Mick Catmull is an American director, writer, and producer whose work is seen in television and films. Born in San Francisco, California, he attended UCLA School of Theatre, Film and Television where he earned his Bachelor's degree in Directing.
Catmull’s career began in the late 1990s when he started working as a freelance assistant at various television production companies. Soon after, he began writing and directing his own short films, and went on to direct two feature films: The Goodbye Girl (2002) and Beyond the Lights (2015).
Catmull’s television credits include directing episodes of The West Wing, Grey’s Anatomy, Desperate Housewives, Gilmore Girls, Mistresses, and Scandal. He has also directed multiple episodes of ABC Family’s Switched at Birth and Fox’s Empire.
In addition to his directing credits, Catmull has also written for television. He wrote the teleplay for the 2005 ABC Family movie, Love Is a Four Letter Word, and wrote several episodes of the USA Network series Necessary Roughness.
In 2015, he won an Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for his work on the episode “Truth or Consequences” from the ABC series Scandal.
Catmull continues to work in television and film, and has recently been directing episodes of the Netflix series, 13 Reasons Why. He is also in pre-production for his next feature film, a psychological thriller called The Captive, which he will be directing and producing.
Catmull is an experienced director and storyteller with a passion for creating compelling, emotionally engaging stories. His work has been recognized with multiple awards, and he continues to develop projects that are thought-provoking and entertaining.