BIOGRAPHY

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MARISSA HIGH

Marissa High is a writer/director, originally from Flint, Michigan with a dialogue driven style, colorful contrast, and camera movement that punctuates emotion.

 

She has written and directed for CollegeHumor, and creatively consulted with Kettle, Sid Lee, Mutesix, and Big Breakfast. She has directed over 25 comedy shorts for CollegeHumor. She has worked with DYNMC and PANOPTICA in the commercial world. She has hiked Half Dome in Yosemite and loves a good afternoon tea.

One of the top CollegeHumor videos she has directed and co-wrote, “Tips for New Year’s Eve”was #5 trending on YouTube the day it debuted and has over a million views.

The short film that she wrote and directed, “Safe,” was an official selection at LA Shorts International Film Festival, Capital City Film Festival, New York Shorts International Film Festival, San Francisco Black Film Festival, Detroit Shetown Women’s Film Festival and Women of

African Descent Film Festival.

She is repped by Michael Swidler at  Lighthouse Entertainment.

2020

TSL Free Screenplay Competition

QUARTERFINALIST

2020

We Screenplay's

Diverse Voices

Competition

SEMIFINALIST

2020

ScreenCraft

Drama

Competition

QUARTERFINALIST