Aliyah Mitchell is an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based filmmaker and photographer.
Driven by a Deep Interest in all Aspects of Filmmaking | Her production experiences range from producing and directing to gaffing/gripping and post-production management and editing. She holds a BA in filmmaking from the University of Michigan and currently produces documentary-style content promoting positive culture change for the University of Michigan’s Business & Finance organization.
Longtime Enthusiasm for Linguistics and Language Acquisition | It drives her to produce narrative and documentary content exploring language and human communication. Having studied 7+ languages, she considers herself a practicing polyglot and for Aliyah, language is integral to understanding everything. The truth is found in both what is said and what is not said.
Aspiring Producer | Currently she’s producing a language docuseries with Salud Sin Papeles (2018) director Juan D. Freitez and linguist Emily Sabo which unpacks how language perceptions can reveal deep, everyday truths about how we see and navigate the world | She produced and edited a short documentary about New York Mosaic artist and Tai Chi instructor, Master Wasentha Young.