. But Sofia, Vincent's obsessive ex-girlfriend, is not ready to let go.

  • South32

    South32 (2016)
    Film (Action) Sound department A multiple homicide at a luxury villa in the Malibu, California sets two detectives down a harrowing path of truth about a young girl who was brutally bullied her entire life, while discovering another woman has taken up revenge. South32 will keep you on the edge of your seat. Written by Robert Paul Taylor

  • Sharkskin

    Sharkskin (2015)
    Film (Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance and 1 More) Sound department Set in post-World War II Manhattan, Sharkskin tells the story of custom tailor Mike Esposito's encounters with local mobsters who run the neighborhood. Mike is drawn into the mob when Mafia Don Piano orders Mike to make a suit for a special occasion. Mike becomes enamored with and later repelled by the mob's operations and whereby he confronts his morality and principles that he lives by and puts his family in jeopardy. Written by Dan Perri

  • The X Species

    The X Species (2015)
    Film (Mystery, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Sound department Deep in the woods of southwestern New Mexico an archaeological expedition uncovers a prehistoric hominid burial site. When their team is unexpectedly attacked they are forced to take refuge in the catacombs of an unmapped cave. Their fight to survive gives way to fear... as one by one they fall to an ancient predator.

  • Axiom

    Axiom (2015)
    Film (Short, Action, Drama and Sci-Fi) Sound department A high fashion action film set in the near future about robotic assassins causing female genocide in peaceful communities for an unknown reason.

  • See Seven States from Rock City

    See Seven States from Rock City (2015)
    Film (Short, Drama, Music and Romance) Sound department A cancer scare compels a frustrated musician, whose life is in a rut, to turn off her phone and take a spontaneous road trip.

  • Morgan Pickett's Charge

    Morgan Pickett's Charge (2015)
    Film (Short, Action, Adventure, Drama and 1 More) Sound department The story of a young girls fight to keep what is rightfully hers in the lands of the wild west.

  • The Vacancy

    The Vacancy (2015)
    Film (Short, Mystery, Romance and Thriller) Sound department A workaholic husband and a lonely housewife rent their guest house to a meek college student whose true intentions threaten them both.

  • Burundanga: The Columbian Devil's Breath

    Burundanga: The Columbian Devil's Breath (2014)
    Film (Short, Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Sound department When a group of six strangers wake up handcuffed to a wall in an anonymous basement, it does not become a question of survival, instead, it unravels as a game of psychological warfare to figure out who each of them are and why someone has chosen them. The terrifying part, as soon as they become aware of the other people and their past, someone in the room dies. Written by Anonymous

  • Naked Dragon

    Naked Dragon (2014)
    Film (Drama and Romance) Sound department In the worst serial killer crime spree in years, the 'Dragon' is hunting young Asian men as his victims. FBI Agent Robbie Taylor has been assigned to use his skills as a psychic to help solve the case and find out the identity of the madman. Los Angeles Police Officer Dave Harris, a rookie black cop meets up with the handsome FBI agent on one of the gruesome crime scenes. The two are immediately sexually attracted to each other and begin a secret affair that keeps them sane in the middle of all the madness. As the corpses keep piling up, their passion and love grow. Will they outwit the Dragon? Or will he get away with murder? The two men hope they survive the battle of wits and come out of the crisis alive. Written by G.A. Hauser

  • Math Bites

    Math Bites (2014)
    Television (Comedy) Sound department A web series featuring the beautiful Danica McKellar showing you how to do complicated math - the cool way.

  • Max Finkelstein: A Century of Sculpture

    Max Finkelstein: A Century of Sculpture (2014)
    Film (Documentary and Biography) Sound department Renowned Southern California artist Max Finkelstein will be celebrating his 100th birthday in June 2015. The documentary film MAX FINKELSTEIN: A CENTURY OF SCULPTURE profiles the extraordinary work and insatiable creative spirit of this prolific Jewish sculptor as he nears this incredible milestone and as he reflects on the trajectory of a career spanning six decades.

  • Fuseli

    Fuseli (2014)
    Film (Short, Fantasy, Horror and Mystery) Sound department Henry only met Sophia the night before, and already she has asked him to house sit for her while she goes away on a business trip, promising him a nice reward when she returns. Henry's remit is simple, feed Fuseli her cat and sleep there overnight so Fuseli knows he has not been abandoned. But this seemingly simple task turns to fear when his sleep is disturbed by loud incessant night time noises. Henry's fear turns to terror when he gets seized by sleep paralysis, preventing him from moving, just as he feels something unseen climbing over him.

  • Shadow Wars

    Shadow Wars (2013)
    Film (Short, Action, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Sound department A young man with a genetic immunity to a fatal extraterrestrial virus, must learn to harness his gift before earth is consumed by an alien plague.

  • The Purge: The Morning After

    The Purge: The Morning After (2013)
    Film (Short, Action, Comedy and Fantasy) Sound department Add a Plot »

  • Horror Haiku

    Horror Haiku (2013)
    Television (Horror and Thriller) Sound department Seraph Films invites you to search the darkest depths of your soul and share with us your... HAIKU! Yes, that's right, we're turning horror into haiku, and haiku into video. Post your comments below and we'll pick our favorites to transmogrify into a short video. You might see your poem staring as the title of our latest short film! Haiku - a short poem, of Japanese origin, having a meter of 5 syllables, 7 syllables, and 5 syllables. Written by Seraph Films

  • Coffee and Sugar

    Coffee and Sugar (2013)
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  • Bullit: The Documentary

    Bullit: The Documentary (2013)
    Television (Documentary) Sound department Character driven half-hour films told through a spectacular blend of visual storytelling, in-the-moment interview and voice over narration. With an emphasis on high production value and diverse subject matter, the series transports viewers around the globe to experience inspiring personal journeys in captivating locations. The films endeavor to bring audiences a first-hand look at what only a privileged few have seen; the inside of an active volcano, behind the scenes of professional Sumo wrestling, face-to-face encounters with endangered Minke whales. The stories are told in a professional and approachable style that entertains and informs general audiences while maintaining a connection with core fans. The depth and breadth of topics and locations make this series unlike anything else on television - and while each story can be viewed as a standalone film, all of the episodes adhere to our signature style and format. Written by George Woolley

  • Money Fight

    Money Fight (2012)
    Film (Action and Drama) Sound department Inspired by actual events, Money Fight describes the plight of a young fighter who learns the hard way that the driving force behind a worthwhile victory is a valiant purpose. Written by Kenneth Chamitoff

  • The Booth at the End

    The Booth at the End (2012)
    Television (Drama and Mystery) Sound department Everyone wants something. There is a mysterious figure who sits in the booth at the end, who you make a deal with to get what you want. You do the task or you don't - that is up to you, but there are no rule changes in this captivating show. Written by TricKy

  • Dumbass Filmmakers!

    Dumbass Filmmakers! (2012)
    Television (Comedy) Sound department Add a Plot »

  • A Conversation About Cheating with My Time Travelling Future Self

    A Conversation About Cheating with My Time Travelling Future Self (2012)
    Film (Short and Drama) Sound department A man travels back in time to tell himself his life will get better if he cheats on his girlfriend.

  • The Cinderella Effect

    The Cinderella Effect (2012)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Musical and Romance) Sound department In modern-day Hollywood where movie stars are royalty, wannabes are cynics, and networking is the only reason to throw an after-party, can a hopeless romantic get the fairy-tale ending of his dreams? THE CINDERELLA EFFECT is a gay-themed, musical romp into that very possibility. Full of original songs, tongue-in-cheek humor, and classic film genre staples, THE CINDERELLA EFFECT is that rare Hollywood love-story that invites its audience to love Hollywood just as much as its two love-struck characters do. Written by Anonymous

  • Frigid

    Frigid (2012)
    Film (Short, Drama, Fantasy and Thriller) Sound department When a six year old boy inadvertently locks himself in an old refrigerator, the bond of love between father and son is put to the ultimate test.

  • Hot and Bothered

    Hot and Bothered (2012)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Sound department Desperate singles get all tangled up when a compulsive internet dater loses track of her accounts.

  • Fortress

    Fortress (2012)
    Video (Action, Drama and War) Sound department Based on actual events. When the commander of the crew of a B17 Flying Fortress bomber is killed in action in a raid over Sicily in 1943, his replacement, a young naive pilot struggles to be accepted by the plane's already tight-knit Irish American crew. Written by Anonymous

  • Expired

    Expired (2011)
    Film (Short, Adventure, Comedy and Drama) Producer A drug addicted meter maid impostor, has been conning people out of money for years to support his habits. Unfortunately, his luck is about to run out. Written by Barry Kneller

  • Life of Lemon

    Life of Lemon (2011)
    Film (Drama) Sound department a blue collar man, inspired by his homeless friend, sets out to better his life by pursuing a more meaningful job going against his father's wishes. On his journey he discovers how important it is to believe in himself and with having hope and ambition magical things happen. Written by Barry Kneller

  • A Better Place

    A Better Place (2011)
    Film (Short, Family, Fantasy and Mystery) Sound department When their world becomes too violent, the children of one community escape by imagining a new one.

  • After the Wizard

    After the Wizard (2011)
    Film (Family and Fantasy) Sound department A 12-year-old Kansas orphan turns to the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman for help during a difficult time. She imagines that things have not gone well in Oz since the Wizard left and that the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman must travel to Kansas to find Dorothy. Written by Anonymous

  • 9ine

    9ine (2011)
    Television (Drama) Sound department Coming of age story for Lonnie Dixon as he experiences a nine month journey from childhood to adulthood.

  • Bite Me

    Bite Me (2010)
    Television (Comedy and Horror) Sound department Three die-hard gamers find themselves in the middle of the zombie apocalypse and realize they have to use their gaming chops to survive, rescue their friends, and ultimately save the world.

  • Finding the Words

    Finding the Words (2010)
    Film (Short and Drama) Sound department The wife of an LAPD Officer spends another sleepless night waiting for the arrival of her husband. Only he can mend the shattered pieces of her life, night after night.

  • Bullied

    Bullied (2010)
    Film (Documentary, Short and Drama) Sound department Every day, thousands of gay and lesbian students are verbally and physically harassed in schools. Bullied centers on the powerful story of Jamie Nabozny, a gay teenage boy, tormented for years by classmates in his middle and high schools. Jamie fought back, not with his fists but in a courtroom. His historic federal case established that gay and lesbian students have a constitutional right to be free from harassment and bullying. Written by Anonymous

  • The Au Pairs

    The Au Pairs (2010)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Drama) Sound department The Au Pairs centers on a group of six Au Pairs from around the world that have all been brought to the USA through the Au Pairs Cares Agency.

  • Sisters

    Sisters (2010)
    Film (Short and Drama) Sound department 'Everyone has to make their own decisions.' One sister chooses to have a child in a broken marriage while the other sister decides not to have a child in hopes to pursue her career as a journalist. The sisters go to a fortune teller to see if she can paint a prettier picture for their futures. Written by Anonymous

  • Ctrl

    Ctrl (2009)
    Television (Comedy) Sound department An office loner discovers he can manipulate the reality of his office from a magical computer. At first he uses his powers to get revenge on his boss and get the girl of his dreams. However things soon spiral out of his control.

  • We Are the Mods

    We Are the Mods (2009)
    Film (Drama) Sound department Sadie's art is her photography. Nico's art is her life. Together they explore Britain's 60's mod culture of music, fashion, drugs and vintage scooters in contemporary Los Angeles.

  • Play the Game

    Play the Game (2009)
    Film (Comedy and Romance) Sound department David sells cars at his father's dealership and, from time to time, visits his grandpa, Joe, at a retirement home. David's a great salesman and he's successful attracting women, one after another. Joe, meanwhile, misses his deceased wife and is done with life. David gives Joe advice on how to get women's attention at the care center, and Joe gives David advice on how to find a lifelong companion. Each dismisses the other's words, then tries them out - David with Julie, a women he met playing football, and Joe with Edna and with Rose. Failures follow success. Can either figure out how to enjoy life and be themselves? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • The First Impression

    The First Impression (2009)
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  • Eugene

    Eugene (2009)
    Film (Drama) Sound department A psychological thriller about a lonely bachelor who befriends a young hustler and his girlfriend.

  • The Divided

    The Divided (2009)
    Film (Drama) Sound department An Army Special Ops officer returns home from the Middle East to find his sister engaged to an anti-war activist. As the two men clash, and as the war-weary officer pursues a suspected female terrorist posing as a journalist, secrets are revealed, loves are lost and found, and finally, in a public showdown in which America's basic goodness is challenged and defended, lives are changed forever. Written by Anonymous

  • Un dia en el banco

    Un dia en el banco (2009)
    Film (Comedy) Sound department After celebrating her 65th birthday home alone with her dog as her only companion, she decides to spice things up and leave everything behind to rob a bank. Her plans are foiled by the bank manager, the employees and the police who have the outside the bank surrounded.

  • Killer View

    Killer View (2009)
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  • Manscaping

    Manscaping (2009)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Sound department William: a Los Angeles stud, Jimmy: a fun-loving Miami boy and Farrell: a hard-working Kansas man all reached an important moment in their lives...Manscaping. Each man chooses the best option for himself as they embark on a journey towards genital hairlessness. The road is wrought with danger, embarrassment and pain. As these three men look down and see who they are underneath their manes of manhood, they begin to question if the journey is really worth it. Written by Mark LaFleur

  • Lunar Effect

    Lunar Effect (2009)
    Film (Horror and Thriller) Sound department Add a Plot »

  • Lo

    Lo (2009)
    Film (Comedy, Horror, Musical and Romance) Sound department Love presents many challenges to couples...but none so daunting as the one Justin faces with his girlfriend April. Kidnapped by demons, April's mystery begins to unfold when he finds an ancient book that she has left behind. Using the book, he contacts the demon Lo, ordering it to help him rescue his girl from the fiery pits. But Lo has other plans for his new master...dinner being one of them. Written by Anonymous

  • Rock Obama: The Barack Obama Musical

    Rock Obama: The Barack Obama Musical (2008)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Musical) Sound department A rock'n'roll comedy that takes you on a musical journey through Barack Obama's life and rise to national prominence.

  • Reversion

    Reversion (2008)
    Film (Drama) Sound department In a world in which the past, present and future simultaneously unfold, a woman whose genetic mutation leaves her devoid of morality struggles to preserve her romance with the man she loves.

  • Wanna Be Me!

    Wanna Be Me! (2008)
    TV Movie (Comedy) Sound department Three inexperience women take Hollywood by comedic storm.

  • Chrysalis

    Chrysalis (2008)
    Film (Sci-Fi) Sound department As our world suffers the ravages of humankind, scientists look for ways to sustain life. When one of them falls ill and a chrysalis forms around him, a tug of war ensues about the future of the stricken scientist... and ultimately the fate of the Earth. A compelling thriller from a story by Ray Bradbury. Written by Anonymous

  • Player 5150

    Player 5150 (2008)
    Film (Action and Drama) Sound department A day trader (Embry) and his fiancée (Robertson) get caught up in high stakes gambling.

  • Demption

    Demption (2008)
    Film (Short and Action) Sound department A burned out junkie returns the money he and his wife stole from their twisted dealer, leaving violence, chaos and death is his wake. With the revelation of a bloody execution, a local Detective enters to pick up the pieces and uncover the truth. Written by Sean Crouch

  • Tag

    Tag (2007)
    Film (Short and Drama) Sound department Flip, a young graffiti artist, loses his girlfriend, Marina, to a stray bullet that is intended for him. As the story moves backwards in time, we find out about Flip's conflicts with Marina's father, Robert. Also, we see Flip's struggles to produce graffiti that's taken seriously as art and what exactly motivated the shooting of Marina. Plus, there is a HUGE twist at the end of the film, don't miss out! Written by JSS


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  • Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI)

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