Artist Spotlight with Colin Campbell

Colin Alistair Campbell is an actor, writer, producer and newly minted director. His debut short, “Patricia Says Goodbye,” is a narrative drama that screened as part of the 2023 Inwood Film Festival. His second, most recent short is “Fundamental Shapes,” a gentle romantic comedy. “Fundamental Shapes” is in the middle of its festival run and has garnered the Audience Choice Award for Best Narrative Film at the Indy Shorts Film Festival in Indianapolis (an Oscar-qualifying festival), and the Jury Award for Best Comedy Short at the Vero Beach Film Festival.

Colin is a founding member of the Kiley Ensemble, a contemporary theater group in New York City, and he draws on his own experience as an actor to help shape his directorial and writing approach. Born in Iceland, Colin enjoyed a rather nomadic childhood and early adulthood, living in countries on four different continents. He currently calls both Virginia and New York City home.