Carlo Mirabella-Davis

Carlo Mirabella-Davis’ debut feature film, Swallow, starring Haley Bennett, premiered at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival, won 23 global festival awards including Best Actress at Tribeca, Best Picture at Woodstock Film Festival, Best Screenplay & Best Director at Fantasia Fest. Carlo was nominated for the 2021 Gotham Independent Film Award for Breakthrough Director. Swallow achieved an 87% Certified Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes and made numerous Best Films of the Year lists, including those penned by Pedro Almodóvar and John Waters. Most recently, Carlo directed two episodes of M. Night Shyamalan’s critically acclaimed Apple TV+ show Servant: 303 “Hair” and 405 “Neighbors”. His thriller short, Knife Point, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, won Vimeo’s Short of the Week, screened on Arte-TV, and garnered him Best New Director at the Brooklyn International Film Festival. He also co-directed and produced the feature documentary The Swell Season, starring Oscar-winners Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and earned a New York Times Critic’s Pick. Carlo is an alumnus of the Sundance Screenwriters Lab, the Sundance Directors Lab, and Sundance Catalyst. He has spent over twelve years teaching filmmaking in New York City. He holds an MFA and a BFA in film production from NYU Tisch School of the Arts.