LifeNow Video

Speaker Bio

Independent Spirit Award Nominee Mitchell Riggs is President and founder of LifeNow Video. For more than 20 years, Mr. Riggs has worked professionally in film and live theatre as an actor, producer, director, director of photography, editor and gaffer. He is a former professor, having taught Acting and Theatre History at Stony Brook University in New York, and he has served as Director of The School of Cinema and Performing Arts in the Berkshires. Mr. Riggs 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. In addition to his work in front and behind the camera in both film and theatre, Mr. Riggs has also co-founded three theatres 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, and he has taught Final Cut Pro at New York University, New York Film Academy, Manhattan Edit Workshop, and Future Media Concepts. He also holds a BFA from the North Carolina School of the Arts Professional Actor Training program. His experience and expertise in film, theatre, and teaching have earned him a reputation for excellence in video and audio production, including the creation of high quality settlement videos.