Writer | Director | Producer
Born in the former Soviet Union, D. Mitry began his artistic career with successful off-off Broadway plays in New York and participated in the esteemed Eugene O'Neill National Playwrights Conference in his early 20s. After a successful 17-year business career, he decided to pursue his true passion for filmmaking in 2015. From 2016 onwards, his short films gained recognition and acclaim at international film festivals, including the Oscar-nominated Cleveland International Film Festival, ShortShorts in Japan, and Dances With Films LA, among others. His work received numerous awards at prestigious festivals like the Julien Dubuque International Film Festival and the Arizona International Film Festival, and some of his shorts were even acquired by PBS, solidifying his reputation in the industry.
In February 2020, D. Mitry completed his first feature film, "My True Fairytale," which he dedicated to his late daughter. Taking on the roles of writer, director, and producer, he poured his emotions and creative vision into the project. The film was acquired for worldwide distribution by Gravitas Ventures and Myriad Pictures, expanding its reach. Nominated for various awards, "My True Fairytale" was released in theaters and on-demand platforms in April 2021, marking a significant milestone in its journey. The film had its world premiere at the Cinequest in March 2021, further increasing its recognition.
Writer / Director
"As the war starts in Ukraine, six years old Nina is sent to her grandmother's remote village. In the shack outside, Nina discovers a badly wounded Russian soldier."
Hedgehog is an award-winning short film with stunning cinematography, powerful performances, and a moving soundtrack. The film is a poignant tale of compassion and humanity in the midst of war, and a testament to the power of human connection. Through its expertly crafted visuals and sound design, Hedgehog immerses viewers in a world of artistry and skillful storytelling.
DELMARVA LIFE, WBOC (CBS)
Documentary First (Podcast)
MY TRUE FAIRYTALE
"Angie Goodwin runs away after a horrific car crash to make her dream of becoming a superhero come true."
My True Fairytale is a touching, humorous, candid, and intimate exploration of a young woman’s magical journey that leads to the discovery that saving the world starts with saving your own world. The people in it. The ones you love and cherish the most.
Helping Parents Heal
Irene Weinberg: Grief and Rebirth Podcast
Producer / Writer / Director / Composer
A charming man gets lured to a motel by his lover only to experience the unexpected.
UNDER THE ABOVE
Producer / Writer / Director / Composer / Editor
A woman with incredible abilities is contacted by a mysterious man. She is given a special set of instructions she must follow. Today is a big day, if only she can get through it.