Independent Spirit Award Nominee Mitchell Riggs is President and founder of LifeNow Video. He has produced or co-produced over 50 live events both Off and Off-Off Broadway and has also been honored with a National Pen Award. For more than 25 years, Mr. Riggs has worked professionally in film and live theater as an actor, producer, director, director of photography, editor and gaffer. He is a former professor, having taught Final Cut Pro at NYU SCPS and Acting and Theatre History at Stony Brook University. In New York, he has taught at Manhattan Edit Workshop, NY Film academy, Future Media concepts and served as Director of The School of Cinema and Performing Arts in the Berkshires.
As a graduate of the UNC school of the Arts conservatory actor training Program, he has performed with many A-list actors and production teams. The New York Times once credited him with the perfect performance of a perfect scene. In addition to his work in front and behind the camera in both film and theater, Mr. Riggs has also co-founded three award-winning theaters in New York City: Signature Theatre Company, Camilla’s Theatre Gallery, and Manhattan Theatre Source.
Mr. Riggs is an Apple-Certified Final Cut Pro Training Instructor. With a growing list of record settlements, Mitchell's expertise in film, theater, and teaching have helped Mitchell gain the trust of Attorneys across the country.
Mitchell has presented CLE's to attorneys at the NJAJ, the DCTLA, CTLA, MDTLA the New Hampshire TLA, Seattle TLA as well as the prestigious Inner Circle of Advocates.