David Robert Mitchell
Florida State University
Debuted his film, "The Myth of the American Sleepover," at the Cannes Film Festival after financing the project himself.
Found work shortly after moving to Los Angeles editing movie trailers.
Edited "The Myth of the American Sleepover" with Julio Perez at night and on weekends while working full-time.
Took inspiration for his horror film "It Follows" from his own childhood nightmares.
Goes by his full name to avoid confusion with British actor/comedian David Mitchell and novelist David Mitchell.