Steve Mitchell

Steve Mitchell

The Comedy Cartel
Screenwriter

Melbourne, Australia

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November 2016
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About Steve

Steve is an award-winning writer who produced the acclaimed low-budget feature 'The Heckler', acquired by Avanti Pictures for a Spanish-language remake. He directed 'The Unusual Suspects' (Tropfest 2012), and was responsible for the (very) original web-series 'Comedians in Bars Drinking Beer'. In 2019 he won the John Hinde award for Sci-Fi screenwriting with 'Cowtown'.

Loglines

  • Worms

    Worms Budget: $1M - $5M | Horror Comedy A discredited journalist battles to stop a plague of giant worms from using the sewer system to invade toilet-bound humans, turning them into ravenous, over-eating meatheads.

Credits

  • Comedians in Bars Drinking Beer

    Comedians in Bars Drinking Beer (2015)
    Television (Comedy and Talk-Show) Producer Comedian CJ Fortuna shares a beer with celebrated stand-up comedians and comedy actors in iconic bars. This web series is an informal one-on-one interview style inspired by Jerry Seinfeld's 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee'.

  • The Heckler

    The Heckler (2014 - 2015)
    Film (Comedy) Writer/Producer When a self-important comedian has an out-of-body experience, his body is hijacked by the spirit of a heckler he accidentally killed, and he must find a way to reclaim it before his career as a stand-up is ruined forever now that an idiot is in charge. Written by Anonymous

  • More Unusual Suspects

    More Unusual Suspects (2014)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Crime) Director Five criminals. One line up. Four balloons.

  • The Unusual Suspects

    The Unusual Suspects (2012)
    Film (Short) Director Two inspectors interrogate an entertainer, who discovers that breaking the law is no laughing matter.

  • Hard Rubbish

    Hard Rubbish (2010)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Director Two men find a TV left out in the trash for hard rubbish* collection and realize they both want it. This sparks a war where the first casualty is common sense. *('hard rubbish' = discarded household items left on the street for pick-up by garbage collection) Written by Anonymous

Awards

  • John Hinde Award for excellence in SF screenwriting (winner)
    (2019)

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