Stephen C. Mitchell
Stephen C. Mitchell is an American filmmaker, screenwriter, and actor who graduated from the University of Central Florida where he was publisher of the student newspaper and played football. Mitchell directed the Grammy-nominated documentary Talihina Sky: The Story of Kings of Leon (Showtime), State Farm’s Neighborhood Sessions (TBS), and Summerville: The Story of America’s Winningest Football Coach (post-production). He also founded the production company In The Rain (an ode to Hollywood icon Gene Kelly, his grandmother’s first cousin), through which he produced Nixon’s National Champs (ESPN Films), and is developing several feature films and dramatic series that he is writing. Previously, Mitchell worked in the Nashville music industry, where he managed several rock bands, repped Grammy-winning songwriter / producer Tommy Sims (Eric Clapton’s “Change The World”), and signed brothers Nathan and Caleb Followill to publishing deals prior to RCA Records and forming Kings of Leon.