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Carmen Elena Mitchell

Carmen Elena Mitchell is the executive producer and writer of the critically accalimed award winning web-series, The Real Girl's Guide to Everything Else. As a writer Carmen’s words have appeared in Pieces: A Collection of New Voices. She has also been published in The Sow’ s Ear Poetry Review, Deixis and The Seattle Medium. She made her filmmaking debut with Evidence, and co-wrote the Jury Level Filmaka Short “Who Could Ask for More?” with Craig Ouellette. Playwriting credits include Beyond the Dinner Table: The Unintentional Poetry of Howie Small (Los Angeles Edge of the World Theatre Festival), and Off-Chance Production’s Anatomy of a Slap for which she served as lead writer with Luis Reyes.

As an actor, Carmen received her training at Sarah Lawrence College, The British American Drama Academy, and Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre. Recent LA stage credits include Anatomy of a Slap, The Golden Round, Death Comes to Us All , Mary Agnes (Open Fist Theatre Company), Sound the Country and Colette Call and the Meaningless Void (developed in collaboration with playwright Lisi DeHass). Recent film, television, and internet credits include the films Apples and Oranges , Rations, Who Could Ask for More? The Real Girl's Guide to Everything Else and TV pilots Possession Point and Taffeta .V pilots Possession Point and Taffeta. Look for her as the zombie-ass-kicking-vampire “Myra” in the upcoming web series “Suck and Moan.”

Short film credits

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The Real Girl's Guide to Everything Else

United States | Feb 2010 | 34:35
A journalist, nearly dropped by her agent because her work is too smart, political, lesbian and feminist, goes undercover as a glitter-wearing, shoe-o...
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